The J’Mikel lightsaber is a single-bladed purple lightsaber wielded by Jedi Knight J’Mikel. J’Mikel is a Rise of the Empire era male Anx Jedi Knight in Star Wars Legends. He takes on Xiaan Amersu as his Padawan. J’Mikel is killed in a lightsaber duel with the bounty hunter Aurra Sing. The lightsaber joins the Aurra Sing lightsaber collection.
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J’Mikel Lightsaber in Star Wars Legends
J’Mikel is trained as a Jedi from an early age. He advances to the rank of Jedi Knight and selects Xiaan Amersu as his apprentice. In 30 BBY, J’Mikel, Amersu, and Jedi Master Peerce are dispatched into the Coruscant underworld to search for the bounty hunter Aurra Sing. The group splits up. As J’Mikel finds Peerce’s dead body, Aurra Sing leaps out of the shadows and attacks the Jedi Knight. J’Mikel and Aurra Sing engage in a brief lightsaber duel. Sing outwits, defeats and kills J’Mikel. She takes the J’Mikel lightsaber as a trophy and adds the weapon to her collection.
Amersu survives and is assigned to a new master. She advances to the rank of Jedi Knight and serves in the Clone Wars. Aalya Secura duels Aurra Sing and recovers the J’Mikel lightsaber. Secura gives Amersu the weapon of her fallen master.
Behind the Scenes
The J’Mikel lightsaber first appears in the comic book Star Wars 28: The Hunt for Aurra Sing, Part 1 (2001).
COVER IMAGE CREDIT Dark Horse Comics
Image depicts the J’Mikel lightsaber
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