== PART ONE : Trials ==
Ten years later
The acrid smell of burning hair flooded Keth's nose. He gave no reaction however as he remained kneeling among the cadre of the Jedi Council. The hiss-click of a deactivating lightsaber rang in his ears, ushering in complete silence.
"You are Padawan no longer, Keth Qol'mar," announced the gravelly voice of Master Qw'sh from behind him. "Rise, Knight of the Jedi Order, and stand among your brethren."
Well, he thought to himself, That was that.
He opened his eyes and stood, hand immediately taken by the closest Master, Hemmeth, who clasped Keth's arm with three of his and shaking it vigorously. "You'll do just fine, Keth. Just fine! Congratulations."
"Thank you, Master Hemmeth," Keth managed to stammer before Hemmeth moved along, quickly being replaced with another Council member. The line was thankfully short.