Death Stars and Krayt Dragons
An arrogant Sith Lord who overestimated his power
Mortalis, being talented in Sith alchemy as well as sorcery, created a holocron to store his life essence upon his death. However, the purpose of this was unknown due to his lack of any real experience or knowledge gained during his brief time with the Sith Order. A few of his closest followers took the holocron and disappeared into to the far reaches of the galaxy and were forgotten to the Order for some 3000 years.
p. Now, with the Order and the Empire locked in a cold war teetering on the brink of all out aggression with the Republic and the Jedi, the Sith desperately seek answers by looking to their past. They’ve discovered many tombs both on their current home world of Korriban and in many corners of the galaxy and have performed exhaustive research on all the great, ancient Sith lords. One Inquisitor, relegated to the Sith archives, found the name of the Darth Mortalis mentioned only briefly in an obscure tome during his studies. The creation of this holocron was known to the Dark Council of his time due to the immense amount of concentration in the Force required to make such a thing, but was never found or even sought after.
p. The Dark Lords of the Sith, Darth Revan and Darth Malak, were informed and immediately sent two of their most promising apprentices to track down the artifact in hopes of either extracting information to help bring about victory for the Sith Empire, or to at least drain it’s Dark Side aura and use it to fuel their machinations…