Varik crossed his arms, but Zarev made an excellent point. Part of him wanted to believe him, but he still remained staunchly apprehensive.
"Let's delve back into recent history. Ever hear of the horrific Battle of Haeedon? It was regarded as one of the worst space battles in the Cold War. I commanded the Republic fleet there. I trusted a Sith, and I refuse to make the same mistake again."
He tossed Avirela's lightsaber to her.
"I am not completely unsympathetic however. I won't deprive you of your tool."
He winced, expecting Avirela to activate the lightsaber.