Star Wars: Fragments from the Rim
Season 1 – Grand Trandosha
Pilot: Escape from Syngra
Syngra, Kanz sector
Month 10, 2 ABY
— ISB Guard
After escaping from certain incarceration on the hellish mining world of Syngra and evading Imperial custody, four wanted individuals sign on as crew on the Grand Trandosha, an L4000 transport owned by an venerable Trandoshan, Kesshak, better known as The Captain.
Additions: Sinoca Meeku, Rodian Ace (Pilot); Tray’Essek, Trandoshan Hired Gun (Marauder); Kai An’Dov, Bothan Colonist (Doctor); Khyphon-4, Droid Bounty Hunter (Gadgeteer)
Episode 1.01: Old Debts
Takodana, Tashtor sector / Daalang, Daalang sector
Month 4, 3 ABY
— Foss Cabren
The crew visits pirate queen Maz Kanata and takes on the ailing Captain’s final mission: travel to Daalang and find Maz’s old friend, Foss Cabren. They find the archaeologist on the swamp planet, but it looks like he was waiting for more than just a courtesy call…
Additions: Cadan Limpan, Duros Technician (Outlaw Tech)
Other Events: Battle of Hoth and evacuation of Echo Base. Death of Luke Skywalker, the “Hero of Yavin”.
New Contacts: Maz Kanata, Foss Cabren
Episode 1.02: Maz’s Children
Daalang, Daalang sector / Takodana, Tashtor sector / Nar Shaddaa, Hutt Space
Month 4, 3 ABY
— Maz Kanata
The crew and Foss realize they’re on the same side. After narrowly avoiding Imperial troops closing in on their position, the crew return to Takodana with Foss Cabren. There, Maz and Foss give the crew another mission: find the Jedi who went into hiding after the Great Jedi Purge. Their first contact is a librarian named Kavra Krin, who currently serves in the employ of notorious gambling kingpin Gruuba the Hutt.
Episode 1.03: Chalacta Blitz
Nar Shaddaa, Hutt Space / Chalacta, Kastolar sector
Month 4, 3 ABY
In order to get Gruuba’s attention, Sinoca enters into a swoop race on Chalacta. Starat, a Chiss associate of Khyphon-4, arranges for a swoop through Abza, an aqualish loan shark. Sinoca places 5th while the crew avoids separate double-crosses by both Abza and Starat.
New Contacts: Starat, Abza
Episode 1.04: Marathon Anchorage
Nar Shaddaa, Hutt Space / The Roil, Gordian Reach
Month 5, 3 ABY
An audience with Gruuba the Hutt and a chance meeting with Neimoidian Jod Maaro, Cadan’s former lawyer, leads to the discovery of Marathon Anchorage, an abandoned Separatist supply depot… and Ephaan Kenzon, the Jedi in drunken exile there. Kavra Krin reveals a secret, and the crew makes a deal with the Rebel Alliance.
Other Events: Death of the Captain. De facto ownership transfer of the Grand Trandosha.
New Contacts: Kavra Krin, Gruuba the Hutt, Jod Maaro, Ephaan Kenzon
Episode 1.05: Resolute
Arda, Gordian Reach
Month 12, 3 ABY
— Lady Typhon
The Rebel Alliance asks the crew to travel to Arda to investigate the failed extraction of a defector’s family. There they follow a trail of clues to the Arda City Spaceport. After sparking a riot, the crew encounters the fallen Jedi Lady Typhon, who kills the defector’s family in front of the crew. Upon returning to Marathon Anchorage, the crew learns the identity of the defector: Imperial Admiral Firmus Piett, commander of Vader’s infamous Death Squadron.
New Contacts: Rebel Alliance Lieutenant Nala, Lady Typhon, former Imperial Admiral Piett
Episode 1.06: Homecoming
The Roil, Gordian Reach
Month 2, 4 ABY
Lieutenant Nala discovers Zeke sending coded transmissions using Marathon Anchorage’s high power transmitter into an uncharted region of the Outer Rim. While investigating, the crew discovers a pair of Jawas that Zeke has hidden in the refinery section. Zeke finally admits he has been in contact with droids in deep space who have established their own subsector and rule a dozen planets as dictators. He convinces the crew to take him there so he can return to his people in an emotional farewell. Meanwhile, a Rebel pilot reports to Kai, claiming he saw something out in the junkyard while on maneuvers. The crew investigates and discovers a host of B1 battle droids still active on a derelict Separatist frigate.
New Contacts: Rebel Alliance pilot Rafe “Rez” Resan
Episode 1.07: Old Wounds
The Roil, Gordian Reach
Month 3, 4 ABY
The crew investigates the Munificent-class frigate they discovered last episode. The crew discovers an erstwhile conflict between B1 battle droids in the fore and aft sections of the ship. The droid factions had received conflicting orders, with the fore section commanded to destroy all organics and the aft section being commanded to protect them. The crew makes contact with the aft section droids and discovers the last organics died on board the ship a decade prior; something the droids had no awareness of. The crew clones the signal keeping the aft droids tethered to the ship, and uses their newfound mobility to strike against the computer core of the fore section. Ultimately the fore droids are disabled, allowing the crew to take a small number of droids, including two droidekas, back with them to Marathon Anchorage to be reprogrammed.
Other Events: Defeat of the Rebel Alliance at Endor with heavy losses of capital assets and command staff; second Death Star heavily damaged and rendered non-operational.
Episode 1.08: Patched In
Pajool, Thrasybule sector
Month 10, 3 ABY
The crew arrives on Pajool and immediately bump into some old friends. They go on to make contact with Trey’s old contact Zuckuss, who double-crosses the crew and attempts to collect on the bounty the cartel put out on Trey. The crew foil Zuckuss’ plans, leaving him in a locked battle with a hungry nexu. On return to the Grand Trandosha, they encounter Ixx and a crew of Bando Gora terrorists. Ixx challenges Trey, but the crew gain the upper hand and vaporize him with the ship’s weapons. Afterwards they communicate with a representative of the Broker, who warns Trey of the Bando Gora and their certain plans for revenge…
New Contacts: Florian Dane, majordomo of The Jewel; Tanu Evesh, intermediary for the Broker
Episode 1.09: The Trace/Seven Devils
The Roil, Gordian Reach; Droxine, Esstran sector
Month 11, 3 ABY
— Kavra Krin
The crew responds to a probe droid signal that has revealed the location of Marathon Anchorage to unknown parties. Following the path of the signal, they encounter, subdue, and capture one of Moff Kurtz’s Seven Devils… who is revealed to be Kenzon’s thought-to-be-dead padawan. The crew receives word that Marathon Anchorage has been boarded by Imperial forces, but all principals escape to a rendezvous in the Roche system. There, the crew parts ways with Kenzon, Kavra Krin, and the refugees, with Kai deciding to travel out to the hidden Jedi refuge as well. The rest of the crew arrange for the death of their prisoner, and then exchange ships and vehicles for a new ride: a Gozanti light cruiser. They decide that with the loss of Marathon Anchorage and with Moff Kurtz thinking them dead, a change of location and career might be in order…