The events in this issue take place 130 years after Star Wars: A New Hope.
*The first issue of Legacy revealed the facts of the attack on the Jedi Academy on Ossus and of the betrayal of Emperor Roan Fel by Darth Krayt and the Sith. Now it is time to learn of the machinations and of the secret alliances behind those actions.
Grand Moff Nyna Calixte supervises intelligence gathering for the Empire. Darth Maladi does the same for the Sith. Together they could form an unbeatable team, able to sway the course of a galaxy. That is, if they don't destroy one another first!
From the ambush of the Galactic Alliance's fleet to Roan Fel's narrow escape from assassination, the true story of the Sith overthrow of the Empire can at last be told!* Source - DarkHorse.com