a fictional character in the Star Wars universe. In the guise of his alter ego, Chancellor (later Emperor) Palpatine, Darth Sidious gains leadership of the Galactic Empire through treachery and manipulation.

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Why didn't the Emperor realize that torturing Luke to death in front of Vader might be a bad idea?

I know he's supposed to be an evil super-genius, but the Emperor seems to lack common sense here. He sensed that Vader's feelings about Luke weren't clear pretty early on, and while he was using ...
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Why There are only humans for service on darth vader's ships'? [duplicate]

Recently I watch Star wars Episode 4 and 5 and I notice that On Darth Vader's Ships (the Death Star, The Executor) and other Empire ships there are only human species as Crew. There are no aliens / ...
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Where is the Emperor in New Hope?

During the entire runtime of Episode IV: A New Hope, even though he is mentioned a few times, the Emperor is never actually shown on screen. And even when he is mentioned it's more of a passing ...
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How did Palpatine create Vader's suit in such short notice?

In the movie, it is shown that the operation and suit-up of Vader begins shortly after Palpatine finds him. I was reading an article explaining Vader's armor and it shows that a lot of thought has ...
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Did Darth Sidious know that Anakin was the product of his Master's experiment?

It is now canon that Anakin's birth was a result (un-planned for) of an attempt by Darth Plagueis to create a life that would be a Sith weapon. 1) Is there any canon information regarding whether ...
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Why wasn't the young Palpatine (Darth Sidious) identified as a potential Jedi at birth?

As per wookieepedia To hinder transgression, those who showed an aptitude for the Force were taken directly from birth (or soon afterward) to train in the Jedi Temple headquarters on Coruscant or ...
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Did Darth Sidious send Vader to Mustafar as an indirect way of protecting his own “Sith Master” status and power?

Sidious told Vader to go to Mustafar to end the Seperatist movement, but did he know that Obi-Wan would show up and defeat Vader based on his "vision" of future events? Was this Sidious' way of ...
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Why Did Sidious Tell Vader Who Luke Was?

In the ret-con version of Episode V (The Empire Strikes Back), the scene between Darth Vader and Darth Sidious (at the time of the changes, still only known as the Emperor) was changed so Sidious ...