Geonosis Arena Battle (58)
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First appearance: Attack of the Clones
Previous event: Anakin and Padme depart Tatooine
Next event: Battle of Geonosis
Relations: Geonosis
Known Facts (3)
Summary
Anakin Skywalker and Padme Amidala traveled to Geonosis to rescue Obi-Wan Kenobi but were captured in the Geonosian droid factories. The two were sentenced to execution in the Petranaki Arena along with Kenobi. They narrowly escaped their executions, which involved an Acklay, a Nexu, and a Reek. They managed to avoid the beasts that had been set upon them long enough for Master Windu's 212-Jedi rescue mission team to arrive. However, Count Dooku revealed the Separatist's new secret battle droid army, and a heated battle took place. Though outnumbered, the Jedi fought to the end. As the Jedi appeared throughout the arena, many Geonosians fled.
It was during the heated battle that followed that bounty hunter Jango Fett attempted to fight and kill the Jedi Master Windu. However, during the fight, the reek nearly trampled Fett and damaged his jet pack. After killing the reek, Fett was charged by Mace Windu; at the last second the Mandalorian attempted to activate his jetpack, but failed. The Jedi closed in on Fett, initially slashing his left hand and cutting it off before decapitating the infamous bounty hunter. However, Dooku's forces held the upper hand. Eventually, Dooku signaled for a cessation of the fight. He offered the chance to surrender, but Windu refused, saying the Jedi would not become hostages. Dooku then remorsefully signaled the surrounding droids to execute the Jedi. Meanwhile, huge Republic assault ships penetrated the upper atmosphere and dropped a fleet of gunships, carrying thousands of clone troopers and dozens of AT-TEs as well as Jedi General Yoda, to the surface. By the time the fleet reached the arena, the Jedi had already suffered heavy casualties - all but 30 had been killed. Yoda ordered the clones to form a perimeter around the survivors as they evacuated. As they left, the empty stadium was littered with droid parts as the opening battle of the Clone Wars began.

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Dooku
Boba Fett
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