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.
Blood of the Empire the second story arc in a series of comic tie-ins to the Star Wars: The Old Republic massively multi-player online roleplaying game. The story features Sith apprentice Teneb Kel, rest from leading the Sith Empire’s forces to victory. He’s tasked with a mission by secretive Emperor himself, but his prey proves to be a difficult target. In order to complete his mission, preserve his emperor’s reign, and save his skin, Kel must forge an unlikely alliance and keep the secrets he learns along the way.
Written by one of the game’s designers, Alexander Freed, the comics were originally released on-line and eventually published as a single issue by Dark Horse.
Set in the newest corner of the Star Wars galaxy! After hundreds of years, the Sith Empire has returned to the galaxy, determined to crush the Republic that sent them into exile. For young Sith Teneb Kel, it is his only chance to rise above his lowly beginnings as a slave and prove hisworth to the Dark Council. Yet their mission for him is unexpected. He will not hunt Jedi, but rather a fellow Sith: the Emperor'sapprentice! The release of The Old Republic promises to be a Star Wars event of the highest order, a game-changing moment that will mobilize legions of fans to explore a never-before-seen piece of the Star Wars mythology!