The Sith Mummies where dead bodies of ancient Dark Lords. through Sith Alchemy revealed to him by Umble Zarr, the beast Montagra was able to utter a montra while sacrificing a pilot to infuse raw force energies into an Tomb full of Dark Lords.
The Fight to SurviveEdit
While in the Caves of Korriban, Mara Jade Skywalker (Sequel Trilogy) was unwillingly pulled into a small conversation with the beast Montagra on the subject of her son, whom the beast praised as “very powerful”. this conversation ultimately turned sour as the master could not help but insult and threaten Mara, causing Luke to act out in violence towards the captive. The small outburst lead to the beast retrieving its lightsaber hilt from Chi-Ro Rahem and murdering the pilot to enact a Sith Mantra to infuse raw force energies within all Sith Mummies within the tomb. Instantly the small group found themselves doing battle with an undead army of Sith Lords, the conflict ultimately spelled certain doom as it took the lives of Master Cilghal and a Republic Trooper. Hoping to avoid further loss of life and pursue the beast Montagra, Lowbacca calls for a retreat.
Behind the scenesEditThe Sith Mummies are openly a nod to such Ray Harryhausen classics as The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958} & Jason and the Argonauts (1963}. their appearance in the Ep7 photo-novel is extremely toned down from their concept art, due to the nature of their creation as Custom Figures in the form of large Halloween Decorations. which had to be completely broken and glued into their poses, aside from their physical creation the mummies also had to be individually placed within their frames and multiplied via Adobe Photoshop.