Micah Giiett Lightsabers | Lightsaber Profile
The Micah Giiett lightsabers are a pair of two yellow-bladed lightsabers wielded by Micah Giiett. Micah Giiett is a Rise of the Empire era human male Jedi Master and Jedi Council member. He selects and trains Bultar Swan as his Padawan. During the Yinchorr Uprising, Giiett sacrifices himself so that other Jedi may escape.
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The two Micah Giiett lightsabers feature a distinctive square-shaped tsuba (handguard) in the emitter section and simialer overall design. The lightsabers emit yellow blades.
Micah Giiett studies the ways of the Force at the Jedi Temple on Coruscant. He follows the path of the Jedi Sentinel, a school of though emphasizing lightsaber combat and practical non-Force skills. Giiett is a practitioner of Jar’Kai, a dual blades fighting technique. He wields two yellow-bladed lightsabers.
Micah Giiett ascends to the rank of Jedi Master and ultimate serves on the Jedi Council. When he is away from Coruscant on long missions, Jedi Knight Ki-Adi-Mundi sits in for him on the Jedi Council. Giiett takes on Bultar Swan as a Padawan learner.
In 33 BBY, the Jedi Council selects Micah Giiett and several over Jedi for a diplomatic mission to investigate an uprising on the planet Yinchorri. Giiett boards a ships along with a few other Jedi. Bultar Swan stays behind on the Coruscant.
The Jedi ships are attacked when the enter the Yinchorr system. Giiett’s ship crash lands on Yibikkoror. He escapes Yibikkoror with a few other Jedi. The group lands on the nearby planet Yinchorr to help Jedi Master Mace Windu’s team on the ground. The Jedi fight in battle against Yinchorri warriors.
During the battle, a lone warrior ambushes the Jedi and severely wounds Giiett. Bleeding profusely, the Jedi Master tells the other Jedi to leave him next to a downed tank. Giett hands one of his two lightsabers to his friend Jedi Master Plo Koon. The lightsaber would be memorialized at the Jedi Temple. He waits for Yinchorri warriors to approach and then ignites his lightsaber into the fuel tank. The blast kills Yinchorri warriors and Micah Giiett.
Behind the Scenes
The Micah Giiett lightsabers first appears in the comic book series Star Wars: Jedi Council: Acts of War (2000).
COVER IMAGE CREDIT Dark Horse Comics
Image depicts Micah Giiett wielding the two yellow-bladed Micah Giiett lightsabers
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