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"the science fiction and fantasy author who thrills and terrifies us to the point of addiction"
Captain U.S. Army, Retired

T.A. RICHARDS II

Author, Digital Artist and Creative Mastermind

The Great Jedi Purge began after order 66 was issued. Every Jedi light was to be extinguished, no exceptions. New task forces within the Imperial military were established to ensure the extinction of the Order. These teams of highly trained commandos equipped with special weapons and armor scoured the galaxy looking for followers of the Light. Certain officers, like General Cissalc distinguished themselves and were given complete and total freedom as they carried out their orders with extreme prejudice. His cruelty and savagery quickly spread throughout the galaxy.

The following entry was the last page of a journal found in the debris of a farming colony in the Outer Rim destroyed by the Empire.

But I left the Order years before the Clones turned on the Jedi. I turned my back on the Temple’s hypocrisy and arrogance and only wanted to be left alone. The years of war, the killing and most all the politics ruined me as a Jedi. I hated the man I had become and wanted nothing more with those who had turned me into a violent killing machine for the Senate.


And that’s when I met her – so beautiful and elegant, my heart skipped a beat every time she walked into the room. I was warned and even chastised for my growing feelings of attachment but I couldn’t help myself. I was in love and nothing, not even the Force was going to keep me from being with her.

So I left the Order and married the woman of my dreams. We lived a simple life in the Outer Rim on a colony with other Nerf herders. My wife gave birth to our three children and the following years were the best of my life. If I close my eyes I can still hear my children laughing and playing in the fields where I worked.


But all that is gone now! I am alone and left with nothing but my need for revenge. And I will have my revenge. Even if it’s the last thing that I do, I will kill General Cissalc. But I won’t stop there, I will wreck havoc upon the Empire who issued the orders to kill my family. They will feel the pain that lives inside of me as if it is their own. They will know what it is like to lose everything that matters most in life. And mostly they will know what it is like to watch those they love get cut down as they helplessly watch.

I am Koz Sceva and I hate the Force. I am neither Jedi nor Sith but I will use the Force to destroy the Empire and make the Emperor suffer until he slithers out of the shadows and faces me.