THE DARK TIMES
Held in a rebel cell, Rau still refused to join the fight against the Empire. But when contact with the Protectors of Concord Dawn was lost, he volunteered to investigate with Sabine, Ezra, and Chopper. They arrived to find the planet half-destroyed, all his men killed by Imperial Super Commandos -- Mandalorians loyal to the Empire, led Gar Saxon. He came to see the ruthlessness of the Empire, and ultimately saved Sabine, Ezra, and Chopper from the Mandalorians. Impressed at their devotion to their cause, he finally agreed to join the rebellion.
An ancient group of Mandalorian warriors, the Protectors served the ruler of Mandalore. After the Imperial occupation of their homeworld, however, the Protectors established a base on the third moon of the Concord Dawn system. Led by Fenn Rau, they formed an alignment with the Empire; after Rau was captured by the rebels Kanan Jarrus and Sabine Wren, who fought with honor, the Protectors’ sympathies changed.
Sabine Wren was a Mandalorian warrior, explosives expert, and graffiti artist -- qualities that came in handy as one of the first rebels against the Empire. Part of the Ghost crew, Sabine used her gift for bomb-making to great effect against the Empire, and would often mark her work with spray-paint tags. Her classic Mandalorian armor was notable for incorporating her own custom stylings, reflecting her creative-meets-rebellious spirit.
Not every Jedi perished in Order 66. Kanan Jarrus survived the Emperor’s purge, going underground for years and hiding the truth about who he really was. To keep his past a secret, Kanan carried a blaster -- an uncommon practice for a Jedi -- and used a lightsaber that had to be assembled. He was a leader among the Ghost crew, a small group of rebels looking to strike back against the Empire, and with the emergence of the Force-sensitive Ezra, once again embraced his identity as a Jedi Knight.
A frigid Outer Rim planet marked by jagged crystalline landscapes, Mygeeto was the homeworld of the Lurmen and controlled by the InterGalactic Banking Clan. During the Outer Rim Sieges, Ki-Adi-Mundi and clone forces under Commander Bacara battled Separatist droids for control of Mygeeto. When Supreme Chancellor Palpatine issued Order 66, Bacara and his clones shot their Jedi General dead.