Zu'mar Duras'sie continued his work as an information broker aboard Lydos Station. Despite attempts by pirates and other cutthroats that tried to take over the station for themselves, Zu'mar and his more 'unsavory' associates fought them off. Zu'mar subsequently had the survivors hunted down, and was never threatened again. He would, on occasion, do business with Fett when the Mandalorian needed information.

Fett, with intel courteously of Zu'mar, traveled to Byblos. The drive yards there ran certain 'shady' deals on the side, and for a small fee, upgraded Fett's Basilisk with technology stolen from Foerost. Afterwards, Fett, somewhat troubled by his display of compassion in the heat of battle on the shipyards, continued traveling the Outer Rim for some time, wary of Darth Revan and the Sith. Eventually, when he felt the time was right, Fett returned to Mandalorian Space.

The former Jedi Knights Revan and Malak, better known to their former compatriots as Darth Revan and Darth Malak, wasted no time in their war against the Republic. The two Sith Lords blazed a trail across the Republic, earning a string of victories that devastated the Republic. To the latter, it seemed that Revan's strategies seemed random and scattered…but Revan's genius was known only to himself. Malak, jealous of his friend and Master, was finally given the opportunity to take his place as Dark Lord a year later…