BEFORE THERE WAS A NEED FOR A CHOSEN ONE Qui-Gon smiled and dodged a deft strike from Dooku. BEFORE HE WAS A TEACHER Master Eris Forreen and her apprentice Tahl stepped off their transport and faced Master Dooku. "Where's Qui-Gon?" Tahl asked. Dooku shook his head, confusion and loss marring his aristocratic features. "I don't know." THERE WAS A YOUNG PADAWAN Qui-Gon stands over Tahl, his saber at her throat. "Qui-Gon, you don't want to do this." AND A TEST THAT WILL DEFINE THE FUTURE Thilas Orstan walks around young Qui-Gon, her hand dancing around his shoulder. "We have our own Jedi Knight, who will do whatever we command." AND MOLD A ROGUE... "I can't be a Jedi," Qui-Gon muttered. "Not after what I did." Tahl took his hand. "It wasn't your fault." "Does it matter?"