Surface Details is a short story published in the developer blog for Star Wars: The Old Republic on August 8, 2014. In it, a Selkath customs official Varko working at the Mercantile Plaza on Manaan unknowingly provides information to Theron Shan and Lana Beniko on the movement of Colonel Darrok and Darth Arkous. The short story is a prelude to the Manaan Flashpoint released as part on Update 2.9 on August 19, which itself is part of the Forged Alliances story arc.


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  1. According to SWTOR mini.png Forums: Dear Story Team, What Year Are We Currently In? on The Old Republic's official website (backup link), Star Wars: The Old Republic: Rise of the Hutt Cartel takes place from early to mid 3638 BBY, and further Game Updates that were released in 2013 take place in the latter half of that year. The post also states that Game Updates released in 2014 can be placed in early and mid 3637 BBY, Shadow of Revan takes place near the end of that year, and that the events of Game Updates 3.1 through 3.3 can be placed in early and mid 3636 BBY. Therefore, the events of Game Update 2.9 and the 2014 Digital Expansion Galactic Strongholds can be placed in 3637 BBY.

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