The Battle of Endor is now three months in the past. Word of the Rebel Alliance victory and the death of Emperor Palpatine continues to spread slowly throughout the galaxy, its progress impaired by the endless propaganda of the Galactic Empire. Nonetheless, in many quarters, the Empire continues exactly as it did before, and the war continues to rage. A contingency plan known as Operation: Cinder has been activated by the Emperor's death to exact vengeance against the his enemies, as well as to preserve the secrets, treasures, and knowledge of the Sith Lord. Countless worlds throughout the Outer Rim have suffered devastating attacks as Imperial remnants hurry to fulfill their late master's will.