Two stories of the dark days of the Empire's rise join the archive this week. Echoes of the Future by Jairen is a sweeping story of the purge, in which Jedi Master Kieran Dreen faces difficult choices as he tries to save the Order and his family. cereth takes a more personal look at the purge, through the angry eyes of the man who was once Anakin Skywalker in I Am Vader.
Valeda Kor offers her review of Sir Gerry's battle-droid story, The Circle of Life.
Three new stories join the TFN archive this week.
Mission from Hell by Dant Solo tells the story of a mission before The Empire Strikes Back, during which Han and Leia must deal not only with the Empire, but with their feelings for one another.
What if Luke and Leia had been captured by the Empire and tried for war crimes? In Burden of Choice, Darth Ishtar looks at the consequences of rebellion.