An outcry of resistance begins to spread across
the galaxy in protest to the new Empire's tyranny. Cells of
Rebellion fight back, and the Galactic Civil War begins.
This era begins with the formal declaration of the birth of the
Rebel Alliance on Corellia and Kashyyyk and ends a year after the
death of the Emperor high over the forest moon of Endor. The
Rebellion starts to reform itself into a body of government, first
as the Alliance of Free Planets, and later the New
It is during this time that the events of Episodes IV (A
New Hope), V (The
Empire Strikes Back) and VI (Return
of the Jedi) occur.