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In the Knights of the Old Republic comics series, one of the central themes is a Jedi prophecy known as the Prophecy of the Five, which describes five people who are to bring on the return of the Sith and many other horrible things.

enter image description here Knights Of The Old Republic Issue #24

As the story progresses, everybody offers their own impression of who each of the five are,

The Covenant Masters justify killing their Padawans because there were five of them, Zayne points out there were five Masters in on the Padawan murders.

When the story arc is resolved with the revelation that

Haazen is behind everything, he offers his own interpretation, which claims that Zayne is the one for the light, Lucien is the one for the darkness, Gryph (a criminal choosing to be a good guy) is the darkness standing in the light, Q'Anilia (a blind Miraluka Jedi) is the light standing in the darkness, and lastly Haazen stands apart from them all (as he rejects both Jedi and Sith codes, and has manipulated everyone to serve his own ends).

After this, the final battle goes down,

the good guys win

and the next story arc doesn't bother to talk about the Prophecy much at all.

So what I'm wondering is if there was ever a definitive interpretation of who the five are, as set down by Lucasfilm, or the authors of the Kotor comics series in an interview or elsewhere. There's so many ways that you can interpret who the prophecy is referring to, and it almost seems like the sort of thing they planned to answer in a later Kotor game or SWTOR, but as it stands, it feels like a loose plot thread. Is Haazen's interpretation the real one, or something the authors had in mind while creating the series, or something else entirely?

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    Welcome to the site! Pretty good first question. – DCOPTimDowd Mar 19 at 16:28

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