The title of this article is conjectural.

Although this article is based on official information from the Star Wars Legends continuity, the actual name of this subject is pure conjecture.

"What could you hate enough to destroy me?"
Darth Maul and Darth Vader[src]

A duel on the moon Kalakar Six was a fight between Darth Vader and Darth Maul, the latter resurrected through Sith alchemy.


After the Rebel Alliance managed to obtain the Star Wars schematics of the Death Star, Vader was commanded by the Emperor himself to retrieve the stolen information. Vader received word of a possible Rebel courier en route to Kalakar Six, a volcanic moon once controlled by the Sith. However, there was no Rebel presence on the moon. Vader had been lured there by a cult of darksiders, who had managed to revive Darth Sidious's previous apprentice: Darth Maul. They believed Vader's Jedi past had left him "tainted" an

Darth Vader defeats Darth Maul.

her, until Vader managed to slice Maul's double-bladed lightsabehalf. However, both ends of the weapon continued to function, allowing Maul to use Jar'Kai against Vader, who had little defense against such combat style. Maul prepared to deliver the killing blow, but Vader quickly Force Pulled his lightsaber, angled it by his right side and thumbed it to life, running the blade through Maul. Dying, Maul asked Vader what he could possibly hate enough to give him the strength to overcome Maul. Vader responded by saying it was himself that he despised.


Soon thereafter, Vader was met by the seemingly unsurprised Darth Sidious, who executed the treacherous cultists. When Vader asked how it was possible for Darth Maul to have been brought back, the Emperor merely replied that it was possible for that which was destroyed to be brought back again. The Emperor told Vader that the cultists were heretics, and that they should resume their search of the stolen Death Star plans.

Behind the scenesEdit

The duel was selected as one of Star Wars Insider 83's 20 Most Memorable Moments of the Expanded Universe, with Leland Chee confirming its canonicity on his blog.[2]



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