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.
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Three years have passed since Anakin and Padmé made their secret wedding vow. The Clone Wars continue to pit the Jedi Knights and the Separatists. Chancellor Palpatine holds a dictator's power, and the Jedi Council votes to arrest him in a last-ditch effort to halt the disintegration of the Republic. Over the chaos looms a secret plot by the Sith. Meanwhile, Anakin is plagued by feelings of powerlessness and dreams of Padmé's death. He seeks refuge in the tempting promises of the Sith, spiraling down the path to destruction.