Lord Vader…rise! Picking up directly where Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith ends, follow Vader as he ascends to power as a Dark Lord of the Sith! Having lost everything dear to him and now more machine than man, Vader takes his first steps into a darker world — beginning by eradicating the galaxy''s remaining Jedi! But librarian Jocasta Nu is making a desperate effort to preserve the religion''s legacy — and the stirrings of a rebellion have begun in the Mon Cala system! To ensure the Emperor''s grip on the galaxy is absolute, Vader must deal swiftly and brutally with any uprisings…but he has a goal of his own. And as darkness rises above Mustafar, scene of Vader''s greatest defeat, will the man once called Anakin Skywalker realize his true destiny?