Return of the Shadows is a mod taking place in an alternate timeline, set after the events of the Imperial Civil War. The Imperial Remnant and the New Republic have signed peace and formed the Galactic Alliance, uniting the majority of the galaxy under a single banner. Corellian Engineering Corporation, Kuat Drive Yards and Mon Calamari Shipyards have been given the task of designing a new line of modern warships while the former Imperial Task Forces are hunting down the remnants of the Black Sun Pirates and the Hut Cartel. However, when an ancient alien race invades the galaxy Yuuzhan Vong style, the entire galaxy is thrown into peril once again. The majority of the galaxy has fallen within seven days and the Galactic Alliance has been pushed back to the south of the galaxy, now ruling from Geonosis. Imperial Extremists travel to Dathomir and establish a new Galactic Empire: The Tyranny. The galaxy is thrown into war once again.

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Another month has passed, so below you will see a summary of what has been done past month, and what is planned for the future.

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Table of Contents:
I: What has been done this month
II: Plans for the following month
III: Part 1 of back story, which'll help with understanding this mod's storyline.

What has been done this month:
At the moment I am still busy with adding the units into the mod. As you can see from screenshot updates I'm focusing on the Tyranny right now.
Units that have been added his month:
Nebulon B2 Frigate
Eidolon-Class Siege Frigate
Imperial-II-Class Star Destroyer
Imperial-I-Class Star Destroyer (As made by Jeroenimo).

Plans for the following month:
Due to some situations behind the scenes I am considering to get my models from another source, but more word on that will follow when I have acquired new models. Before making a final decision regarding the models, I will keep the audience's preference in mind of course.
For now most progress will also be regarding the adding of units. For the next month I will make sure to add the Acclamator Assault Frigate mkII and if I can already get new models I'll also make sure to add The Imperial-III-Class Star Destroyer and the Victory-II- and III-Class Destroyers.

Backstory:
DISCLAIMER: THIS MOD IS SET IN AN ALTERNATIVE TIMELINE WHICH IS NOT RELATED TO THE ORIGINAL TIMELINE AND THEREFOR I WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE IF YOU CONFUSE IT WITH THE ORIGINAL SW LORE AND ACCUSE ME OF GETTING KEYPOINTS AND FACTS FROM THE SW UNIVERSE WRONG

I'll take this up from the events from the Clone Wars, leading up to the forming of the Galactic Alliance.
The Clone Wars are still going strong and Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker revealed the secret identity of Chancellor Palpatine to Mace Windu, who is on his way to Palpatine's office accompanied with three other Jedi to arrest the Chancellor, who appears to be Darth Sidious.
A confrontation follows, leading to the deaths of the Jedi accompanying Mace Windu, but Windu manages to disarm Sidious and just when he strikes him down Anakin, who sensed that Sidious was in danger, enters the office to witness the death of his secret tutor. He screams and charges towards Windu with his lightsaber drawn and an epic lightsaber duel follows. However, because of Anakin's anger het let his rage cloud his swordsmanship, leaving Windu in an advantage. In the end the duel was won by Windu and he had Anakin arrested, who was later arrested because of treason to the Jedi Council.

The Clone Wars rage on without a side having an obvious advantage over the other. The Jedi Council slowly loses more and more public support because they didn't have a quick way to end this war, and another divide in the Republic starts to form: Several Senators, led by Mon Mothma, Bail Organa and Padme Amidala, who was expecting Jedi twins, declare themselves independent from the Republic and start a campaign to restore peace in the galaxy. Using politics rather than force this new faction quickly gains more support and even some Jedi, including Obi-Wan Kenobi deflect from the Republic to strive for a better road to peace. five years later, on 15 BBY this faction starts calling itself the Alliance to restore the Republic. The Jedi Order, which is clouded by their need to reunite the Galactic Republic starts getting more and more corrupt and drawn into warfare. Many new starships and other weapons were designed to put an end to the Alliance, which was also assembling a militia. In the meantime, the majority of the CIS has fallen or joined with the Alliance.

The war eventually climaxes in an all out space confrontation above the Forest Moon of Endor, where the Republic was building the successor of a super weapon, capable of destroying entire planets. The battle results in the destruction of this super weapon, taking down the Jedi order along with it.
With their goals achieved, the Alliance to Restore the Republic now calls itself the New Republic. The war is not over yet however. The remnants of the Grand Army of the Republic is still fit for war, and they do anything to stop the New Republic from becoming the dominant power.
Aside from this, the Republic Remnants is also falling into a civil war as many generals attempt to reunify the Republic under their command, which leads to a lot of conflict.

When the curtain seems to be about to fall for the Republic Remnants, one general succeeds at uniting the Grand Army of the Republic for the first time after Endor and launches an all out war against the New Republic. Three years of devastating war follows and both realizing the war is getting nowhere, Chancellor Mon Mothma and General Gilad Pellaeon open up peace negotiations which eventually leads to the signing of the Palleaon Treaty in a neutral space station over Anx Minor. For the first time since the beginning of the Clone Wars the Republic has been reunited, without knowing about the dark times that are about to come to the galaxy.

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Trooper_
Trooper_

May want to correct the title the y in February is missing.

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megavin123 Author
megavin123

I deny everything xD

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somethingorsomeone
somethingorsomeone

Thats some pretty good alternate universe you have written there. What factions will be present besides the main two?

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megavin123 Author
megavin123

At the moment factions are: Alliance, Tyranny, Shadows and Black Sun Pirate Remnants. Maybe I'll add more factions in the future but that depends on whether they fit in the story or if the game can handle that.

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Silvakilla
Silvakilla

The game can handle up to 9 Factions and I like your little story

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megavin123 Author
megavin123

That is good to know :)

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