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Restraint On the planet Orsis, a young Maul is being trained in the ways of combat via the Orsis Academy His Master, Darth Sidious, and his Academy overseer, Trezza, force him to rely solely on his own physical abilities rather than in his power in the Force However, Maul s reluctance gives way to few displays of Force power to his fellow combat students, such as the Mandalorian Meltch Krakko Krakko, who hates Maul for concealing his abilities and being so deceitful about it, travels to Maul s homeworld of Dathomir to inform Mother Talzin of Maul s whereabouts, as he was a Nightbrother whose own mother, Kycina, gave him away to an unknown but influential man years earlier when Maul was an infant Talzin travels with a bodyguard escort over to Orsis to abduct Maul and bring him back to Dathomir as a slave However, at the same time, Krakko had made a deal with a warlord named Osika Kirske, who wants to abduct the Dathomirian women and place them in the Cauldron on Rattatak so they could become part of his army one dayJust after Talzin and her bodyguards abduct Maul and bring him up to the Orsis Orbital Facility where they can travel the rest of the way back to Dathomir, Osika Kirske s men attack them, killing one of Talzin s three personal bodyguards and injuring Talzin herself But thanks to Maul, who believes that Talzin and her guards, as well as the mercenaries, are a test conducted by Darth Sidious, they manage to fight past the warlord s mercenaries and make it over to Talzin s ship With several of the mercenaries dead, and Kirske and his surviving men escaping in the ensuing conflict, Sidious appears before Maul and the Dathomiri women, where Sidious makes it clear that Maul is his and he will not return to Dathomir as a slave With that, Talzin and her guards leave with nothing gained, and in the aftermath, Sidious informs Maul of the Sith and officially accepts him as an apprentice His first mission as Darth Maul kill everyone at the Orsis Academy, since the likes of Krakko, who Sidious informs Maul as being the one who sold him out to Talzin, and Trezza know too much of Maul s nature After Sidious assures Maul that he will deal with Kirske himself, Darth Maul reluctantly accepts the mission down to the academy

10 thoughts on “Restraint

  1. says:

    A good short story that connects the old Maul novels to the new canon.It was very disappointing when Disney dismmissed most of the Star Wars stories as Legends But it is geting very interesting how they selectively bring characters back to the canon, refreshed but true to their original concepts.

  2. says:

    I really liked this story I love getting back story information on Darth Maul Looking forward to reading lockdown.

  3. says:

    Story 8 10 A great addition to the Wrath of Darth Maul book Develops Maul s character even

  4. says:

    Nothing less than perfection will be sufficient, Maul, Sidious said Do you understand I understand, Master This is a very obscure entry into the Legends canon, and one I m glad I the chance to read included in the paperback edition of Darth Maul Shadow Hunter I purchased a while back I d almost venture to say that this story, and its companion Darth Maul Saboteur made buying the full length novel wor

  5. says:

    Ties to the Clone Wars and a quick read with young Maul at the forefront.

  6. says:

    Eh This story apparently bridges the gap between The Clone Wars and Maul s backstory, but it s not that thrilling of a story by itself Not being familiar with the show or what discrepancies this was meant to fill, I m a little disappointed.I read this as part of Shadow Hunters.

  7. says:

    A fast and fun read Maul must prove that he can overcome daunting physical obstacles without the use of the Force.

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