REPUBLIC HQ, OFFICE OF ADMIRAL CARTH ONASI
Admiral Onasi decided to ignore Melany's biting remark. Instead, he turned to Atton. "Thank you for volunteering, Mr. Rand," smiled Admiral Onasi. "I hear that you have travelled aboard the Ebon Hawk with the Jedi Exile. True?"
REPUBLIC HQ, HANGAR, IN FRONT OF THE MILLENNIAL
"Looks like we're all here," Jedi Knight Perdante Dareva mused as she surveyed the others with her: Juhani--her mentor; Melany Garzo--Jedi Knight-turned-smuggler; Captain Farah Starr--obvious; Caboose--armored comic; and the former Pilgrim Zen--Sangheili warrior and the one who had rescued her. "Is there anything you'd like to say to us before we lift off, Captain Starr?" After a pause, she continued, "Where do you think those two Republic officers that were supposed to assist you have ventured? And where's Niera, the Twi'lek? Isn't she coming with us also?"