Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon worked together to analyze the reports. So far, they knew that these attacks had been going on for one year, two months, and five days. They knew that 567 people had been seriously wounded, and 432 had been killed. There had been 24 total attacks, all the way from college alumni centers to the centers for World History and Relations, Anthropology, and Archaeology. Ten Halls of Evidence had also been destroyed.

Nothing made sense to Qui-Gon. He saw pictured of destroyed buildings and carnage, that was definitely clear, but he still had been given hardly any reasons to suspect any one person or group in particular. Qui-Gon considered trying to find connections between the buildings. He was fairly certain that they were not just random hits.

Evidently, Obi-Wan had been thinking along the same lines. "Look, Qui-Gon, whoever these terrorists are, they're destroying all of the centers that have to do with history."

Qui-Gon gasped. The Jedi Knight was correct.

"So this could mean that whoever it guilty of the bombings is trying to get rid of Melan's history. Almost like they don't want to remember," Qui-Gon suggested.

"Or someone is destroying them because they know that the Halls of Evidence and other places of history are sacred to the people of Melan," added Obi- Wan.

Qui-Gon's eyebrows narrowed in a frown. "This narrows down our search considerably. We may be able to trace an attacker this way. But there are still many unanswered questions."


Jocasta Nu stood before the Council.

"Agitation, I sense in you. Troubled, are you?" asked Yoda.

"Master Yoda, I am not troubled, only intrigued. I ask to be let on to a little secret that I suspect the Council of hiding"

"Hiding?" Adi asked," The Council does not hide anything!"

"Then you will have no problem telling me who that Jedi was with Qui-Gon Jinn when they came into my archives a few days ago?"

The Council was silent. Jocasta Nu saw Mace Windu take a quick glance at Yoda.

"It was Obi-Wan Kenobi, wasn't it?" asked Jocasta Nu. She was brimming with excitement. Never before had she been so happy to solve a puzzle. And she knew that she was right.

"Obi-Wan, it is," said Master Yoda, "need to know this, did you?"

Jocasta Nu fixed her stern gaze of the diminutive Jedi Master. "Yes, I needed to know."

"Keep this to yourself, you must," ordered Yoda. Jocasta Nu bowed.

"May the Force be with you," Mace Windu said. Jocasta Nu turned and left the room.

"Knows, she does! Bad, this is!" cried Yoda after the Archives Master had left.

"Why is this bad, Yoda? Obi-Wan is returning to work, his presence will be known sooner or later," said Adi.

"She's right, Master. Obi-Wan can't be a secret forever. He is a Jedi now," said Master Windu.

"Against the rules it was to train him again. But so strong was he. Must be trained, said I. Must be a Jedi."

"And so he is, Master. Don't dwell on the past now. What comes will come," said Mace. It felt odd lecturing Master Yoda. Usually, Yoda was the one lecturing him.