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I would assume that the wearer would also wear fireproof goggles with their balaclava helmet. This would afford them fireproof eye protection when close to a dragon but the ability to have free sight when moving away from them. Hermione and the rest of the Hogwarts gang seem familiar with the use of basic PPE so an experienced dragon trainer like Charlie ...


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Palpatine's robe, aside from being traditional Sith garb as has been pointed out already, was, I think, designed to make him appear like a simple old man to pretty much anyone who wasn't familiar with the truth of his power. I recall the Star Wars Visual Dictionary stating that Palpatine used his cane because he only pretended to be old and feeble, not ...


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This was addressed in Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary and it is simply to hide his face. Whether that is because he was disfigured or to hide his identity is left unclear. On the same page it goes on to say: Palpatine affected the simple clothing of a simple man, but drew his powers of persuasion and control from the blackest depths of the dark side of ...


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The (superficial) similarity between the two characters was noted by Thomas Astruc, creator of Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug, although the strong implication is that he was amused by the comparison rather than reaching for his phonebook to get his lawyer's number. Thanks for the homage! We love your show too! <3 ♯miraculousladybug Via ...


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It seems to be a characteristic thing for Dark Lords of the Sith to wear such cloaks. When Darth Maul meets with Darth Sidious on Coruscant, they both wear hooded cloaks, even though there is no one else present there from whom they might be hiding their identities. The are alone on a balcony at night, and yet they both remained cowled. Sidious is wearing ...


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