- "Throwing in with pirates now? Oh, how the mighty Sith have fallen."
- ―Obi-Wan Kenobi
During the Clone Wars, a skirmish took place on the Outer Rim world of Florrum between the pirate forces of Hondo Ohnaka, aided by the Jedi Order, and renegade pirate forces under the command of the renegade Sith Nightbrothers Maul and Savage Opress. The two Nightbrothers had traveled to Florrum in order to begin building a criminal syndicate, and they promised wealth and power to any pirates who betrayed Ohnaka and joined them. Ohnaka himself refused to surrender, leading the brothers to lay siege to his pirate compound.
The pirates were soon aided by Jedi Masters Obi-Wan Kenobi and Adi Gallia, both members of the Jedi Council, who had been tracking Maul and Opress throughout the Outer Rim. They joined the loyalist pirate forces in battle against Maul and Opress, and Gallia was slain in combat against Opress. Kenobi and Ohnaka's forces retreated and lured the renegades into a trap, forcing them to surrender and reunite with the rest of the gang. Kenobi fought off the two Sith brothers, and Maul and Opress eventually fled.
After the events of Florrum, the badly injured Maul and Opress were discovered by Death Watch, a splinter faction from Mandalore, and together they formed the criminal syndicate known as the Shadow Collective, completing the goal that Maul and Opress set out to accomplish on Florrum.
Appearances[edit | edit source]
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Revival" (First appearance)
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Eminence" (Appears in flashback(s))
- "Kindred Spirits"—Star Wars Insider 159 (Indirect mention only)
Sources[edit | edit source]
- Ultimate Star Wars
- Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know
- Star Wars Helmet Collection 1 (Databank A-Z: Ask Aak–Stass Allie)
- Star Wars Helmet Collection 19 (Databank A-Z: GA-97–Geonosis)
- Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know, Updated and Expanded (Indirect mention only)
- Ultimate Star Wars, New Edition (Indirect mention only)
- Star Wars Encyclopedia of Starfighters and Other Vehicles
Notes and references[edit | edit source]
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Revival"
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Eminence"
- Star Wars Helmet Collection 33 (Highlights of the Saga: The Unlikely Heroes) dates the Mission to Aut-O's flagship to 20 BBY and Star Wars: Galactic Atlas dates the takeover of Mandalore to 19 BBY. As the episode this event takes place within takes place between the events of the episodes the other events are attached to according to , this event must take place between 20 BBY and 19 BBY.