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Did Sidious know the secret of cheating death? [duplicate]

In Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, Chancellor Palpatine tells Anakin the tale of Darth Plagueis the Wise. He told Anakin that if he joined the dark side he could save the people he loved from death by ...
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Did Vader intend to eventually bring Padme back to life? [duplicate]

With regards to Anakin's vision of Padme's death, and how Palpatine's offer can lure him, I saw this comment in another question: He believed that even if Padme did die, he could use the Dark Side ...
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Do Vader and Sidious ever look into cheating death together? [duplicate]

In Episode III, Anakin accepts Palpatine as his master and turns to the darkside in a desperate attempt to save his wife from dying. We know by their eventual deaths that they never truly discover ...
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How long, in-universe, were each of the Star Wars movies?

Inspired by this question: Why did Luke name his son Ben and not Obi-wan? Currently, the only answer there addresses the fact that the "names you first know someone by are hard to shake". However, ...
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Was it implied by the dialogue in A New Hope that the Death Star had never been used before?

This is sort of an analytical question. Having seen Rogue One, I re-watched some of the scenes from A New Hope, including the two scenes above and analyzing the dialogue, the answer seems to be "no." ...
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How old was Emperor Palpatine, and did the dark side keep him alive?

Does anyone know how old Emperor Palpatine was? He seems about 60 in Episode 1 and about 70 in 2 and 3 (I'd guess) so pretty old in the original trilogy - 90 ish? And, I think this counts as the same ...
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What happened to the Jedi Temple during the Imperial period?

This question is different from this one as the subject of that question is the Temple's information archives, whereas the this question's subject is the temple complex itself. Was it demolished, ...
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Can a Sith/Jedi use the force to physically keep someone alive?

It could be argued that this is a similar question, Did Darth Sidious and Vader ever discover how to cheat death?, but this seems to be more in line with spirit and conscious transference etc. What I ...
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Why didn't Palpatine wait until after he learned the secret of cheating death before killing his master?

This question on whether Darth Sidious knew the secret of cheating death inspired me to ask. The consensus on that question is that Darth Sidious did not know how to cheat death, and that his master's ...
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Because of the Rule of Two, is/was Sidious the strongest Sith ever?

The Sith Rule of Two says: One to embody power, one to crave it. It's like a survival of the fittest. If the apprentice must kill the master to be the master, that usually means the apprentice is ...