FATE OF THE JEDI
Revived Jedi General from the Clone Wars
“In the Old Republic, Jedi Knights were not hermits or monks on the fringes of society. We were more than the Guardians of Peace and Justice. We were leaders and teachers guided not by politics or personal agenda but by the power of The Force.”
―Jedi General Gisaku Saberota―
High Concept: Revived Jedi General
Trouble: Shadows of The Past
- More Machine Now Than Man
- Living Legend Of The Clone Wars
- Great Risks, Greater Rewards
- Superb (+5):
- Great (+4): Fight
- Good (+3): Notice, Physique
- Fair (+2): Athletics, Rapport, Will
- Average (+1): Academics, Command, Empathy, Stealth, Tech
THE FORCE (-1 Refresh)
PERMISSIONS: At least one aspect representing that you are a Force-user, 1 Refresh
COSTS: Aspects, Stunts, Skill Points
Force User must have an Aspect or High Concept that reflects their Force Sensitivity and The Force Sensitivity Power for 1 Refresh. Force Sensitivity provides the following:’
- You may use the Force and the Dark Side of the Force.
- Once per scene you may spend a fate point to use Will in place of any other skill for one roll.
- You may use the Empathy skill to sense presences in the Force as if using Notice (passively) or Investigation (actively searching). This can be resisted actively by another Force user as their full action with an opposed skill roll using Deceive or Stealth.
- You get to describe your actions with any skill as aided by the Force, but beware the Dark Side when you do so.
- For a Fate point you may use Will to move light objects (something the size of a lightsaber or a blaster pistol) up to one zone away. This requires an Overcome action with a difficulty set by the GM based on what is going on around the character.
LIGHTSABER (-1 Refresh)
- PERMISSIONS: At least one aspect representing that you are a Force-user (usually a Jedi or Sith)
- DAMAGE: 2
- ASPECT: Cuts Through Almost Anything
- TROUBLING: Activating a lightsaber identifies the character as a Jedi. Not everyone appreciates the Jedi and it can be a beacon for trouble.
CYBORG BODY (-2 Refresh)
Piece of Equipment
PERMISSION: An Aspect indicating a heavy amount of Cyberization.
- ARMOR: 1
- DAMAGE: +1 to unarmed Fight attacks and Grapples
- ASPECT: Cyborg Systems
- FOCUS: Servomotors. +2 to Physique Rolls when lifting or carrying great weights.
- TOUGH: The Cybernetics have 2 Stress boxes.
- DEMANDING: Healing the Stress provided by the Tough advance above requires a Fair +4 Mechanics skill check. Until the stress is healed the benefits of the Cybernetic Body do not function.
- TROUBLING: Justifying the Healing of consequences requires a Mechanics roll in addition to a standard Healing roll.
Saberota’s cyborg body has the Aspect CYBORG SYSTEMS, which allows him to have a dramatically appropriate minor gadget that is within reason for the body to have built into it (at GM’s Discretion) such as a Grappling Hook, a Commlink, etc.
Note: Saberota’s cyborg body is linked to his aspect, MORE MACHINE NOW THAN MAN. Compelling this aspect will effectively cripple him for the scene.
DEFLECTION (-1 Refresh)
You may defend against attacks from blasters using the Fight skill instead of Athletics while you are wielding a lightsaber. If your Athletics skill is equal to or greater than your Fight skill you gain a +2 defense bonus instead.
FORM VII: JUYO (-1 Refresh)
When you succeed with style on a Fight attack, you may move 1 zone in addition to gaining a boost. If someone or something tries to stop this movement, gain a +2 to rolls to overcome.
JUYO – ASSURED STRIKE (-1 Refresh)
Gain a +2 bonus on melee attacks while invoking an advantage or aspect created by the Fight skill.
SPENT REFRESH: 7
FINAL REFRESH: 1
The Dark Side: OOO
Gisaku Saberota was trained as a Jedi at the same time as Anakin Skywalker. As a Native of Alderaan, he originally found the combat aspects of the Jedi Order distasteful. His opinion waned under the tutelage of Master Mace Windu when he discovered his talent with combat in lieu of his lack of talent with diplomacy But he never felt at home fighting.
All of that changed when he accompanied reinforcements to Geonosis…
Jedi Padawan Gisaku Saberota became Jedi Commander Gisaku Saberota and later Jedi General…
The first year of the war drove Gisaku to unlearn what he had learned to forge himself into a soldier and survive when many of his fellow Jedi did not.
General Saberota’s mastery of the Lightsaber Form Juyo gave him both a ferocious fighting style and a calm exterior on and off the battlefield. The combination earned him a reputation for never being rattled no matter how bad the action got.
Gisaku dressed in the armor and symbols of the Republic Army he served in. He lived, trained, traveled and meditated exclusively with the 506th Clone Legion he commanded, treating them as fellow soldiers rather than pawns or squishy droids.
He saw many places in both times of peace and times of conflict:. Telos, Taris, Lothal, Kashyyyk, Mandolore, Geonosis, Coruscant.
Late in the War, Gisaku found him self aiding the resistance movement on the occupied planet of Casandra’s Hope. His actions there would echo into history…
Gisaku was awaiting a tribunal with the Jedi High Council in the Jedi Library the day Order 66 was given and barely managed to escape the massacre with a small group of younger Jedi. During the escape, Gisaku was wounded in combat by Darth Vader himself and put into an Emergency Stasis Pod for Medical Treatment as his ship made a blind jump into Hyperspace…
…or at least that is what he remembers. It’s all fragments now.
A Century later, his ship was found by a group of Jedi Archeologists and he awoke to find a Galaxy he didn’t recognize.
Now he searches for what happened to him and to see if anyone else in his unit survived the Jedi Purge the same way he had. He also struggles to reconnect to The Force as the time in stasis has weakened him considerably.
High Concept: REVIVED JEDI GENERAL
Gisaku Saberota was recently revived from a century in medically-induced cyrosleep. He is unlike the modern Jedi Order, coming from an Era where Jedi were highly involved in the daily business of the Republic and traditional ways of the Jedi.
Unlike Obi-Wan Kenobi’s talent for Deception, Anakin Skywalker’s bravado, or many other Jedi’s mysticism(which tended to confuse Republic Army, Gisaku became known for an orthodox military acumen fashioned after the Jedi Generals of the past he studied such as the legendary Revan, Meetra Surik the Jedi Exile, Lord Hoth and the Jedi Master Belth Allusis.
As a General, he brings to the modern Jedi Order a breath of experience and first-hand knowledge that would otherwise have been lost to Order 66.
Trouble: SHADOWS OF THE PAST
GIsaku Saberota has always been conflicted. Forced to make hard decisions and watched as friends, enemies and innocents died around him.
The pinnacle has been what Gisaku did to Casandra’s Hope, which left millions dead and the whole planet uninhabitable.
The weight of it all haunts him and contunes to catch up with him.
Phase One: First Adventure
STORM OF ECHOES with Galen Argyus and Mazer Val’Zian
Around the time of the Trade Federation’s blockade of Naboo, a group of Planetary Engineers began the long process of Terraforming a long abandoned planet they called, CASANDRA’S HOPE. Devastated by some catastrophe during the time of the Old Republic, the planet had been written off on most star charts as simply, “Uninhabitable” and “Unsafe” despite an abundance of natural resources and a decent number of moons and nearby asteroids.
The budding world attracted seven million colonists. But, being close to several major Hyperspace Lanes, and forgotten by most of the galaxy, the planet became a prime target for the Separatists.
In the first years of the war, Techno Union Army General THELSAMAR CHESKA conquered the colony, took the entire population hostage as slave labor and converted the world’s factories into Droid Foundries. Eventually, General Cheska further automated the Foundries and turned the enslaved populace into nothing more than his personal manservants. As the war continued, the droids the world produced increased as did the stories of Cheska’s growing madness and the atrocities he committed upon the colonists.
In the last months of the war, General Saberota and his 506th Legion were tasked with liberating the world with the help of the local resistance.
The sheer number of battle droids the factories could produce combined with the fortified defensive positions on the surface of the planet and the cunning of General Cheska made the world impossible to liberate through conventional means. Diplomatic missions to the colony were all met with violence and even the local resistance became more radical the longer the occupation lasted.
After months without progress and all other options were exhausted, Gisaku and the resistance became desperate and acted.
In the days following the death of Count Dooku, the 506th used everything in their arsenal to free as many of the civilians as they could, filling their transports to capacity and secretly secured the rest in the catacombs and tunnels beneath the planet’s surface.
Then they altered the planet’s World Engines to create an Electromagnetic Pulse that would disable the droid forces on the surface long enough to turn the tide.
But, something went wrong with The World Engines and the EMP became a series of Ion Storms. The storms destroyed Cheska’s forces, but left millions dead, thousands turned into refugees and the world all but uninhabitable.
Gisaku was awaiting a Jedi Council Tribunal to decide his fate as well as the fate of the refugees he brought back with him just as Order 66 was handed down.
A Century later, Gisaku found out that relief never came to the planet. The Ion Storms never stopped. History remembered General Gisaku Saberota as Casandra’s Folly.
When a Colony Ship crashed into the planet, the New Jedi Council sent Gisaku, who brought with him Galen Argyus for his survival skills in impossible terrain and Mazer Val’Zian for his courage to help him finish what he started.
Using clever strategy, the trio managed to make their way through the wastelands and shut down the Central World Engines…and reactivated all of the Droids still inside of it. They fought their way out and come face to face with a presence that suggested there were more secrets beneath the planet…
ASPECT: GREAT RISKS< GREATER REWARDS
Like so many Jedi Generals of his day, Gisaku tends to follow the Force and take the bold, risky plans than the safe bets that might not succeed.
Phase Two: Guest Star
THE LOST CRUCIBLE with Jaden Windu & Cortree Tincove
When Jedi Archeologist Jaden Windu and Droid Master Cortree Tincove tracked down the location of a salvaged Jedi Ship, the Crucible, they barely managed to get it out of the hands of greedy Corporate Sector Authority Agents after the valuable information inside of it. Once inflight, they quickly discovered the ship’s true prize severely wounded and in medical cyrosleep: Gisaku Saberota, a Jedi General officially recorded as Killed in Action when his ship was lost a hundred years ago…
ASPECT: MORE MACHINE NOW THAN MAN
As a result of his wounds and a century in Cyrosleep, Saberota’s body has been heavily augmented with cybernetic implants. The pains of the body he once knew continue to plague him as does the memories of the one who gave it to him… Darth Vader.
On the down side, Saberota’s connection to the Force has been severely weakened and he continues to underog a spiritual rehabilitation.
On the upside, his new body affords him greater strength and toughness. And, thanks to the ingenuity of droid Cortree Tincove, “A Few Gadgets and such to give ya’ a little edge.”
Phase Three: Guest Star Redux
THE TERROR OF RAXUS PRIME with Cortree Tincove & Galen Argyus
When Cortree Tincove reactivated an Assassin Droid, it turned out it was programmed to track down and kill General Saberota!
ASPECT: LIVING LEGEND OF THE CLONE WARS
Forged in the heart of the Clone Wars, General Gisaku Saberota led Clone Troopers to defend the Republic against the Separatists.
Today, General Saberota is a page of history. Because of the errors by Imperial Historians, Saberota has gained an amount of Infamy as cold, bloodthristy and savage.
Historians agree though on his military acumen and his dedication to the Republic.