Originally Posted by Rev7
Another thing to think about....why don't we see any more Republic escape pods on the surface of Taris. If there were more than one ship, there would most likely be more escape pods launched with means that there should be more than just several escape pods on the surface of Taris....just some food for thought.
I think you're forgetting that the entire planet is one big city - and we only get to play in a very small part of it. Not all of the escape pods would have landed in the area that we get to see...