Tales of the Jedi: Redemption 1: A Gathering of Jedi is the first issue in the Tales of the Jedi: Redemption series of comics. It was published by Dark Horse Comics on July 22, 1998.

Opening crawlEdit

A Gathering of Jedi
''Ten years following the devastating [[Great Sith War]], which turned [[Jedi/Legends|Jedi]] against Jedi and wreaked great destruction on the [[Galactic Republic/Legends|Galactic Republic]]. [[Exar Kun]], the self-proclaimed [[Dark Lord of the Sith/Legends|Dark Lord of the Sith]], has been destroyed in his [[Massassi Temple]]s on the jungle moon of [[Yavin 4/Legends|Yavin 4]] during the [[Battle of Yavin 4 (Great Sith War)|Battle of Yavin 4]]. His chief lieutenant, [[Ulic Qel-Droma]] was stripped of his powers—blinded to the Force—by [[Nomi Sunrider]], after he killed his own brother [[Cay Qel-Droma|Cay]].''

''Since that time, Ulic has isolated himself, wandering powerless and trying to hide from his past. He is a Jedi, and yet no longer a Jedi... Meanwhile, Nomi Sunrider, now a charismatic leader in the Republic and a spokesperson for the [[Jedi Knight/Legends|Jedi Knights]], has called a great convocation, the first in a decade. She summons all the Jedi to [[Exis Station]], an isolated space city which is the new home for many of the artifacts rescued from the [[Battle of Ossus (Great Sith War)|destruction of Ossus]].''

''But galactic politics have no further meaning for Ulic. Keeping his identity secret, Ulic has hired [[Hoggon]], a down-on-his-luck spacer, to take him to a quiet place where he can live out the rest of his days. He wishes only to hide from the Republic, become a hermit, and hope history will forget what he has done.''

''Hoggon ferries him to the isolated moon of Yavin 4, without knowing Ulic's own connection to the place...''

Plot summaryEdit

Hoggon's ship arrives in the Yavin system and makes its way to the surface. Hoggon tells Ulic of the events that happened there, but all Ulic can see is ghosts, including that of his dead brother, Cay. Ulic tells Hoggon that this place will not do as well.

On Ryloth, many Twi'leks flee as a heat storm rages upon them, with Jedi Tott Doneeta doing what he can to help. He tries using the force to hold back the storm, but is overwhelmed, receiving burns across the side of his face. Rather then stay and rest his wounds, he announces that he must leave for the Great Jedi Convocation.

On Exis Station, Master Thon arrives, meeting Vima Sunrider, now a teenager. The two are shortly interrupted by the Cathar Jedi Sylvar, and the two Jedi leave Vima to join the convocation that has begun. While Nomi speaks, Vima gets bored and decides to take off and try out flying a mining ship. But, while flying, Vima gets caught in a magnetic loop and has her ship disabled and is forced to eject. She is then rescued by a late arrival for the convocation, Tott Doneeta. Upon arriving back at the station, Nomi questions her daughter's actions, asking how she can expect to become a Jedi with such brash choices. Vima responds by saying if Nomi would spend more time training her, she could have gotten out of it herself.

Elsewhere, Hoggon's ship arrives on the icy surface of Rhen Var. Upon landing, Ulic announces that he is satisfied with this place.


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Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Tales of the Jedi: Redemption 1: A Gathering of Jedi
  2. The New Essential Chronology
The Tales of the Jedi saga
The Golden Age of the Sith: 0 · 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5
The Fall of the Sith Empire: 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5
Knights of the Old Republic:
Ulic Qel-Droma and the Beast Wars of Onderon: 1 · 2
The Saga of Nomi Sunrider: 3 · 4 · 5
The Freedon Nadd Uprising: 1 · 2
Dark Lords of the Sith: 0 · 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6
The Sith War: 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6
Redemption: 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5
Other collections
Omnibus: Volume 1 · Omnibus: Volume 2 · The Collection
The Collection + The Freedon Nadd Uprising · 30th Anniversary
Guide books
Tales of the Jedi Companion
Audio books
Tales of the Jedi · Dark Lords of the Sith

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