Welcome to "Planet Hoppers," where each month, we bring you a set of articles on a particular world in the Star Wars Roleplaying Game galaxy that a Gamemaster can use separately or as a linked series of events.
This month's feature finds Luke Skywalker once again on Beheboth, a water-starved world on the Outer Rim that's home to the strange energy beings called Tirrith. Be sure to check back each week for a new installment.
Part 1: Return to Prosperity
In which Luke Skywalker answers an urgent call for help from an old friend.
Part 2: Who Slew Berl Matoone?
In which moisture farmer and elected peacekeeper Darial Anglethorn investigates a bizarre killing.
Part 3: The Tirrith Trap
In which a disgraced former Imperial hatches a plan to seize power on the Outer Rim, starting with Beheboth.
Part 4: Hit and Mist
In which peacekeeper Anglethorn regains consciousness and Luke learns the fate of an old enemy.
About the Author
One-time Star Wars Roleplaying Game editor Cory J. Herndon is now a freelancer. Cory's work has appeared in Amazing Stories, Duelist, TopDeck, Star Wars Gamer, Dragon, and SCIFI.com. He has done additional design work on the Star Wars Roleplaying Game revised core rulebook (primarily the Droids chapter), The Dark Side Sourcebook (creatures and archetypes), and the Wheel of Time Roleplaying Game. He is also the author of Volumes 5 and 6 of the Magic: The Gathering Encyclopedia. Cory's short story "Like Spider's Silk" appears in the Secrets of Magic Anthology. He asks that you please purchase a copy of it and the D&D novel The Living Dead for every room in your home. Cory is currently authoring original content for Xbox.com, writing the third book in an upcoming Magic: The Gathering novel trilogy, and continuing to design Star Wars Roleplaying Game material for the Wizards website.
Learn more than you probably ever wanted to know about Cory at www.hernco.net.