As the younglings return from Ilum with Ahsoka, their ship comes under attack by Hondo's gang of pirates. The children must use ingenious and improvised traps to thwart the brigands.
Ahsoka Tano continues her instruction of the Jedi younglings, serving as the senior Jedi aboard the training ship Crucible, even though she is but a Padawan learner.
An ancient Jedi training vessel, the Crucible dates back to the legendary days of the Old Republic. It is designated to safely carry younglings to and from Ilum to undergo The Gathering.
The impulsive Petro is not one to follow direction -- or blueprints -- very closely. This can turn into an explosive surprise in the construction of his lightsaber.
Gungi trusts in the Force to guide him in selecting the look and feel of his Jedi weapon. His instincts point him towards the wood of the brylark tree.
Though Byph has overcome his fears, he's still not yet the bravest of the younglings. But when his friends are endangered by the surprise arrival of pirates, Byph will not let his classmates down.
Of all the younglings, Ganodi is the only one to have undergone flight simulation training, meaning she feels most comfortable aboard the Crucible.
Zatt's methodical mind has mapped out his lightsaber design. He's determined to make an impressive laser sword.
Though Katooni learned a lesson in confidence on Ilum, uncertainty still nibbles away at her as it becomes time to construct a working lightsaber.
Hondo Ohnaka has learned that the Crucible carries a trove of priceless kyber crystals and is defended only by Jedi children. His greed gets the better of him, and he orders an attack on the Jedi cruiser.
Huyang has served loyally since the earliest days of the Jedi Order. An ancient architect droid, he contains a mental record of every lightsaber ever constructed.
Hondo's second-in-command, Gwarm delights in bullying the weak who cannot defend themselves -- though he may have underestimated the resourcefulness of Jedi younglings.
Hondo's motley band of brigands thoughtlessly follow their leader's orders, boarding the Jedi cruiser, and underestimating the younglings inside.
The brave astromech droid does what he can to defend the younglings from the pirate attack.