Captain Fordo and his ARC troopers rescue Ki-Adi-Mundi, Aayla Secura and Shaak Ti from Grievous but leave K'Kruhk for dead. The Jedi council grants Anakin Skywalker the title of Jedi Knight, after which Senator Amidala allows him the use of R2-D2 as co-pilot for his Jedi Interceptor.
Coruscant is attacked by Separatist forces. Mace Windu takes to the air while Yoda rides his Kybuck to defend the city. Meanwhile, Saesee Tinn leads his troops into battle just above the planet's atmosphere. On Nelvaan, Obi-Wan volunteers Anakin to take the trial of fire.
Shaak Ti leads the fight to keep Supreme Chancellor Palpatine out of General Grievous' claws. Meanwhile, Anakin finds a hidden laboratory where the Techno Union is conducting experiments on Nelvaan warriors.
Shaak Ti takes a desperate stand against Grievous' MagnaGuards. Anakin must destroy the power generator enslaving the Nelvaans, while Mace Windu hurries to face Grievous as the Battle of Coruscant begins.