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Episode XXIV - The Hidden Door

The sinister Imperial Inquisitor Deng Jissard has come to Aphelion in search of clues to an ancient secret locked beneath the ruins of the Skyweaver Monastery. After finding the means to empower an artifact in the ionite mine below the Cobalt Plateau, he has set out for the temple he...

Episode XXI - Dirty Business

Thirsty Bantha Enterprises has received word that Jama Dolphes is on her way back to Aphelion, having acquired legal proof of her father’s claim on land near Cobalt City. Before she arrives on the frontier moon, however, Jama’s ship is hijacked by pirates of the infamous Void Wings gang. Boarding...

Episode XX - Gathering Storm

Kandria Vane has survived an attempted assassination and the heroes of Thirsty Bantha Enterprises have killed the prime suspect - Jado Brastee, a member of the Aphelion Mining Guild. Their investigation points to Ghaba the Hutt as the likely source of the thermal detonator Brastee threw at the Chromitec CEO....

Episode XXVI - Station Under Siege

The Rebel heroes team up with the pirate gangs to battle the Mantis Syndicate bounty hunters. After removing a comms scrambler from the space station's antenna, the team turns to capturing a security control center on the upper levels. Kentas, Gha, and Tyren force their way into a doorway and...

Episode XXV - Tournament of Death

Limna Yith has taken control of Port Tooga with a small army of bounty hunters from House Mantis. From the penthouse chambers of Shoola the Hutt, one of her many captives, she observes the progress of the search for her primary targets – the crew of the Lost Fortune and...

Episode XXIV - The Takeover of Port Tooga

In an effort to distract the Blood Eater from his sister An'ath, Captain Jamiro, and General Yure, Var'ath lures it into a chase through the superstructure of the space station. He manages to barely keep ahead of the rampaging beast and enters a private greenhouse maintained by droids serving Shoola...

Episode XVII - Hand in Hand

  • Star Wars: Aphelion
  • Thu, Oct 29, 2015
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  • Workers from CHROMITEC have uncovered a vein of precious ionized chromite below the Cobalt Plateau. As the mineral cannot be mined by droids, the Mining Guild hoped to negotiate for better treatment by the corporation.  After hours of talks between both sides, however, word begins to spread of a possible...

    Episode XVI - Blue Rock Fever

  • Star Wars: Aphelion
  • Thu, Oct 29, 2015
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  • The co-owners of the Thirsty Bantha get word of an emergency situation developing at a dig site at the base of the Cobalt Plateau. A crew of Chromitec miners have uncovered a new vein of the rare and valuable ionized chromite mineral, but a collapse in the tunnels has cut...

    Episode XV - Buried Malice

  • Star Wars: Aphelion
  • Wed, Oct 14, 2015
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  • The citizens of COBALT CITY have escaped  infection by the dreaded RAKGHOUL PLAGUE.  The timely aid of an Imperial doctor and  much-needed medical supplies have saved  thousands, but the source of the disease's  spread remains unknown. Determined to locate the  cause and prevent future  epidemics, the heroic co-owners of the THIRSTY...

    Episode XIV - Mission of Mercy

  • Star Wars: Aphelion
  • Wed, Oct 14, 2015
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  • A mysterious illness has begun to affect the people of COBALT CITY, resulting in a settlement-wide medical crisis. Desperate for supplies to stem the tide of the unidentified sickness, DOC LORN hopes that his request for aid will reach the Imperial garrison on the far side of APHELION... The heroes...

    Episode XII - The Sun's Apex

  • Star Wars: Aphelion
  • Tue, Sep 08, 2015
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  •   The Imperial maximum security prison at KORFUS holds some of the Outer Rim's most notorious and dangerous criminals. When they finish paying their debt to society, those who survive their stay there board a shuttle to an orbital defense station. From there, they return to the larger galaxy and...

    Episode XI - Dinner Date

  • Star Wars: Aphelion
  • Fri, Aug 07, 2015
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  • A mysterious invitation has brought MIERNIN TORIN and his friends to NAL HUTTA, homeworld of the Hutt race. They are special guests at a Granee Noopa, or “Grand Dinner”, a traditional event held by anonymous Hutts and attended by their selected representatives.  It is rumored that those that perform well...

    Episode X - Threading the Needle

  • Star Wars: Aphelion
  • Thu, Jul 23, 2015
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  • After successfully breaking into a secret   CHROMITEC   research facility, the party has discovered that the mining corporation is testing a device which could revolutionize the acquisition of valuable minerals - but at a huge cost to the planet’s environment. As they prepare to leave the lab with the...

    Episode IX - Risk Management

  • Star Wars: Aphelion
  • Thu, Jul 23, 2015
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  • While a great many entrepreneurs have sought their fortunes on the Cobalt Plateau of Aphelion, only businesswoman KANDRIA VANE has shown the acumen and ruthlessness to run its most successful corporation, the mining concern CHROMITEC. Employing a large percentage of the laborers who call Cobalt City home, the company’s profits...

    Episode VIII - Games of Chance

  • Star Wars: Aphelion
  • Thu, Jun 25, 2015
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  •    Shady off-worlders and local cardsharps have converged on Cobalt City for a seasonal tournament called the DAY OF DARES. Established by some of the earliest settlers in the mining boomtown, the event celebrates the popular frontier pastime of gambling, be it with dice, cards, or racing. In an effort...

    Episode VII – Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

  • Star Wars: Aphelion
  • Thu, Jun 11, 2015
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  •   The Imperial outpost on APHELION is preparing to host  a special dinner catered by staff from the THIRSTY BANTHA. Unknown to the army officers, the co-owners of the cantina are secretly cooperating with Rebel agents and the native  Zomba tribe to sabotage the Empire's plans to construct a garrison...

    Episode VI - Acts of Defiance

  • Star Wars: Aphelion
  • Sat, May 30, 2015
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  • Agents of the REBEL ALLIANCE have come to Aphelion, hoping to prevent the construction of an Imperial garrison on the Old Tor plateau. They are joined in their efforts by tribesmen of the native Zomba, who are looking to free some of their people from slave-labor. These schemes have not...

    Episode V - Rejects and Refuse

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  • Thu, May 21, 2015
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  • Tensions are high in Cobalt City after news spreads about the construction of an Imperial Garrison on a nearby plateau. For the staff and owners of the THIRSTY BANTHA cantina, however, they are more concerned about a different Imperial guest - a visiting bureaucrat who can approve their gambling license......

    Episode IV - The Price of Freedom

  • Star Wars: Aphelion
  • Fri, May 08, 2015
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  • The expedition from Cobalt City has discovered that the Imperial Army is building a garrison base atop the Old Tor plateau with the aid of enslaved Zomba. While Miernin and Redeye meet with COLONEL OBRITH as representatives of their town, an Imperial patrol spots Kaz at the outskirts of the...

    Episode III - Outcasts and Patriots

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  • Fri, Apr 17, 2015
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  • Rumors have begun to spread that the Galactic Empire is operating on Old Tor, a plateau to the East of Cobalt City. An expedition has ventured into the Zomba Forest to investigate these stories and the disappearances of several native warriors in the area. First they must pass through the...

    Employees and Staff at the Thirsty Bantha Cantina

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  • Thu, Apr 02, 2015
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  • The Thirsty Bantha is a relatively new cantina which opened on Main Street in Cobalt City. It is co-owned by several fringers who have come to the Cobalt Plateau in search of a new life. It used to be run by a former associate of Ghaba the Hutt, but they...

    Episode II - The Peacekeepers

  • Star Wars: Aphelion
  • Thu, Apr 02, 2015
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  •   Following the brutal killing of a family on the Aphelion frontier, the settlers of Cobalt City have become restless and uneasy.  The chief suspect in the murders has been discovered shot dead in the street, and an angry mob has formed to search for the Zomba native who was...

    Episode IV - Blue Milk Run

  • Star Wars: Flames of Freedom
  • Sat, Mar 28, 2015
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  • The party is summoned to the Nebulon-B frigate Shadow Raptor, the flagship for Alliance Intelligence in the Trans-Hydian Borderlands. They fly there aboard an old transport freighter called the Spinster's Loom, piloted by the Wookie Brahtikka and her repair droid, LE-LU979 or "Lelu". After docking with the frigate, the heroes...

    Episode I - A Fistful of Dust

  • Star Wars: Aphelion
  • Thu, Mar 19, 2015
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  • On the mining world of Aphelion, the settlement of COBALT CITY is home to a few thousand colonists - miners, homesteaders, and other fringers seeking their destiny in the shadow of the Cobalt Plateau. Some of them abide by the laws of the GALACTIC EMPIRE, but many do not. As...

    Session 0: Setting and Character Creation

  • Star Wars: Aphelion
  • Fri, Mar 06, 2015
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  • Star Wars: Aphelion   Faces Kandria Vane Description: Intelligent Near-Human, land baron, enterprising, ruthless, prefers company of droids because you know what you're getting with them Race: Rattataki Locations: Cobalt Plateau, Kandria Vane's Mansion Organization: Chromitec Support/Threaten Status Quo: Support What Can This Person Do for People: Stability, profit What...

    Obligations and Motivations

  • Star Wars: Aphelion
  • Tue, Mar 03, 2015
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  •   This is a list of Obligations and Motivations from the Edge of the Empire books. Obligations are the ties that bind your character and force them to get in trouble. Motivations are the chief feelings or ideas that internally push your character during the campaign. You get to pick...

    Colony Creation

  • Star Wars: Aphelion
  • Tue, Mar 03, 2015
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  • While most Edge of the Empire games assume that your heroes travel the spaceways aboard a ship, visiting world after world and getting entangled in adventures along the way, this campaign is going to focus on one particular colony on one particular world and the people who call it home....

    Episode XXXII - The Break of Dawn

    High Inquisitor Tremayne and his ISB entourage question Kara Solaris in a CSA holding cell. Tremayne offers her safety for herself and her father from the depredations of VicePrex Lein if they agree to come with him to his waiting Star Destroyer. He sees potential in her and does not...

    Episode XXXI - Darkness Falls

    Having barely survived his encounter with the Mask of Darth Nihilus, Tarqual Lein is treated in the medcenter of the Exec Tower in the Monda facility. His body is badly damaged and he has is forced to use a hoverchair to get around. He pays a call on Kara in...

    Episode XXX - Executive Decisions

    The Lost Fortune accompanies the Blockade Bandit as IsoTech preps Shogo's space station for use as their base of operations. As they approach a docking bay, Kael Solaris grows faint and complains of seeing dark visions. Kara helps her father back to his quarters and he says that he believes...