By Drew Karpyshyn
As soon as the Sith order teemed with fans. yet their rivalries divided them in never-ending battles for supremacy. till one darkish lord finally united the Sith within the quest to enslave the galaxy–and exterminate the Jedi. but it's going to fall to a different, way more robust than the total Brotherhood of Darkness, to finally detect the entire strength of the Sith, and wield the impressive strength of the darkish facet as by no means earlier than. considering formative years, Dessel has identified simply the abuse of his hateful father and the harmful, soul-crushing exertions of a cortosis miner. Deep within the tunnels of the desolate planet Apatros, perpetually excavating the infrequent mineral valued through the galaxy, Dessel goals of the day he can escape–a day he fears might by no means come. but if a high-stakes card online game results in lethal violence, Dessel unexpectedly unearths himself a sought after guy. at the run from vengeful Republic forces, Dessel vanishes into the ranks of the Sith military, and ships out to affix the bloody struggle opposed to the Republic and its Jedi champions. There, Dessel’s brutality, crafty, and extraordinary command of the strength quickly win him renown as a warrior. yet within the eyes of his watchful masters, he's destined for a much better function within the final Sith plan for the galaxy–if he can turn out himself actually beneficial. As an acolyte within the Sith academy, learning the secrets and techniques and abilities of the darkish aspect on the ft of its maximum masters, Dessel embraces his new Sith id: Bane. but the precise try out is but to come back. in an effort to achieve popularity into the Brotherhood of Darkness one needs to totally quit to the darkish part via an ordeal by way of hearth that Bane, for all his unquenchable fury and lust for energy, will not be robust adequate to undergo . . . specifically considering that deception, treachery, and homicide run rampant one of the Sith disciples, and utter ruthlessness by myself is the most important to survival. merely by way of defying the main sacred traditions, rejecting all he has been taught, and drawing upon the long-forgotten knowledge of the first actual Sith can Bane wish to triumph–and forge from the ashes of that which he needs to ruin a brand new period of absolute darkish energy.