Padmé Amidala and C-3PO fly into a trap and are taken hostage by General Grievous aboard the Malevolence. Anakin and Obi-Wan, who were already in pursuit of Grievous, now have to board the ship in order to rescue the senator and her protocol droid.
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In the original script, Anakin's original plan of entering the Malevolence was a foolish hyperspace micro-jump to deploy the Twilight centimeters from the ship's hull. Padmé and C-3PO were also originally rushing to the battle site to aid in the evacuation of the Kaliida Shoals Medical Center, but these were also changed after script revisions. See more
Sir, we're scanning a small ship off our bow.
Good. Our hostage has arrived.