"Years ago, when the Empire became aware of Voss, the Emperor sent the military to lay siege to the planet. The visionaries thwarted what they foresaw to be a simple attempt to conquer."
Servant One[src]

The Imperial Attack on Voss was an event that occurred[4] in approximately 3645 BBY,[2] during the Cold War between the Galactic Republic and the reconstituted Sith Empire. Upon learning that the recently-discovered planet Voss was inhabited by the Force-sensitive Voss species, who had powerful foresight abilities, the Sith Emperor ordered the Imperial Military to conquer the planet.[3] General Khypes arrived in orbit with a battlecruiser and several army divisions in order to demand a surrender, having been alerted that the Voss capital of Voss-Ka was undefended. However, Khypes' cruiser exploded before he could contact the planet, and the ship's escorts were destroyed moments later.[4] During this time, the agents of the Emperor's Hand kidnapped a Voss from the surface for the Emperor's own purposes.[3] Realizing that they had underestimated the Voss, the Empire declared that Khypes had gone rogue, and both the Empire and the Republic began making diplomatic overtures to the Voss.[4] The Jedi Council declined to assist in the negotiations, perceiving the Mystics to be "grey Force-users", who don't believe in light and dark sides of the Force, and that they have more in common with the Sith in being rulers of their society.

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The Imperial Attack on Voss was first mentioned on the official site of the video game Star Wars: The Old Republic, and it was given a name and further background in the game itself and The Old Republic's in-game Codex.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 SWTOR icon.png Voss on The Old Republic Holonet (original version) (backup link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 SWTOR mini.png Star Wars: The Old Republic—Imperial Agent Mission: "Paying Respects" on Voss establishes that the imposter Bas-Ton has been on Voss for five years, and he was sent there to infiltrate Voss society after the Sith Empire's invasion of the planet failed. Additionally, Star Wars: The Old Republic Encyclopedia places the events of Act III, which include Voss, in approximately 3640 BBY; thus, the invasion of Voss occurred in approximately 3645 BBY.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 SWTOR mini.png Star Wars: The Old Republic—Sith Warrior Mission: "Request An Audience" on Voss
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 SWTOR mini.png Star Wars: The Old Republic—Codex: "The Imperial Attack on Voss"
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