- "Is there no escape from this madness?"
- ―Galen Erso
For the last four months of the war, elements of the Confederacy navy had been attempting to break through the lunar picket lines of the Bright Nebula Fleet of the Republic Navy in a bid to attack the planet, only sporadically managing to launch attacks against the planet itself.
In the last days of the war, the Separatists broke through and managed to land on the surface, and had reached the point of breaking the Republic lines. Then, Supreme Chancellor Sheev Palpatine publicly declared himself as the galaxy's Emperor and transformed the Republic into the Galactic Empire.
Galen Walton Erso and his family, who had been living on Lokori during the prolonged battle, were caught up in the confusion as the battle droids landed, they were nearly killed by a group of B1-series battle droids. They were only saved by the shutdown of the Droid Army began by Darth Vader on Mustafar. Nevertheless, Galen had nightmares about the battle droids for months.
Notes and references
- Star Wars: Force Collection (Card: Bacara (★★★★))
- Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel
- Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith
- Kanan 1
- Empire Day was the day that Darth Sidious issued the proclamation of the New Order —This video establishes that the first
- "The Clone Wars" – Star Wars Encyclopedia
- Star Wars: Geektionary: The Galaxy from A - Z