Far beyond the core, the Unknown Regions, and the galactic void, another galaxy approaches at a speed of 130,000 km/s. During the ancient time of the Old Republic there was to be an outbound flight to intercept it, and it would have been the great exchange of culture and ideas in history. Who knows how things would have gone differently if the outbound flight had met them.
Maybe the Outsiders would have been different, and the Jedi could have taught them the ways of the Force. Maybe the Outsiders would have shown respect to a race equal to them. Maybe the Outsiders would have arrived and been intimidated if super weapons like the Death Star still existed. Maybe they could be overwhelmed if the galaxy was united.
First contact with the Outsiders always begins the same, with a greeting. The greeting is followed by an ultimatum, to allow the Outsiders to establish a local franchise and relinquish resources from uninhabited worlds. With the devastation the Outsiders h