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.
The Youtini Expanded Universe Ranking system is a 1-5 scale that ranks EU book quality, difficulty, and importance. Books closer to Level 1 are easier to read and understand, more important, and of higher quality.
Ten years after the Sith War, the Dark Lord of the Sith's chief lieutenant has been stripped of his force powers. Seeking isolation in a distant corner of the galaxy, the rejected Ulic Qel-Droma is desperate to escape all ties to the life he would rather forget - until the young and mysterious Vima appears and Ulic sees in her a chance at redemption. But, as Ulic discovered long ago, mistakes are not easily left behind. When a search party from Vima's homeland comes looking for the missing girl, Ulic finds himself face-to-face with a vengeful Jedi from his past whose own redemption will be marked by the spilling of Ulic's blood.