TK-0.5 World TourIntroduction

TK-0.5, the "Traveling Trooper," is on a seemingly endless tour of duty for the glory of the Empire. Using a primitive transit system known as "postal mail," this 12-inch tall trooper is dedicated to exploring the planet Earth with the aid of the 501st Legion. If you have information on a location or event that you feel should be brought directly to TK-0.5's attention and included in his tour, please contact Traveling Trooper Liaison TD-2709.


Check Me Out On Facebook!
by TK-0.5 on Fri Nov 05, 2010 3:09 pm
Hi Troops,
Been awhile, but, I wanted to let you know that I am in Singapore having a blast. I got to see alot of you at C5, do we know how to make a showing at a Convention or WHAT!
Please all troopers come check me out on Facebook at Teekay Half, you can post pictures of me there, friend me or just stop by to check out where I am and say Hi!


Where Science Meets the Imagination of TK 0.5
by TK-0.5 on Thu Jun 05, 2008 11:00 pm
Hey Troops, TK 0.5 here. It's been awhile since I posted because I have been a busy little Imperial inspector. After my visit to Alaska, I had a brief layover at home with Garrison Excelsior while home, I had the pleasure of dining with Timothy Zahn! Ah the perks of being famous Very Happy I then hopped a Transport to NYC and hit NY Comic Con with the Empire City Garrison and T8228, man she is a busy Trooper Very Happy. Comic Con was a blast but, boy I was exhuasted. After Comic Con concluded, I headed straight for Philadelphia and Garrison Carida, these guys know how to plan an event! I had a blast at the closing ceremonies, let me tell you I will be headed back to PA as soon as I can! Next I am heading for the opening weekend for WMSI with the Central Garrison so hopefully you will be hearing from me soon.

TK 0.5

TK 0.5 Goes WAYYYY North!
by TK-0.5 on Fri Feb 22, 2008 4:44 pm
Hey, Troops! TK-0.5 here. I am just finishing up my trip to Alaska! What a beautiful place to visit. I'm glad that I remembered to pack my Snowtrooper coat. Even though I was stuck in a blizzard and crazy wintry weather, I had a blast. I got to hang with TI-7107 and she was great! I visited all the great Alaskan attractions, saw Mendenhall Glacier, and even went sledding---awesome! Miranda even hooked me up with my own Eskimo jacket. I was so taken with my visit to Alaska that I have planned a return trip for the summer. Make sure to check back soon for my report from my next visit to Germany! Oh, by the way, take TK -0.5’s advice and check out the 501st podcast's Episode 9. There was mention of yours truly, and even a trivia question about me. So brush up on your TK-0.5 knowledge!

A Visit With Costa Rican Oupost and Panama
by TK-0.5 on Wed Jan 02, 2008 3:26 pm
Hey Troops,
TK 0.5 would like to wish you all a Happy Holidays and tell ya that I am having a great time here in Panama with the Costa Rican Outpost. I have to say that I was really honored to be named a Honorary Commanding Officer of the Costa Rican Outpost, the Troops here do the Empire proud! I was lucky enough to attend the Sci Fi Expo Here in Panama and it was spectacular to say the least, besides being hosted and escorted by TK 5494 and TK 4758 I got to hang with Peter and Angie Mayhew, these guys are as busy as I am Smile. Adding the Panama Canal to the list of all the amazing things I've seen on my journey was a real treat. Soon I will be off to visit the Alaskan Outpost but, I hope I get to make a return trip to Costa Rica to visit my 501st Brothers and Sister soon!

By the way make sure you all check out Episode V of the Legion podcast, there may be a little something about yours truly and and my traveling brothers and sisters on there. Besides the podcast team does a great job with the Legion news. How do you think TK 0.5 keeps up with all that is going on!

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TK-0.5's Backstory

The Dark Side of the Force had provided Emperor Palpatine with foreknowledge that a rising Jedi by the name of Luke Skywalker had the potential to destroy him. The Emperor knew that the chance of this happening was slimmer than that of bull's-eyeing a womp rat from a T-16. Nevertheless, he had the wisdom to prepare contingencies should this come to pass.

In this vein, Darth Sidious started a secret project, designated "TK-0.5," and took it upon himself to personally train a special commando. This commando's sole purpose was to see the Empire returned to its former glory by having it again guided by the Dark Side. His identity concealed, his mission and training a secret known only to the Emperor and himself, TK-0.5 became the stuff of Imperial Legend.

With the confusion surrounding the fall of the Sith at the Battle of Endor; this commando, disguised as a stormtrooper, aligned himself with the 501st Legion, an elite band of troops that served as Vader's personal guard. Since the 501st Legion's dispatchment to the Terra System in 1997, he has secretly been guiding a recruitment effort.

That recruitment effort has been very successful, the Empire's strength growing to over 3,000 troopers on Terra alone. In that time he has found not only willing troopers, but also bounty hunters that he can employ to destroy rebel sympathizers, as well as Force-attuned individuals that he has personally turned to the Dark Side using mind tricks taught to him by the Emperor.

He has determined that it is time to oversee the final stages of the next phase of his operations. As such he is personally touring each Garrison, Squad and Outpost worthy of his attentions. While there, he will personally inspect locations and events of strategic importance to restoring the Empire to its former glory.

Each Garrison has the duty of chronicling the tour by taking a picture of TK-0.5 with its Garrison members at landmarks which identify and represent each Garrison. His tour will be chronicled here so that his Legion will be able to utilize the intelligence information collected.

The "Traveling Trooper" project was inspired by Fan Force's Boston Rebels "Traveling Vader."

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