Born on Naboo, a bountiful planet in the Mid Rim, close to the border of the Outer Rim Territories, Jael’To never thought of leaving this planet.
About ten years before the Clone Wars, Naboo was blockaded and invaded by the Trade Federation. The 14-year-old Padmé Amidala, who had recently been elected Queen of Naboo, guided her home planet through the invasion and sealed a new friendship with the Gungans.
In an upsurge of sympathy and solidarity toward the invaded planet, the queen’s emissary in the Galactic Senate, the seemingly unassuming Senator Sheev Palpatine, was made Supreme Chancellor of the Republic.
Following the rise of the Galactic Empire and Palpatine’s self-proclamation as Emperor, Naboo hosted one of the new regime’s military garrisons. Due to its status as Palpatine’s homeworld, Naboo prospered during the Age of the Empire. Its economy and environment were regarded to be far healthier than most worlds which had been subject to Imperial rule. Life was kind to Jael’To’s family. There were no shortages of food supplies, streets were safe and people still smiled …
The Empire also demilitarized Naboo and dissolved the Royal Naboo Security Forces’s starfighter wing. And at this point things seemed to go astray. Jael’To’s father, once a famous pilot on his home world, made a harsh comment on one of the Imperial Garisson’s commanders which resulted in a firefight … Jael’To’s father Lowa’Scha met his fate that day.
That day, still a teenager, he swore never to bow anymore for any regime where ever. And to personally track and trace the murderer of his father to the even if it meant to cut the head of the beast …