BBY/ABY is used to position items along the Star Wars Timeline. BBY refers to Before the Battle of Yavin. ABY refers to After the Battle of Yavin. The Battle of Yavin in Episode IV: A New Hope occured in 0 BBY/ABY.
Set in between Episodes I and II, this story arc of the Republic comics sees key members of the Jedi Council such as Ki-Adi-Mundi, Mace Windu, and Adi Gallia to the Podracing planet of Malastare to assist in negotiating a treaty between the Lanniks and the Gran. Little do they know that they are being hunted themselves! Tusken Raider Jedi Padawan A’Sharad Hett befriends Anakin Skywalker, Sebulba makes a comeback, and the Jedi journey to Nar Shadaa. The story serves as an early backstory for Mace Windu. Plus he fights Rancors!
When half of the Jedi High Council journeys to the foreign world of Malastare to negotiate a peace treaty between two warring factions, an insidious third party is waiting in the wings to destroy the Jedi.