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Korriban: Planet of Lost Souls

Planet Hoppers: October 2003

Welcome to "Planet Hoppers," a new feature on the Star Wars Roleplaying Game website. Each month, we'll bring you a set of articles on a particular world in the Star Wars galaxy that a Gamemaster can use separately or as a linked series of events.

This month, don't read "Planet Hoppers" alone, because we've got a ghost story -- a spooky visit to the Sith tombworld of Korriban. Be sure to check back each week for a new installment. And don't forget, the comlink is coming from inside the ship!

Part 1: Haunted Hideout
In which a pirate captain mistakes a dead world saturated in the Dark Side for the perfect place to lay low.

Part 2: Valley of Darkness
In which pirate captain Felyood does a little tomb raiding among the crypts of the Sith Lords.

Part 3: The Dark Lord's Heart
In which a treasure-hunting pirate finds a deadly artifact that changes his life forever.

Part 4: The Sith Shall Rise Again
In which a shipwrecked crew try to save themselves and the galaxy from the awakening Sith.

Part 5: Sole Survivor
In which an unfortunate treasure hunter learns what happens to those left behind on Korriban.

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.

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