Mace Windu “The Master” — One of the few Jedi masters to survive the purge, Windu is widely thought to have perished after being blasted by Palpatine from the Chancellor's chambers to fall to his death.
Surviving his plummet by his skill in the Force and the timely — and somewhat unwelcome — intervention of an old “friend”, Mace raced in fear and pain to the Jedi Temple, and arrived too late, finding the carnage left by Vader's rampage. Windu barely held his righteous outrage in check as he searched for survivors despite his own wounds, evading the clone troopers still scouring the blood-spattered chambers. Finding only the unnumbered dead and a handful of younglings who had thus far hidden from the assault, the Jedi master began to realized the extent of the betrayal, and sensed the mounting deaths of his comrades across the Galaxy.
Convinced that he himself was among the last of the senior Jedi alive, Mace quickly gathered his charges and fled Coruscant in secret, to plot the resurrection of the Jedi order — and revenge against the Sith and the traitor, Anakin Skywalker.
Evading the Republic forces that were once his allies, and wary of further treachery, Windu avoided all contact with other surviving Jedi and disappeared into obscurity. But as the storm looms, the scarred Master remerges with his disciples, drawn by eddies in the Force and rumors of ancient power, to pursue the prize, to claim its might and strike down the Sith and its minions once and for all, at whatever the cost...