By James Luceno
He was once the main strong Sith lord who ever lived.
But might he be the single person who by no means died?
“Did you ever listen the Tragedy of Darth Plagueis the clever? It’s a Sith legend. Darth Plagueis used to be a depressing Lord of the Sith, so strong and so clever that he may perhaps use the strength to steer the midi-chlorians to create existence. He had this sort of wisdom of the darkish facet that he might even retain those he cared approximately from dying.”
—Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith
Darth Plagueis: some of the most extraordinary Sith Lords who ever lived. owning energy is all he wants. wasting it's the in simple terms factor he fears. As an apprentice, he embraces the ruthless methods of the Sith. And whilst the time is true, he destroys his Master—but vows by no means to endure a similar destiny. For like no different disciple of the darkish facet, Darth Plagueis learns to command the final word strength . . . over existence and death.
Darth Sidious: Plagueis’s selected apprentice. less than the suggestions of his grasp, he secretly reviews the methods of the Sith, whereas publicly emerging to energy within the galactic executive, first as Senator, then as Chancellor, and finally as Emperor.
Darth Plagueis and Darth Sidious, grasp and acolyte, goal the galaxy for domination—and the Jedi Order for annihilation. yet can they defy the cruel Sith culture? Or will the will of 1 to rule ideally suited, and the dream of the opposite to stay perpetually, sow the seeds in their destruction?
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