On Dantooine, a young boy named Paxi Sylo watches a battle unfold between Republic and Separatist forces. Mace Windu leads clone troopers against Separatist B-1 battle droids. Although Windu is gaining the upper hand, the Separatists unveil their seismic tank, and activate it. A huge shock wave of dirt is generated, scattering Windu and his troops. When he finally picks himself up, he discovers that not only has he been separated from his soldiers and is alone in the midst of B2 super battle droids but he has lost his lightsaber.