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Sidious was well aware of how he killed his own master, Plagueis: in his sleep. Sidious needed to sleep, too, and during that time he was relatively vulnerable. Sidious intended to live forever so he could not give Vader (or anyone else) any opportunity to kill him. Hence, the Royal Guard acted as an insurance policy to help make sure Sidious could not be ...


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This is addressed in a slightly tongue-in-cheek footnote in the new (canon) junior novelisation for Return of the Jedi. In short, the guards are basically window-dressing, for the most part, but the Emperor does like having them around to run errands and because they inspire awe in his visitors. “Guards, leave us,” calls the Emperor, and his silent, red ...


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Canon There is nothing in the Code of the Sith which forbids sex for the Sith. Indeed, the Code's declaration of the existence of passion indicates that the Sith embrace passion (mainly anger, but possibly also sexual passion). This is in contrast to the Jedi Code which denies emotion and passion and therefore encourages sexual abstinence for the Jedi. ...


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