The player character was originally meant to be Luke Skywalker, and the events of the game were originally meant to follow the events of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
(1977). The game designers instead decided to create a unique character and set the stage before the first film. See more
This Imperial officer, Crix Madine, wishes to defect to the Alliance. He has supplied us with information on the development of a new weapon... A new type of stormtrooper: the Dark Trooper.
[Kyle cocks an eyebrow, considering for a moment
A new type of stormtrooper that can take out a Rebel base that quickly? I should have kept working for the Empire.