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Battle of Inyusu Tor

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The Battle of Inyusu Tor was a pivotal conflict in the Star Wars universe that took place during the time of the Mandalorian Wars. It involved the Galactic Republic forces under the command of Revan, and The Mandalorian warriors led by Mandalore the Ultimate. The battle took place on the volatile, sulfuric mining world of Malachor V, known for its inhospitable environs and massive gravity generator, the Mass Shadow Generator.

The battle was the ultimate showdown between the Republic and the Mandalorians, coming at the end of the prolonged and costly Mandalorian Wars. The planet Malachor V was chosen for its lethal environment and deadly gravitational effects, which played an integral part in Revan's brutal battle strategy. Revan drew the Mandalorians to the planet in an ambush, where he planned to use the Mass Shadow Generator to create a singularity, killing everyone on and around the planet.

The Mandalorian forces, drawn by the Republic's 'retreating' fleet, walked right into the trap. When they arrived in numbers, the Mass Shadow Generator was activated, leading to a catastrophic loss of life. The gravity well created by the device crushed both fleets, causing severe loss to the Mandalorians and serious casualties on the Republic side as well.

Revan dueled and defeated Mandalore the Ultimate, striking a decisive blow to morale and effectively ending the Mandalorians' ability to wage war. The remaining Mandalorians were disarmed, their basilisk war droids were dismantled, and they were sent into exile. This battle was also notable for the 'breaking' of Meetra Surik, who became known as the Jedi Exile and went on to play a key role in the events of the Dark Wars and the Second Jedi Purge.

The Battle of Inyusu Tor stands out as one of the most tragic and brutal engagements in the Star Wars lore. The event, frequently referenced throughout the Knights of The Old Republic (KOTOR) series, had significant lasting impact on the galaxy, contributing to the rise of the Sith, the fall of Revan, and the eventual civil war within the Jedi Order itself.

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