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Battle Name : Rescue Sullustan Leader [Tour of Duty 1 (A New Ally Campaign), Mission 10]
Battle Location : Near the planet of Sullust
Battle Occurred : Months Before the Battle of Yavin
Battle Type : Rescue Operation (For the Rebels)
Force Making Attack : Rebel Alliance
Opposing Forces : Rebel Alliance / Galactic Empire
Victorious Force : Rebel Alliance
Imperial Personnel : Unknown
Imperial Force Composition : ISD Invincible, 6 TIE Fighters, 12 TIE Interceptors and Lambda Shuttles Kappa 1-4 (Officers) and 5 (Sullustan Leader)
Rebel Personnel : Lieutenant Keyan Farlander (Red 2) and Hamo Blastwell (Unknown position in Gold Squadron)
Rebel Force Composition : Red 2 (Y-Wing, have 8 Proton Torpedoes), Gold Squadron (2 X-Wings) and Lambda Shuttle Rescue 1 (Rescue Team)
Battle Outcome
Battle Outcome
Imperial Survivors : Unknown
Surviving Forces : ISD Invincible and Lambda Shuttle Kappa 5 (Disabled)
Imperial Loses :  6 TIE Fighters, 12 TIE Interceptors and Lambda Shuttles Kappa 1-4
Rebel Survivors : Lieutenant Keyan Farlander, Hamo Blastwell and Sullustan Leader
Surviving Forces : Red 2, Gold Squadron and Lambda Shuttle Rescue 1
Rebel Loses : None

    The Empire, alerted to the Sullustan's intentions to join the Rebel Alliance, captured the Sullustan Leader on the planet's surface during the diplomatic summit was being conducted between the Rebel and Sullustan delegations. The Empire hoped to blackmail the Sullustans into submitting to the Emperor by threatening to kill their leader. The leader was in a convoy of shuttles escorted by TIE Fighters on their way to the ISD Invincible which was 22 km away. The X-Wings were to engage and destroy the TIE Fighter escorts while the Y-Wing would locate the shuttle carrying the Sullustan Leader and disabled it so the leader rescued. Farlander hypered into the area with the X-Wings and made his way towards the shuttles.

    The TIE Fighter escorts noticed him and moved to attack. He was able to destroy a TIE Fighter on the head on pass. He then switched to torpedoes as the remaining TIE Fighters continued pass him and fired one torpedo at each shuttle. With that four of the shuttles turned around to engage Farlander. And with that, Farlander switched back to his laser cannons and destroyed the attacking shuttles. During this, the shuttle carrying the Sullustan Leader still kept heading towards the ISD. Using the Wotan Weave, Farlander was able to reach the shuttle and disable it, while at the same time preventing pursuing TIE Fighters from destroying him.

    The Rebel shuttle dropped out of hyperspace when the Imperial shuttle carrying the Sullustan Leader was disabled. With the escorting TIE Fighters destroyed, the X-Wings hypered out of the area. Farlander then turned his attention on the TIEs nearest to the Rebel shuttle, they were TIE Interceptors. Farlander destroyed those TIE Interceptors which were targeting the Rebel shuttle with his three remaining proton torpedoes. With the destruction of those TIE Interceptors, the ISD Invincible responded with launching another wave of TIE Interceptors. Soon after the Rebel shuttle completed its mission by transferring the Sullustan Leader from the Imperial shuttle to the Rebel shuttle and it hypered out. With the shuttle gone, the TIE Interceptors targeted Farlander, which he was unfortunately able to destroy them all.
 
 

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