"By destroying the dreadnought and spreading word that the Dread Masters had been killed, the Council hoped to prevent the Emperor from making any attempt to locate them. The truth was, however, that the Council believed the Dread Master were far too valuable to dispose of."
"In a string of recent confrontations with the Empire, dozens of Republic warships had gone missing, leaving evidence that they fled after personnel on board were overcome by a profound and mysterious terror."
"The ancient prison on Belsavis was the only place with safety measures strong enough to ensure the Dread Masters could not escape, and it is there they remain to this day. Let us hope that they remain there for all eternity."