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* AdaptationExpansion: Along with reintroducing Talortai into the Star Wars universe, Udi Dis's perspective provides ''far'' more information on their culture and history than was ever given in Legends, including the name of their homeworld and an explanation for why they're so rare.

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* AdaptationExpansion: Along with reintroducing Talortai into the Star Wars universe, Udi Dis's perspective provides ''far'' more information on their culture and history than was ever given in Legends, ''Legends'', including the name of their homeworld and an explanation for why they're so rare.


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* MythologyGag: [=OrbaLin=] is said to be the first Ugor to ever join the Jedi Order. This applies not only InUniverse, but across the whole franchise, as there have never been any Ugor Jedi before, even in ''Legends''.


** Avar Kriss only briefly appears and spends most of the novel leading a task force against the Drengir, as detailed in ''ComicBook/TheHighRepublic''.

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** Avar Kriss only briefly appears and spends most of the novel leading a task force against the Drengir, as detailed in ''ComicBook/TheHighRepublic''.''ComicBook/TheHighRepublic2021''.

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* AdaptationExpansion: Along with reintroducing Talortai into the Star Wars universe, Udi Dis's perspective provides ''far'' more information on their culture and history than was ever given in Legends, including the name of their homeworld and an explanation for why they're so rare.


--> ''In life, Asgar had [[spoiler:never treated his son with kindness, never treated him with respect. It was somewhat fitting that, bleeding out in his quarters, he was forced to beg that same son for help. Ro hadn't even crouched down, standing over his father. "Who did this to you?" Blood had spilled from Asgar's mouth as he replied "I...I don't know." "A sham," Ro has said. "[[TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou That at least would have been useful.]]" [[KickThemWhileTheyAreDown The first kick had dislocated the dying man's jaw]]; the second had fractured his cheek. [[SelfMadeOrphan The third had probably killed him]], but there was no way to be sure. As for the fourth and the fifth and the sixth and the seventh, well, they'd just been for fun.]]''

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--> ''In life, Asgar had [[spoiler:never treated his son with kindness, never treated him with respect. It was somewhat fitting that, bleeding out in his quarters, he was forced to beg that same son for help. Ro hadn't even crouched down, standing over his father. "Who did this to you?" Blood had spilled from Asgar's mouth as he replied "I...I don't know." "A sham," shame," Ro has said. "[[TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou That at least would have been useful.]]" [[KickThemWhileTheyAreDown The first kick had dislocated the dying man's jaw]]; the second had fractured his cheek. [[SelfMadeOrphan The third had probably killed him]], but there was no way to be sure. As for the fourth and the fifth and the sixth and the seventh, well, they'd just been for fun.]]''

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* WhamLine: Marchion Ro's quest to find out which of the Tempest Runners betrayed his father and mortally wounded him in a treacherous attack takes on an entirely new light with the flashback showing Asgar Ro's final moments.
--> ''In life, Asgar had [[spoiler:never treated his son with kindness, never treated him with respect. It was somewhat fitting that, bleeding out in his quarters, he was forced to beg that same son for help. Ro hadn't even crouched down, standing over his father. "Who did this to you?" Blood had spilled from Asgar's mouth as he replied "I...I don't know." "A sham," Ro has said. "[[TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou That at least would have been useful.]]" [[KickThemWhileTheyAreDown The first kick had dislocated the dying man's jaw]]; the second had fractured his cheek. [[SelfMadeOrphan The third had probably killed him]], but there was no way to be sure. As for the fourth and the fifth and the sixth and the seventh, well, they'd just been for fun.]]''

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* HopeSpot: At the end of the novel, a Nihil attack on Cyclor is repelled with heavy losses to the raiders and the Jedi have tracked the Nihil to their current headquarters on Grizal and have them in retreat while also rescuing [[spoiler:Loden Greatstorm]]. However, Marchion [[spoiler:unleashes the Great Leveler and kills Loden before escaping to continue his reign of terror while now armed with a creature that can easily defeat any Jedi with its mere presence]].


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* MistreatmentInducedBetrayal: Several Nihil plot revenge against other members of the group who spoke down to or abused them, among them Pan towards Marchion and Amarant to Lourna.


* DangerousForbiddenTechnique: Elzar Mann [[spoiler:taps into the Dark Side to hurl a floating island away from his friends. While it does save innocent lives, he's terrified when he realizes that he felt joy from all the nihil deaths he caused]].

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* DangerousForbiddenTechnique: Elzar Mann [[spoiler:taps into the Dark Side to hurl a floating island away from his friends. While it does save innocent lives, he's terrified when he realizes that he felt joy from all the nihil Nihil deaths he caused]].


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* EntertaininglyWrong: The Jedi come to the conclusion that Lourna Dee is the leader of the Nihil after reviewing footage in the aftermath of the attack on Valo.


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* KinslayingIsASpecialKindOfEvil: [[spoiler:Marchion murders his cousin Kufa after she leads him to the Great Leveler and is later revealed to have finished off his father after he was badly wounded in a assassination attempt.]]


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* ToxicPhlebotinum: Mantessa Chekkat powers her energy draining device with recainium, which is highly radioactive and its use is banned by the Republic.

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: Apparently, Asgar Ro was wary of using the Great Leveler.

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* DangerousForbiddenTechnique: Elzar Mann [[spoiler:taps into the Dark Side to hurl a floating island away from his friends. While it does save innocent lives, he's terrified when he realizes that he felt joy from all the nihil deaths he caused]].


** Drethi are mentioned, which are an obscure winged beast bread to kill Jedi.

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** Drethi are mentioned, which are an obscure winged beast bread bred to kill Jedi.

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** Chancellor Soh mentions the Duinuogwuin, a spacefaring race from ''Legends'' that resembled many-legged dragons.


* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: The Nihil partly run on this trope, with almost every single viewpoint character from their faction plotting against at least one other member of the Nihil over the course of the novel. [[spoiler:It culminates with Leena Dee setting up Pan Eyta and a small portion of his faction to die in a Republic ambush in retaliation for him leaving her to die on Valo when he bombed it]].

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* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: The Nihil partly run on this trope, with almost every single viewpoint character from their faction plotting against at least one other member of the Nihil over the course of the novel. [[spoiler:It culminates with Leena Lourna Dee setting up Pan Eyta and a small portion of his faction to die in a Republic ambush in retaliation for him leaving her to die on Valo when he bombed it]].



* EscapePod: [[spoiler:Pan Eyta has a hidden one aboard his flagship that is equipped with a path drive with preset coordinates for his homeworld of Dowut, as he knows no one would look for him there due to how much he hates it. Pan utilizes the pod during the Battle of Cyclor to fake his death and plot revenge against Marchion and Leena.]]

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* EscapePod: [[spoiler:Pan Eyta has a hidden one aboard his flagship that is equipped with a path drive with preset coordinates for his homeworld of Dowut, as he knows no one would look for him there due to how much he hates it. Pan utilizes the pod during the Battle of Cyclor to fake his death and plot revenge against Marchion and Leena.Lourna.]]


* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler:The Togruta fleet arrives at Varo and chases off the Nihil fleet that was were bombarding the surface after their ground attack faltered.]]



* EatenAlive: [[spoiler:When the Nihil attack the fair, several deadly predators are released when their exhibits are damaged and proceed to chow down on civilians and Nihil alike, with Mantessa Chekkat being devoured by hragscythe.]]

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* EatenAlive: [[spoiler:When the Nihil attack the fair, several deadly predators are released when their exhibits are damaged and proceed to chow down on civilians and Nihil alike, with Mantessa Chekkat being devoured by a hragscythe.]]

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* CanonImmigrant:
** Tython's moon Ashla is reintroduced and is a site for Jedi pilgrimages like in ''Legends''. Wingmaws, a predatory winged species from ''VideoGame/TheOldRepublic'' found on Tython, are now on the moon.
** Drethi are mentioned, which are an obscure winged beast bread to kill Jedi.
** Udi Dis is a Talortai, a highly Force-sensitive avian species from ''Empire at War: Forces of Corruption''.

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* EscapePod: [[spoiler:Pan Eyta has a hidden one aboard his flagship that is equipped with a path drive with preset coordinates for his homeworld of Dowut, as he knows no one would look for him there due to how much he hates it. Pan utilizes the pod during the Battle of Cyclor to fake his death and plot revenge against Marchion and Leena.]]


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* SealedEvilInACan: The Great Leveler, which is a creature frozen underneath the surface of the planet Rystan in Wild Space. It severely disorients and cuts force users and sensitives off from the force with its presence alone. [[spoiler:Marchion retrieves the Leveler and melts the ice holding it in stasis and is capable of controlling it with a mysterious rod. He unleashes it at the end of the novel on Loden Greatstorm and Bell Zettifar, turning the former to stone and causing a complete breakdown in the latter.]]

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