Star Wars: Dawn of Darkness
Order 73 is one of one-hundred-and-fifty Contingency Orders that were prepared and issued to the Grand Army of the Army at the onset of the Clone Wars. The order reads as such:
Order 73: In the event of Republic Intelligence agents and or officers acting against the interest of the Republic, and after receiving specific orders verified as originating directly from the Supreme Commander (Chancellor), GAR commanders will remove those agents and or officers by lethal force. If the Supreme Commander (Chancellor) has been has been incapacitated or rendered unfit to issue such orders as a result of said actions against the Republic, command of GAR shall fall to the acting Commander until a successor is appointed or alternative authority identified as outlined in Section 6 (iv).
Behind the Screen
The player party first learned of Order 73 when it explained to them by Jeyen’s master The Matron as a mechanism that they could use to secure control of the Imperial government in the event of their successful assassination of Emperor Palpatine.