Speculation The Possibillity of Palpatine's Ghost....

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Episode VII and Beyond (Archive)' started by LottDodd, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. Lord Tyrannus Jedi Master

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    Force-Sensitives who use/utilize the DarkSide Of The Force cannot achieve eternal life!!!
  2. Lord Tyrannus Jedi Master

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    What LAS???
  3. Lord Tyrannus Jedi Master

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    Please send me a link to the video, bro!!!
  4. Lord Tyrannus Jedi Master

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    Not Yoda. Just Ben Obi-Wan-Kenobi!!!!
  5. Guy-Gone_Weird Force Ghost

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    Here's some ideas I might like to see -

    1. A dream with Palpatine in it, perhaps related to the worries the main characters will have regarding whatever challenge they face, or some kind of vision/hallucination of Palpatine by one of the characters (Luke, I'd imagine), much like Ra's Al Ghul's appearance in The Dark Knight Rises. Kind of as a surprise cameo.

    2. The bad guy, whether a new villain, or perhaps one of the Skywalker/Solo kids or a former Jedi turned evil, could find Darth Sidious' holocron and learn from it, much like Luke finding Palpatine's Book of Anger in Dark Empire.

    I don't know about Palpatine returning as a full character though, unless there was some kind of cult trying to revive his spirit like the Cult of Marka Ragnos in Jedi Academy, or as a better example, like Sauron in the Lord of the Rings series. That might be an interesting direction with this imminent return of a very powerful evil, even if the heroes stop it before it happens at the end. We'll see. I'm pretty open minded to what we might get.
  6. The-Eternal-Hero Force Ghost

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    Hey that Holocron idea is actually great!!
  7. Lord Tyrannus Jedi Master

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    I don't want to wanna Wanna cheapen Anakin Skywalker's redemption!!!!!!!
  8. VonDan Jedi Master

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    Like the term we use "Great Caesar's Ghost" as an exclamation of surprise, in the star wars universe they will say "Great Palpy's Ghost". Then one day three kid's say it at the same time and that summons Palpatine's spirit who will posses one of the kids and goes on a murder rampage with a vibro kitchien knife
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  9. LottDodd Force Ghost

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    Even force cultists collecting artifacts and keeping the name Palpatine alive is a threat.... Holocrons, or the ruined statues in coruscanti underworld etched in his image would be great....
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  10. topgoalscorer_no11 Force Ghost

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    I don't think it would surprise anyone if the CIA overthrew the New Republic and put Palpatine's ghost back in charge.

    The rebels in ANH look suspiciously like South American guerillas to me.
  11. Jedi_Lantern Jedi Master

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    Evil and ghosts living on has ties to myth and religion as well
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  12. Eeth-my-Koth Chosen One

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    I don't hate the idea of a Sith ghost.
  13. Lord Revan Jedi Master

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    a cloned/ghost Palpatine would be the worst.
  14. Original Oatmeal Jedi Master

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    I do want to see sith ghosts or something.
  15. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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  16. Force Smuggler Chosen One

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    We get more Ian McDiarmid if Palpatine comes back so that is a plus for Palpatine coming back. I'm hoping for a Plagueis comeback though.
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  17. StoneRiver Force Ghost

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    What was the quote from Hamill from way back? Something about the ST being more ethereal? A bit more action on the netherworld of the force than in the previous movies maybe? If that's the case, then sure, a Palps spirit is a possibility.
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  18. EHT Manager: New Films

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    Please... no Palpatine Force ghost. I really liked his character, but he died at the end of ROTJ. No emperor clones, no Sith Force ghosts.
  19. HankSolo Jedi Master

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    I think that would make the OT meaningless then, because Anakin's redemption against Palpatine wouldn't have impact it should have.
  20. darklordoftech Force Ghost

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    Force Balancers!

    Anyway, if Palp's ghost does appear, what color should it be?
  21. Darth Chiznuk Chosen One

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    I 100% believe Palpatine should have a part to play in the ST. Partly because Ian McDiarmid is so fantastic in the role and I just want to see him again and partly because he is the main villain of the entire saga. How can you not have the main villain of the story present in the final chapter (if the ST is the final chapter)? I would like to see him as a malignant spirit guiding the new villain and selfishly trying to hold onto the physical world. The complete antithesis of Obi-Wan Force ghost.
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  22. Force Smuggler Chosen One

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    Have his presence still be felt in the ST and have him come back for the 10-12 trilogy or something.
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  23. darklordoftech Force Ghost

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    Red? Blue?
  24. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    All the colors of the rainbow! Yay!
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  25. Jedirush2112 Jedi Grand Master

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    I agree, but I think the Holocron should be presented to him by someone that knew his father. So enter and elderly Ahsoka Tano. Who could possibly have more influence on Luke than someone who actually knew, learned and fought alone side his father and probably would know where they kept the Holocrons in the temple. Besides, just imagine all the stuff he would learn about those forgotten times. They could even splice in flashbacks of the Clone Wars and how the Jedi Council treated Ahsoka and that Anakin was the only one that stood by her. That would get Luke thinking!