Progressing in the city where the Jedi was hiding, the Sith Lord met local freelancers announced them he was only there to find the Jedi. However he was attacked and later ambushed by a group of bounty hunters bent on making a name for themselves. Among these ones, Boba Fett, who was in a nearby cantina, decided to help Vader instead. With the aid of Fett, Vader eliminated all of his attackers. The bounty hunter advised him afterwards to leave the city quickly before another attack but they were approached by the cause of the rumors, a femaleDark Sidepractitioner who sought to become Vader's Sith apprentice. She offered Vader to help him overthrow the Emperor but the Dark Lord of the Sith refused, killing her with his lightsaber.