Born out of rage and chaos, the Exelis Hunters is a criminal syndicate based on the temperate world of Venaari, in the Esuain sector, and with ties to Ord Cantrell and its conglomerate. The organization gained some notoriety after a frightening campaign of piracy conducted in the Stabin sector. Over the course of several cycles, multiple merchant vessels traversing the region were boarded and mercilessly plundered by the Exelis’ black starships lurking in the silent void of space.
The conspicuous loss of wealth and resources suffered by many influential traders affected by the Exelis’ raiders brought the group to its doom. Bounty hunters were hired and dispatched in earnest, and one by one, the Exelis members were captured and executed. A few survivors managed to hide in an undisclosed location in deep space, and eventually made contact with the Kiffar cyborg Morgan Sathel, who had been a prominent pirate captain of the Exelis up until she was captured by the former Dark Lord of the One Sith: Daryn Byrch.
Under the leadership of the native of Kiffex, and with assistance from Pirate Lord Artemis de Chatillon, the organization was able to recover and gain control of Venaari. From the free pirate ports of the planet, raids against merchant convoys and helpless lone ships are constantly launched. Raiding excursions, extortion, smuggling and everything in-between: the Exelis Hunters engage in a variety of illegal activities.