Darth Plagueis (Star Wars) by James Luceno

By James Luceno

He used to be the main robust Sith lord who ever lived.
But may perhaps he be the one person who by no means died?
“Did you ever pay attention the Tragedy of Darth Plagueis the clever? It’s a Sith legend. Darth Plagueis was once a depressing Lord of the Sith, so robust and so clever that he might use the strength to persuade the midi-chlorians to create existence. He had one of these wisdom of the darkish facet that he may well even preserve those he cared approximately from dying.”
—Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith

Darth Plagueis: essentially the most incredible Sith Lords who ever lived. owning strength is all he wants. wasting it's the simply factor he fears. As an apprentice, he embraces the ruthless methods of the Sith. And whilst the time is correct, he destroys his Master—but vows by no means to undergo an analogous destiny. For like no different disciple of the darkish facet, Darth Plagueis learns to command the final word strength . . . over lifestyles and death.
Darth Sidious: Plagueis’s selected apprentice. less than the counsel of his grasp, he secretly experiences the methods of the Sith, whereas publicly emerging to energy within the galactic govt, first as Senator, then as Chancellor, and finally as Emperor.
Darth Plagueis and Darth Sidious, grasp and acolyte, aim the galaxy for domination—and the Jedi Order for annihilation. yet can they defy the cruel Sith culture? Or will the need of 1 to rule perfect, and the dream of the opposite to dwell endlessly, sow the seeds in their destruction?

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