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'Star Wars': Another Jedi Confirmed To Have Survived The Jedi Purge

'Star Wars': Another Jedi Confirmed To Have Survived The Jedi Purge
From Slashfilm - October 10, 2017

How did we end upfromthere being thousands of Jedi Knights toThe Last Jedi?The Jedi were rendered myths after most of the Order was destroyed by Emperor Palpatine and his first-in-command Darth Vader, during the events ofStar Wars Episode III:The Revenge of the Sith. Nearly 10,000 Jedi Knights existed at the time, and it was presumed that all of themexcept for Yoda, Obi-Wan, and a select few who were off the radardied.

Butthere is another. At least, according to a newStar Wars comic book issue ofDarth Vader, which explores the Sith Lords attempts to exterminate the survivors ofPalpatines Great Jedi Purge.

Spoilers follow forDarth Vader #6.

Palpatine, also known as Darth Sidious, unleashed his devious plan upon the unsuspecting Jedi Knights toward the end ofRevenge of the Sith, in ascheme known as Order 66. A refresher: Palpatine had secretly encoded a program into the Republics clone troopers that would suddenly turn them against their Jedi allies once the switch was flipped.

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