It is the time of the NEW ORDER, the GALATIC EMPIRE in the way of the JEDI BETRAYAL has risen from the askes of the OLD REPUBLIC. And as such the need for starships, soldiers and weapons means that there must be leaders. These leaders for all their ruthlessness, skill and power are human. That means that they have families, wives, partners and offspring.
They have friends in each other and they keep the old bonds from the time when they were in the service of the REPUBLIC. But not all the JEDI have died and not all easily accept the rule of the NEW ORDER