When the Jedi learn of a Separatist plot to kidnap Chancellor Palpatine, one of them must go deep undercover as a hardened criminal to extract information from the conspirators.
Obi-Wan Kenobi embarks on an extremely dangerous mission to infiltrate the criminal underworld and expose a mysterious plot that targets the Supreme Chancellor.
Few would ever argue that Anakin and Obi-Wan are not an extremely effective team, but for this mission to succeed, Skywalker must be kept in the dark -- a position he doesn't care for.
Mace Windu is one of the masterminds of this secret Jedi mission. It is so vital, that only a trio of Jedi Masters know of its details.
Yoda regrets some of lengths the Jedi must go to in these turbulent times of war, but he is uniquely suited to take the long view and do what is required for the good of the Republic.
As Obi-Wan plumbs deeper into the criminal depths, he comes across the notorious bounty hunter, Cad Bane, who has seen better times but is still confident and deadly.
A notorious criminal, Moralo Eval is not even safe when behind bars. The Phindian murderer still exhibits influence from within a Republic prison, and is conspiring with Count Dooku to somehow kidnap Chancellor Palpatine.
To infiltrate the criminal underworld, the Jedi need the assistance of hitman Rako Hardeen -- whether he's willing to give it or not.