When the Treaty of Coruscant was signed, it left a sour taste in the mouths of every citizen of the Galactic Republic. Coruscant burned, Alderaan's government was nearing collapse and the unemployment rates across the galaxy reached record highs that hadn't been seen in centuries. Refugees starved, several worlds suddenly faced a complete halt in supplies, others drove into civil war. Balmorra was abandoned, and countless faithful army units who still—in spite of being ignored—felt loyal to their government. We were beaten and bloodied, our representatives grabbing for straws as their estates burned and their bank accounts emptied. The Sith Empire had finally won.
But we refused to back down to such a decadent and malevolent enemy. Soldiers and citizens of the Galactic Republic outright refused to submit to the intergalactic bullies on Dromund Kaas. Through outrage and inability to take any more corruption, both Ord Mantell and Coruscant are now being thoroughly cleaned of corrupt politicians. Citizens are beginning to vote responsibly, submit complaints, and lend themselves to reconstruction efforts across the ravaged worlds of the Republic.
One of those worlds is Taris. Untouched by the war, a Senatorial decree ordered that Taris would be one of the first lost Republic worlds to begin recolonization since the Jedi Civil War. The initial efforts were a disaster—ten years of Governor after Governor falling into ruin after the trials became too much for them. Once more it seemed as if the Sith had defeated the best we had to offer—until planetary Governor Saresh.
Governor Saresh, the true hero of Taris.
Making a name for herself in the Republic Senate, Saresh became known for her uncompromising views and her ability to get results no matter the doctrine. In an attempt to get rid of such a good Senator, several corrupt officials ordered (Read more...)