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Eeth Koth was a male Zabrak Jedi Master who lived during the last years of the Galactic Republic. Known for his excellent lightsaber skills and ability to withstand extreme physical pain, Koth was a member of the Jedi Council and played a significant role in the events of the era. As a Zabrak, he hailed from the planet Iridonia, though he was raised in the Coruscant Jedi temple after being discovered as Force-sensitive early in his life.
Koth trained as a Jedi from a young age, ascending through the ranks and eventually becoming a Jedi Master. He was chosen to join the esteemed Jedi Council, where he helped make decisions regarding the affairs of the Jedi Order and the Galactic Republic. His strong connection to The Force and combative expertise were instrumental in surviving various challenges during his tenure on the Council, especially during the tumultuous period leading up to The Clone Wars.
One of Eeth Koth's most notable contributions during The Clone Wars took place when he was captured by the dreaded General Grievous. Held hostage and mercilessly tortured, Koth utilized his physical endurance and mental perseverance to convey vital information to his fellow Jedi through The Force. This heroic display eventually led to his rescue by a team of Jedi led by Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Adi Gallia.
In the latter stages of The Clone Wars, Eeth Koth became embroiled in controversy when he stepped down from the Jedi Council. This decision was taken in light of his personal beliefs, which were increasingly at odds with the Council's wartime policies. As a result, he was replaced on the Council by another Zabrak Jedi Master named Agen Kolar.
Eeth Koth survived the initial occurrence of Order 66, a brutal purge of the Jedi Order orchestrated by Emperor Palpatine. Having left the Jedi Council, Koth pursued a more independent path but eventually succumbed to Emperor Palpatine's relentless hunting of the remaining Jedi. Driven to the edge, Koth sought to eke out a new life under the radar of the vengeful Empire.
Following the fall of the Republic and transition to the Galactic Empire, Koth lived in hiding under an assumed alias and eventually started a family. However, his past eventually caught up with him when Darth Vader discovered his whereabouts. Engaging in a fierce confrontation, Koth was ultimately defeated and killed by the Sith Lord, marking a tragic end to the life of the once revered Jedi Master.
Eeth Koth was a prominent Zabrak Jedi Master who played a vital role in the events of the late Galactic Republic. Serving on the Jedi Council, he demonstrated exceptional bravery and fortitude in the face of adversity. However, his personal beliefs ultimately led to his departure from the Council and a fateful descent into obscurity, ending with his tragic demise at the hands of Darth Vader.
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