The HUTT Jedi & Why He Became a DARK JEDI - Star Wars 1

Beldorion was a Hutt Jedi Knight serving the Jedi Order and the Galactic Republic roughly four hundred years before the founding of the Galactic Empire. After being sent to Nam Chorios, he fell to the dark side and established himself as the ruler of the planet. He was killed in a lightsaber duel with Leia Organa Solo in 13 ABY.

Discovered by the Jedi Order before 400 BBY, records indicate that Beldorion was the only known Hutt to enter into the Order. He was trained at the Jedi Temple on Coruscant. During his training, he and other Jedi Initiates were taken to the Caves of Masposhani, where they ran races, and to dark worlds like Af’El and Y’nybeth to hone their Force sense. Beldorion graduated from the academy and was taken as a Padawan by a Jedi Master. Following years of travel and study, Beldorion passed his Trials of Knighthood and was elevated to the rank of Jedi Knight. Taking on missions from the Jedi High Council, Beldorion was dispatched to Nam Chorios with fellow Knight Taselda in 400 BBY.

While on the planet the two Jedi Knights failed to complete their mission when they fell to the lure of the dark side of the Force and abandoned the Order. Beldorion cast aside Taselda as the weaker half of the team and established himself as the ruler of the world. Providing his subjects with honorifics which he should be addressed by such as «Beldorion of the Ruby Eyes» and «Beldorion the Splendid,» Beldorion was corrupt and enslaved many. While originally prepared as Beldorion’s meal, the Droch known as Dzym came to conspire with the Hutt, helping the Dark Jedi remain strong and youthful in exchange for the freedom to access the planet’s rare Tsil stones.

Avoiding the Great Jedi Purge, it wasn’t until 13 ABY that Beldorion’s relatively unopposed rule was disrupted by the arrival of Jedi Callista Ming. While she was unsuccessful in getting to the Hutt and imprisoned, her disappearance drew the attention of additional Jedi: Luke Skywalker, the founder of the rebuilt Order, and his twin sister, Leia Organa. Like Ming, Organa was also captured by the Hutt who divulged stories from the past, recalling the histories of Jedi Masters Thon and Yoda. During her captivity, Organa was able to regain possession of her lightsaber and engage her captor in a duel. Though the centuries-old Dark Jedi was powerful, Organa was able to move more freely and bisected the Hutt at the mid-section.

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