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Chapter 1: Five Years Later
- After Zolph cuts off Admiral Gravlek's limbs and triggers a Dead Man Switch that blows up the Conqueror's engines and sends the ship on a collision course with Acropolis Station, Zolph not only reacts with utter bafflement at the idea of the engines seemingly blowing up at random and vital-triggered bombs, but also questions the physics of how an engine explosion would propel the ship towards Ithor's gravity well... before remembering that the laws of physics in his universe aren't always consistent.
- While escaping the Conqueror, as Zolph steals a Valkoran Firaxa fighter, he carries over the earlier nod to the laws of physics by praying that it doesn't break just to screw him over (a light-hearted jab to the changing incline physics of the Invisible Hand falling towards Coruscant despite having artificial gravity).
Zolph Vaelor: "Come on, physics, don't fail me now."
- This chapter establishes that Private Helms' own colleagues are aware of his inability to stay dead to the point of abusing it. Here, they keep sending Helms as bait for the various ancient but functional deathtraps in the Rakata ruins so other Valkoran troops won't be killed by them. When he gets sent into a trap that unexpectedly has a sarlacc underneath it, instead of being digested alive for the next thousand years (and thus preventing him from resurrecting), the sarlacc just vomits him into the ceiling at high-velocity.