|Sphere of Ancient Knowledge|
- "You are head of the the Pyramid of Ancient Knowledge. You are charged with keeping the mystical knowledge of the Sith, and guarding the secrets of our order."
- ―Darth Marr
The Sphere of Ancient Knowledge, also known as the Pyramid of Ancient Knowledge was one of twelve Spheres of Influence of the Sith Empire. Headed by a Dark Councilor, the Sphere was responsible for the protection and expansion of Sith knowledge.
- "Purge this pyramid of any who are still loyal to Thanaton. They are traitors."
- ―Darth Nox upon assuming leadership
The Pyramid of Ancient Knowledge was a power-base of the Sith Empire responsible for guarding and research of ancient Sith knowledge. As with every other pyramid within the Empire, it was composed of many other power-bases of Sith Lords, all vying to increase their own strength and standing amongst the Sith, though which ever power-base they served or controlled, ultimately all in the pyramid answered the Dark Councillor at its head.
Between 3,642 BBY and 3,641 BBY, the pyramid had three successive leaders in a relatively short amount of time, after Darth Arctis died in unknown circumstances, he was replaced by Darth Thanaton. But Thanaton's victory was short-lived as he lost his own Kaggath against his rival, Lord Kallig, who killed him in front of the other members of the Dark Council. Upon returning to Dromund Kaas, both Kallig's and Thanaton's allies and servants pledged allegiance to the new Dark Lord of the Sith and Dark Councilor.
Behind the ScenesEdit
Depending on the player's choices after ascending to the Dark Council, Darth Nox can either have the sphere purged of Thanaton's supporters, ordered to double efforts to uncover lost Sith ritual and artifacts or declare that the Sphere is to defend the Empire.
- Star Wars: The Old Republic (First appearance)
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