After the Clone Wars the Galactic Republic has suffered major setbacks. After the rescue of Chancellor Palpetine, Obi-Wan and Anakin are confronted by Dooku who engages them in battle, killing Dooku. Fleeing and crash-landing on the planet Coruscant, Anakin reunites with his wife Padme who is pregnant, but the thought of her dying during childbirth is causing him to lose his faith in the Jedi. Palpatine places Anakin on the Jedi Council but he is denied the rank of Jedi Master, causing him to lose all faith in the Jedi. Anakin soon finds interest in Palpatine who then reveals himself to be the Sith Lord Darth Sidious. Obi-Wan and Yoda must convince Padme that Anakin has joined the dark side.