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This was addressed in the Star Wars: Attack of the Clones - The Visual Dictionary and the Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith - The Visual Dictionary factbooks. It's a... "Blade emitter guard". ... which presumably prevents (or rather 'guards against') attacks that would damage the lightsaber's Blade Emitter. hat tip to TheLethalCarrot for pointing me in ...


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Seems to me the main function of that shape guard is not so much to keep the opponent's blade off Tyrannus's fingers, but to help keep his fingers off his own blade. His light saber is very different from most, in grip shape and size, and the curve forward of the main grip means the reaction forces on the blade aren't exactly perpendicular to the grip -- in ...


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Here are the facts. What drives Anakin to the dark side is his feelings about family, his mother and his wife, but also about his nonexistent father. The Jedi Council came to the conclusion that the Sith still existed after Darth Maul revealed himself. They assumed that meant that there was another Sith out there because as Yoda says "Always two there ...


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Palpatine tried to appear surprised and helpless, Jedi probably already knew Jedi were 99% (if not full 100% ) certain that Dooku is a Sith Lord. Not just his lightsaber and use of Dark Side, but they found out in The Clone Wars, S6:E10 that he is a man called Tyranus that ordered Clone Army. There is also a comic with Quinlan Vos, where he hears the name ...


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We know from the films that Yoda (and Obi-Wan's) perspective is that a Jedi that has turned to the dark side of the Force is already effectively dead. Returning them to the light is, as far as they're aware, totally impossible. That being the case, he would have already felt the loss of his ertwhile Padawan long before he actually died. With a bit of an edit,...


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The guard serves a couple of purposes, and there are both in-universe and out-of-universe reasons for it to be present. In fact, these reasons are actually somewhat intertwined. Out of universe, we have the fact that Count Dooku's style of fighting is influenced by real-world fencing, because the character was played by Christopher Lee, who was a fencer ...


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Despite all of his training, Yoda still felt something for Dooku Philosophy of old Jedi Order (before Order 66) was non-attachment, letting go of the things, those who turn to the Dark Side remain there etc ... Yoda himself, as Grand Master of the Order, held to those beliefs and publicly preached them many times to other Jedi (including Anakin, and much ...


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