The Rune lightsaber is a single-bladed blue lightsaber wielded by Jedi Knight Rune in Star Wars Legends. Rune is a Rise of the Empire era Mon Calamari male Jedi Knight. He survives Order 66 and initial stages of the Great Jedi Purge. A bounty hunter ultimately tracks Rune down and kills the fugitive Jedi in 1 ABY.
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Rune Lightsaber in Star Wars Legends
Rune studies the ways of the Force at the Jedi Temple. He serves the Jedi Order during the waning years of the Republic. He constructs a blue-bladed Jedi lightsaber and demonstrates skill in the Shien discipline of Form V of lightsaber combat.
After Rune escapes death following the enactment of Order 66, the newly formed Galactic Empire places Rune on a list with other surviving Jedi. By 1 ABY, Rune is listed as one of the top 10 most wanted fugitives of the Bounty Hunters Guild. A bounty hunter from the guild ultimately tracks down and kills the renegade Jedi, collecting a sizeable bounty as a reward.
Behind the Scenes
The Rune lightsaber first appears in artwork for the online trading card game Star Wars Galaxies Trading Card Game (2008). The artwork is by Adam Danger Cook.
COVER IMAGE CREDIT Lucasfilm/Disney
Image depicts the Rune lightsaber in the Star Wars Galaxies Trading Card Game (artwork by Adam Danger Cook)
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