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The Rakata were a species of cannibalistic, humanoid amphibian-like creatures from the

planet Lehon.

They were strong in the Force, but drew only from the dark side.

30,000 years before the Battle of Yavin, they developed hyperdrive technology, which they

powered by the Force.

They created the Star Forge, which was a massive factory able to provide a constant supply

of warships.

The Rakata took those ships and conquered every planet and race they came upon.

They were big on slavery and murder.

All in all, they were bad news, and they called their reign the Infinite Empire.

After generations of conquest, the Rakata were hit by a mysterious plague, that may

have been created and weaponized by their slaves.

The disease nearly wiped out the entire race.

In addition, the infection mutated and left the survivors cut off from their use of the


Without the use of the Force, their technology was worthless.

Their slaves rose up against them, and the Rakata were forced to retreat back to Lehon.

20,000 years later, the Rakata had not recovered.

They remained primitive and small in number.

Darth Revan and Darth Malak had no trouble occupying their planet and taking control

of the Star Forge.

When Revan had a change of heart, he returned to liberate the planet from the Sith, and

destroy the factory.

By the time of 1,000 years before the Battle of Yavin, the Rakata were all but extinct.

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