Legacy of the Jedi
is a book and part of the Star Wars Expanded Universe
. It takes place during the Rise of the Empire
story era from about fifty years before the events of The Phantom Menace
to the Clone Wars
, and follows the characters Lorian Nod
and Count Dooku
is a promising Padawan
and the best friend of Count Dooku. When Lorian decides to learn the ways of the Sith
, Dooku must decide to side with the Jedi Council or his best friend.
Thirteen years later, Dooku has become a Jedi Master and taken Qui-Gon Jinn
as his Padawan. Lorian has been exiled from the Jedi Order and become a roaming space-pirate
. In a twist of fate, Dooku will once more face his old friend.
Thirty-two years later, Qui-Gon has lost his former apprentice Xanatos
to the dark side
and has after much thought decided to train Obi-Wan Kenobi
. On one of their many missions, they must work together to fight Lorian Nod once again.
Twenty-three years later, the Clone Wars
have engulfed the galaxy. Obi-Wan and his own apprentice, Anakin Skywalker
, have received a message from Lorian Nod calling for a treaty
between himself and the Republic. Obi-Wan and Anakin journey to the planet, even if it is a trap. But the final showdown will be between two former Jedi, Count Dooku and Lorian Nod