A cloaked Asajj Ventress meeting Dooku on Rattatak.
Without turning, Dooku praises the stealthiness of the substitution, claiming his guide would be impressed if he had not just been killed, but told her he wasn't looking for a spy.
With that, the cloaked figure bursts into the arena.
The dark cloaked figure threw herself into a gladiatorial pit fight in the Cauldron.
Asajj revealing herself to the gladiators in the arena.
Ventress uses the Force against the incoming gladiators.
L8-L9 identified Asajj as the greatest threat, and attacked her.
Ventress crouches away from the droid L8-L9.
The resulting spread of fire and plasma took out many other contenders, but was unable to defeat Ventress who sped away.
Asajj leaps out of L8-L9's fireballs.
Ventress held L8-L9 in a Force grip.
Asajj destroyed him by smashing him against the ceiling.
Ventress urges the other combatants to face her.
The Cauldron gladiators rush towards Ventress as she braces herself.
Ventress uses the Force to summon giant stones from above smashing each gladiator.
Asajj Ventress attempted to kill a wampa but before she could it was killed by a giant rock.
Ventress battles the Giant Flog.
Asajj leaps into the air dodging the Giant Flog's attacks.
Ventress armed herself with twin lightsabers.
Ventress lands in the Cauldron arena with her activated lightsabers.
Ventress Force speeds towards the Giant Flog.
When Asajj Ventress entered The Cauldron to challenge the Rattatakan gladiators, Flog attempted to defeat her.
Ventress severed Flog's flail, sending it flying through the air to smash into the viewing box.
Ventress lands behind Flog egging him on.
Ventress made deft use of Force jump, Force speed and other powers.
Flog and Ventress run towards each other.
Ventress' skill far surpassed Flog's clumsy attacks, and she felled the creature with her twin lightsabers.
Asajj annihilated the Giant Flog who laid motionless on the Cauldron floor.
Dooku applauded Ventress' talents and crossed her sabers in prevail.
Asajj Ventress proclaims herself Sith.
Dooku denied that she was a Sith, pointing out she had fear, a feature Sith do not have.
Angered, Ventress activates both her lightsabers and claimed that Dooku knew nothing of the dark side before charging him.
Ventress electrocuted by Force lightning.
Ventress tried to kill Dooku, enraged at this comment, but Dooku used Force lightning to knock her unconscious.
Ventress awoke after a long sleep.
Ventress awakens in her large, elaborately-furnished penthouse.
She found her two lightsabers nearby in a silver tray.
Dooku came at her surprisingly, forcing Ventress into the air.
Asajj reaches for her lightsabers with the Force.
Ventress Force jumped and grabbed her lightsabers with telekinesis.
Ventress activates her lightsabers when she lands on her couch.
Dooku tries to strike Ventress but misses when she jumps in the air.
Both combatants engaged in a vicious lightsaber duel across the room.
A long, brutal fight ensues, in which Dooku demonstrates obvious fighting superiority.
Ventress was skilled, and proved to be a challenge, even for a Sith Lord.
Dooku taunted Ventress by saying that if she was a Sith, she would have defeated him quickly.
Dooku and Ventress duel while a mobile hologram watches.
Ventress blocks Dooku's incoming strikes.
They both dueled with all their anger at each other.
Asajj tries to strike Dooku, but the Sith Lord uses the Force to bring a portion of the statue to block the strike.
This enraged Ventress, and caused her to become reckless in her attack.
Ventress is eventually defeated — her lightsabers having been destroyed by Dooku.
Ventress gasps as Dooku destroyed her lightsabers, winning the duel.
Asajj tossed through the air by Dooku.
Ventress driven to the ground by a powerful Force push.
Left at the point of his blade, she asks him to finish her off.
At that point, a mobile hologram unit enters the room, making its way down the stairs.
Dooku introduces Ventress to Sidious, his master.
Sidious applauds her efforts, and personally gives her first mission for the Sith: hunt down and kill Anakin Skywalker.
Asajj stating the Jedi shall fall.
Asajj Ventress receiving Komari Vosa's lightsabers.
Ventress piloting her fanblade starfighter on Muunilinst.
Asajj Ventress calmly walks out of the flames of the transport explosion.
Ventress reveals herself as she stands on the wreckage of Skywalker's ship.
Ventress approached the young Jedi as she emerged from within the flaming wreckage and igniting her weapons.
Anakin and Ventress stare down each other in the Yavin 4 jungle.
Ventress and Skywalker leap at each other removing their cloaks.
Anakin and Asajj start their hand-to-hand duel on Yavin 4.
Asajj dueling Anakin Skywalker on Yavin 4.
Ventress and Skywalker fight in the jungle.
Asajj Ventress using a Force push on Anakin.
Ventress leaping to strike Skywalker.
Ventress misses Anakin and strikes a tree that falls.
Skywalker Force pushes Asajj who blocks the attack with her lightsabers.
Through the dust, Ventress sees an incoming Skywalker.
Ventress used the Force to hurl entire trees at Skywalker.
With Anakin disoriented, Asajj took the opportunity to leap at the Jedi.
Skywalker sees Ventress flying towards him.
Ventress and Anakin continue their lightsaber duel throughout the jungles of Yavin 4.
Skywalker performed sun djem and managed to knock one of Asajj's blades away.
However, when he went to finish her off, she leaped into the treetops and pulled both swords back to her.
Skywalker swiftly followed, but then he lost sight of her and Ventress used the Force to snap the branch he was on.
Anakin managed to hang onto a vine, which was then also cut by Ventress.
The duel takes them high into the trees, branches and vines of Yavin.
The antagonist leapt through the jungle.
Anakin and Asajj went deeper and deeper into the forests of the moon.
Ventress uses the Force to speed and run through the trees.
Skywalker and Ventress leap through the air to attack each other.
The combatants used the Force to hurl entire trees at each other as they fought, jumping from tree to tree and cutting vines they swung on.
Ventress and Anakin land on the branch of a huge tree.
Ventress, an expert fighter who battles using two lightsabers at the same time, proves to be a formidable foe for the young Jedi.
Asajj crossing lightsaber blades with Anakin.
Skywalker proved that he was able to hold his own against Ventress despite her command of the dark side.
Asajj and Anakin grind their lightsabers together.
Ventress animalisticly charges towards Skywalker.
Asajj pushes Anakin with the Force through the foliage.
Eventually they landed on a raised walkway.
Asajj Ventress hurls stones and masonry at him with the Force.
The stones slammed into Skywalker forcing him off the walkway.
Ventress then Force pushes Skywalker across the ground.
Asajj smirks evilly as Skywalker is bruised and battered.
His clothes torn and tattered, Skywalker stands and faces his enemy.
Asajj Ventess and Anakin Skywalker stare up at each other.
Ventress taking a stance in the rain.
As it starts to rain heavily, the two combatants stand motionless, lightsabers at the ready.
With the raindrops sizzling on their lightsabers, Anakin and Asajj stand motionless in the driving rain of Yavin 4.
Rain drops sizzle on Ventress' twin crimson blades.
Ventress and Skywalker stare down each other in the rain with their brandished lightsabers.
Skywalker makes the first move, leaping to the top of the Massassi temple where Ventress stands.
Ventress and Anakin outmaneuver each other in the rain.
Asajj fighting Anakin on top of the temple.
Anakin manages to kick Ventress in the chin.
They trade blows for several seconds until Skywalker Force pushes Ventress off the temple.
Asajj tumbles through the debris and forced her into the ruins of a Massassi Temple.
Asajj Ventress clashing against Anakin Skywalker.
Following her into the temple building, they resume their battle using their lightsabers.
Anakin and Asajj had duelled through the thick jungles and the Massassi ruins.
Anakin spraying Ventress with water.
Viciously utilizing the Force against Ventress, Skywalker hurled her backwards.
Once inside, their battle became even more violent as they made their way to the higher levels.
Ventress attempted to retaliate in kind by hurling loose boulders at the Padawan.
Asajj walking up the staircase.
Skywalker sends the pillar back towards Asajj crushing her.
Ventress quickly recovers and uses Force powers to hurl masonry at Skywalker.
Asajj Ventress blocking an explosion from Anakin.
Anakin deflected them, Force pushing her against a wall so hard that it shattered.
Ventress is thrown through the wall.
Ventress thrown through a wall knocked down.
The battle between Asajj and Anakin becomes more intense.
Anakin, filled with rage, attacks his foe mercilessly, she is a crafty fighter with a few tricks of her own.
The battle, which had degenerated into an all-out brawl, moved outside onto the rain-slicked ledges and stairways of the temple.
The two ascend the stairs to the very top of the Massassi temple building.
Both combatants, their robes tattered and soaked from the rain, paused and regarded each other.
The lightsaber duel soon resumed its violent tattoo under Yavin's red moon.
Ventress and Skywalker duel atop the Massassi temple.
Ventress was able to knock Skywalker's lightsaber out of his hand.
But before she could capitalize on this opportunity for a killing blow, he responded by catching her by the wrists.
Drawing upon his anger, he crushed her left wrist with his mechanical hand, causing her to drop the saber she held.
Anakin hurt Ventress' left hand to grab one of her lightsabers after being disarmed much to her own abject shock.
Taking up her lightsaber, Skywalker continued to strike at her with vicious slashing attacks and power lunges.
Filled with rage, Skywalker furiously attacks Ventress, driving her to the edge of the temple peak.
Skywalker strikes and strikes and strikes while Ventress defends herself.
Asajj Ventress brought to her knees during the fight.
Taking one of her curved-hilt lightsabers, Anakin repeatedly striked her, having brief visions of Jinn, Kenobi, and Yoda deeply troubled by what he was doing.
Asajj holds on for dear life as Skywalker continues to assault her.
He struck harder and harder until the force from the attacks made the stone she was standing on crumble, causing her to fall off of the edge of the temple.
Finally, the ledge under Ventress's feet collapses and she plunges screaming into a massive chasm.
Ventress fell through the ledge into a chasm apparently to her death, but she would escape wounded but alive on the planet.
Asajj Ventress contacts Count Dooku from the abandoned monastery on Teth.
Dooku tells Ventress that everything is going as planned.
Ventress thanks her master as he praises her work.
Ventress kneels when Lord Sidious enters the transmission.
Asajj and 4A-7 witness the Jedi's arrival on Teth.
Ventress enters a room surrounded by B2 super battle droids.
Asajj Ventress pulls out a comlink from the sleeve of her robe.
Ventress contacts Count Dooku telling him the Jedi have taken the monastery.
Ventress insisted that she could kill both the Master and Padawan at that moment, the Count cautioned patience.
Dooku promised an opportunity to hunt the Jedi once she had record of them with the Huttlet.
A battle droid informs Ventress that the Jedi have entered the dungeons.
Ventress and 4-A7 collected a recording of the Jedi manhandling the child and sent the data to Dooku who instructed his apprentice that she was now to recover the Huttlet and return him to Jabba.
Asajj Ventress observes droid reinforcements arrive on Teth.
The droids tell Asajj that the Jedi have barricaded themselves inside the main vault.
Ventress believed the Jedi were trapped.
As the droids struggled with getting through the monastery's sealed outer blast door Asajj quickly lost her patience and simply cut through the controls.
Ventress ordered her droids to lock down the monastery.
Asajj orders the droids to take care of what is left of the clones.
Rex attempted to kill Ventress but managed only to destroy a command droid.
Ventress deflected all of his blaster bolts with her saber-staff.
Asajj seized his windpipe in a telekinetic Force grip.
Ventress then Force choked Rex disarming him.
Asajj Ventress lifted the captain into the air and demanding to know Skywalker's whereabouts.
Rex refused to divulge the general's location, so Ventress dropped him to the floor.
She then used Force mind-control techniques to make him contact Skywalker.
Asajj smirked when Rex gave Anakin the all-clear.
Ventress in a hallway with battle droids (deleted scene).
Before the Jedi could get far, Ventress arrived with several B2 super battle droids.
Anakin and Ahsoka activate their lightsabers when Ventress descends the stairs.
Ventress surrounds the Jedi with her droids.
Asajj tells Master Skywalker she was looking forward to another encounter with him.
Ventress tells Anakin to give her the Hutt and she would finish him first so he doesn't watch his youngling die.
Surrounded, Skywalker exchanged banter with the Dark Acolyte before R2-D2 suddenly activated a trap door in the floor, sending all of them plunging down a long chute.
Ventress and her battle droids land in the pit.
Skywalker, Tano, Ventress, and the droids landed in a large, round room, and Skywalker immediately engaged Ventress.
Anakin duels Ventress while Ahsoka cuts the droids down.
Asajj crosses blades with Anakin in the pit.
Skywalker ducks as Ventress tries to swipe him with her lightsabers.
Asajj back flips away from Skywalker.
Ventress tells Anakin she's learned much since they last met.
Ventress shows Skywalker her skills by combining her lightsabers into a saberstaff.
Asajj twirls her newly formed saberstaff.
Anakin blocks a strike from Asajj Ventress' double lightsaber.
Ventress advances on Skywalker with her saberstaff.
Anakin kicks Asajj's saberstaff separating it.
Skywalker managed to deprive Ventress of one of her lightsabers.
Asajj extends her arm and uses the Force.
Ventress managed to knock down and disarm Anakin.
Ventress raises her blade in a killing strike telling Anakin to prepare to join with the Force.
Asajj was soon confronted by Tano, who had eliminated the droids.
Ahsoka tries to fight Ventress while her master is disarmed.
The Dark Acolyte reclaimed her second lightsaber and turned to engage the Padawan.
Ventress duels the Jedi in the Rancor pit.
Anakin soon rejoined the duel and helped Ahsoka fight.
Ventress holds her own in the duel with the Jedi.
As Ventress saberlocked with the Jedi she called on the Force to strengthen herself.
Ventress, Ahsoka and Anakin square off.
Ahsoka and Anakin hold their own against Asajj.
Ahsoka is pushed aside and Ventress turns to fight Skywalker.
Ventress manages to kick Anakin away from the duel.
Ahsoka recovers the Huttlet while Anakin continues to fight Asajj.
Skywalker ordered Tano to escape with Rotta while he fought the Dark Acolyte.
However, as Tano opened a large door on the side of the room on her way out, she accidentally set a jungle rancor loose.
Skywalker and Ventress briefly cease fighting to gaze upon the gigantic rancor.
Skwalker and Ventress resume their duel with the jungle rancor loose.
Ventress and Anakin fight while dodging the rancor.
The jungle rancor tries to crush the combatants with its paw but misses.
Anakin and Ventress greet the rancor's arrival by staring it down.
Skywalker and Ventress leaped onto the creature's back.
The Jedi and Dark Acolyte continued their duel while the creature rounded on Tano and the Huttlet.
Seeing this, Skywalker slashed at the rancor's back, causing it to violently buck.
A number of battle droids entered the overhead gallery witnessing the fight.
The droids opened fire on Skywalker as he continued to duel Ventress.
Asajj maintains her balance while fighting Anakin on the rancor's back.
When Ahsoka attacked the rancor, stabbing it in the foot it began to jerk around in pain causing Skywalker and Ventress to lose their balance.
The rancor threw off the two duelists on its back.
Skywalker and Ventress fight while the beast attacks Tano.
Anakin and Asajj locked in a blade-lock in the execution pit.
Anakin kicks Ventress backs and she maintains her stance crossing her crimson blades.
Ahsoka jabs her saber into the rancor's sensitive snout and begins to stagger backwards towards a worried Ventress.
The rancor fell back in pain and collapses with a furious Sith apprentice beneath it and the Jedi were able to escape.
As Ventress ignited her lightsaber into the rancor's rear, the creature reared up and clung to the ceiling, allowing the Dark Acolyte to escape.
While she continued the search for the Jedi in the monastery, Ventress was informed by her droids that Republic reinforcements had arrived.
Ventress tells the droids they must hurry.
Recognizing the need to accelerate her plans, she ordered her fighters and droids to engage the new Republic forces.
Asajj as a hologram tells the droids to hold them off to buy her enough time to complete the mission.
She soon discovered the Jedi attempting to flee.
Ventress accompanied by droidekas attempt to catch the Jedi but their astromech sealed a blast door in front of her, halting her advance.
Ventress activates both of her lightsaber blades.
Asajj began cutting through the barrier.
Ventress was able to cut through the door.
By the time Asajj made it outside, Skywalker was nowhere to be found.
Ventress and the new Padawan Tano engaged in a brief duel.
Asajj Ventress engaged Ahsoka Tano in lightsaber combat.
Ahsoka crossing blades with Asajj Ventress on Teth.
Asajj easily overpowered Ahsoka and threw her to the ground.
After several blows were exchanged, Ventress disarmed Tano and demanded Skywalker's location.
Asajj looks to the horizon.
Skywalker himself appeared, having successfully gained control of the can-cell and attacked Ventress.
The beast threw Ventress back towards the monastery.
Skywalker and Tano escaped the mesa on the can-cell's back, leaving Ventress on the platform.
A B1 battle droid informed Asajj that Dooku was demanding an update.
In a rage, she threw the droid off the mesa.
Asajj departs the platform before contacting the Sith Lord.
Dooku contacts Ventress demanding an update.
Dooku asks his apprentice if she has recovered Jabba's son yet.
Ventress informs her master that Skywalker was still in possession of the Hutt and has eluded her but promised he would not escape the system alive.
Dooku reminded Asajj of the stakes of their conspiracy that only they must return Jabba's son alive.
When Asajj said she would double her efforts, Dooku says for her sake he hopes she does.
Ventress in the hologram was distracted by the arrival of Obi-Wan Kenobi, who was leading the Republic reinforcements.
|Upon entering the monastery, Kenobi encountered Ventress with her two super battle droid bodyguards.
Ventress taunts Kenobi stating he's always chasing after Skywalker.
Ventress brandishes her lightsabers when Kenobi insults her.
Asajj Ventress orders her bodyguards to kill Obi-Wan while she flees.
Although she lurked in the upper reaches of the monastery for a time, Kenobi's prodding and taunting eventually drew her down to engage the Jedi on a level field.
Ventress appeared from above and attacked Kenobi.
Asajj Ventress retreated into an antechamber in the monastery, luring Kenobi into a one-on-one battle in the darkness.
As the two exchanged lightsaber blows, Ventress pulled off her skirt and flung it at Kenobi.
Taking advantage of his momentarily blocked sight, Ventress attempted to lunge at him.
However, Kenobi was able to block her oncoming blows.
The duel saw both combatants enjoy the advantage for a time.
Obi-Wan and Ventress duel each other in the darken monastery.
Kenobi tells Ventress she will have to do better than that.
Kenobi continues his duel with Asajj.
Ventress managed to disarm Obi-Wan of his lightsaber.
Asajj drove a lightsaber toward his throat but the Jedi Master ducked.
Ventress tells kenobi he will die now.
A close-up of Ventress' eyes before she attempts to kill Obi-Wan.
Ventress' arm holding her lightsaber tries to stab Kenobi.
After taking hold of her wrists, Obi-Wan was able to drive her backward.
Obi-Wan took hold of her wrists and shoved her back.
Kenobi called his lightsaber back into his hand and asked Ventress if they shall continue.
Asajj replied it would be her pleasure and continued the duel.
Asajj attacks with two blades, but Obi-Wan stands firm against her attack, coolly parrying each crimson blade in turn.
Ventress and Kenobi moved their duel to another part of the monastery.
Obi-Wan backs away from Asajj's blades.
Backing Kenobi against a pillar, Ventress lunged forward, but Kenobi ducked, and Ventress slashed the pillar instead of her intended target.
After blade-locking with the Dark Acolyte, Kenobi Force-pushed Ventress backward.
Ventress and Kenobi duel between the monastery pillars.
Obi-Wan back-flips as Asajj does the splits while trying to strike.
Ventress assaults Master Kenobi in the Teth monastery.
Kenobi backed away as Asajj tried to rush him.
Ventress tries to leap strike Obi-Wan but misses.
Continuing the duel, Ventress charged at Kenobi, and the Jedi Master used two pillars to jump onto an upper platform on the side of the room.
Ventress glares angrily as Kenobi leaves.
Asajj Ventress preps herself to follow the Jedi.
Ventress followed by Force leaping above.
Kenobi affirmed to Ventress that the Confederacy's plan to turn the Hutts against the Jedi would not succeed.
Ventress retorted that the plan would be effective when the truth died with him.
She raised her blades to her face preparing to cut him down.
The Dark Acolyte dragged her lightsabers across the platform.
She leaped into the air and unleashed a series of overhand attacks.
Kenobi was able to block the blows and countered a powerful downward slash from Asajj Ventress.
Kenobi pushed his adversary backward, and Ventress joined her lightsabers to form a saberstaff.
Kenobi and Ventress stare down each other.
Kenobi leaped through a window to an external rampart of the monastery, and Ventress immediately gave pursuit.
Kenobi found command of the conflict when he led her to a catwalk outside the monastery where they both sensed through the Force that Skywalker and Tano had escaped Teth with the Huttlet.
Obi-Wan told Ventress she failed by letting them escape.
Enraged, Ventress continued to drive Kenobi backward.
Ventress uses her saberstaff against Kenobi.
Obi-Wan maneuvers against Asajj's lightsaber strikes.
Kenobi was able to disconnect his adversary's saberstaff.
Ventress angered that her weapon was damaged.
Ventress shrugs it off and resumes her assault.
Asajj dives into Obi-Wan's blades.
Kenobi blocked the Dark Acolyte's lightsabers and pushed them against the sides of the platform, flicking one out of her hand and into the jungle below.
Deprived of one of her weapons, Ventress summoned a vulture droid for an escape before continuing the duel.
Asajj crouched down and called Kenobi Jedi scum.
Although she attempted to continue the attack, Ventress tried to fight with one lightsaber.
Kenobi forced Ventress backwards.
Ventress angered when Kenobi tells her the Hutt is safe and they have won and ordered her to surrender.
Ventress and Kenobi see the summoned Vulture-class droid starfighter suddenly approaching.
Ventress jumped off the catwalk towards the starfighter.
Asajj was forced to retreat and escaped aboard the vulture droid.
To assist the Sith Lord in his deception of Jabba, Ventress reported via hologram to Dooku and Jabba that the Republic had killed Rotta, enraging the Hutt.
In failure, Ventress was forced to contact Dooku and explain to him and Jabba the Hutt that Skywalker had killed Rotta before she could intervene.
Ventress reporting her failure through holographic transmission.
Although Dooku had hoped she at least managed to kill the Jedi after losing control of the Huttlet, she admitted that Skywalker had escaped.
However, Ventress was unable to prevent the escape of Skywalker who was now on his way to Tatooine to kill Jabba.
Dooku tells Ventress he's sure she did the best she could but he would discuss her failure later and Ventress bowed before ending the communication.