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"SIS surveillance = cleared Senator Sydia's name // Imperial traitor = Sydia's husband // Husband = arrested this morning"
―T7-O1[src]

The husband of the Republic Senator Verre Sydia was a deep-cover spy for the Sith Empire through his wife's career during the Great Galactic and Cold Wars until his true allegiances were exposed by the astromech droid T7-O1.

Biography[edit | edit source]

A male individual married Verre Sydia, a Senator of the Galactic Republic, as part of his role as a deep-cover spy for the Sith Empire during the Great Galactic and Cold Wars.[1] In 3663 BBY,[2] an Alderaanian noble and fellow Imperial operative named Eckhorn Baliss added Sydia's husband to a list of potential Imperial sympathizers,[3] and the man feared that his cover had been blown.[1] Using his wife's access to classified Senate accounts,[4] Sydia's husband hired the bounty hunter Terrin Sandafar to kill Baliss by rigging his ship to explode above the noble's homeworld of Alderaan.[5]

However, in 3653 BBY,[2] the former slaver Shafu began investigating Baliss' death as part of an assignment for the deceased Jedi Master Ven Zallow. Sydia's husband employed Sandafar again to eliminate the Rodian Shafu above the moon Nar Shaddaa,[6] and after killing Sandafar to eliminate his accomplice, the man's cover remained in place for another decade before the Jedi Knight known as the Hero of Tython worked with the droid T7-O1—Shafu's former partner—to expose him. Thanks to their investigations, the Strategic Information Service, the Republic intelligence agency, arrested Sydia's husband.[1]

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

Verre Sydia's husband was first mentioned in conversations with the Jedi Knight companion T7-O1 in the video game Star Wars: The Old Republic.[1]

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Notes and references[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 SWTOR mini.png Star Wars: The Old Republic—Conversation with T7-O1: "The Truth Comes Out"
  2. 2.0 2.1 SWTOR mini.png STAR WARS: The Old Republic - Question ! :) - Page 3 on The Old Republic's official website (backup link) places Star Wars: The Old Republic about ten to twelve years after the signing of the Treaty of Coruscant, which is dated to 3653 BBY by Star Wars: The Old Republic Encyclopedia. The Old Republic—The Lost Suns 2 takes place ten years after the treaty, one week after the mission to Nar Shaddaa, and around the time of the SpecForce Incident. Since the mission and the incident are respectively part of Act I of the Jedi Knight and Republic Trooper's storylines, and the Trooper's Act I occurs concurrent to Act I of the Smuggler storyline, the general events of Act I for all classes can be assumed to occur in 3643 BBY. The Prologue for each class immediately precedes Act I, and Act III for all classes begins with the start of the Galactic War, which Star Wars: The Old Republic Encyclopedia places around 3640 BBY. Assuming that in-universe chronology of the Star Wars: The Old Republic events roughly aligns with the release of story content in real-life as with SWTOR mini.png Forums: Dear Story Team, What Year Are We Currently In? on The Old Republic's official website (backup link), the Act III Epilogue must take place near the end of 3640 BBY since it was the chronologically latest story of the The Old Republic base game, which was released toward the end of 2011. Therefore, assuming that The Old Republic takes place over the course of three years per the former of the two aforementioned swtor.com posts, Act I takes place near the end of 3643 BBY. Subtracting 20 years from 3,643 BBY results in a date of 3663 BBY and subtracting 10 years results in a date of 3653 BBY.
  3. SWTOR mini.png Star Wars: The Old Republic—Conversation with T7-O1: "Eckhorn's List"
  4. SWTOR mini.png Star Wars: The Old Republic—Conversation with T7-O1: "The Senator's Secret"
  5. SWTOR mini.png Star Wars: The Old Republic—Conversation with T7-O1: "Terrin Sandafar"
  6. SWTOR mini.png Star Wars: The Old Republic—Conversation with T7-O1: "Slaver's Redemption"
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