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Saga Why didn't Sidious fight?

Discussion in 'Star Wars Saga In-Depth' started by JoeyArnold, Nov 22, 2012.

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Why doesn't Sidious fight more often?

  1. lazy

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  2. he did, but George Lucas deleted those scenes

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  3. too old

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  4. wasn't a good star pilot

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  5. too busy in the Senate that he destroys before A New Hope

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  6. too busy meditating

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  7. too fat

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  8. too busy keeping an eye on Vader

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  9. too scared

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  10. too busy with keeping his Empire evil

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  1. JoeyArnold

    JoeyArnold Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Darth Vader hops into his own ship at the end of Star Wars IV: A New Hope of the Original Trilogy. That saves Vader's life. But why didn't Darth Sidious hop into a fighter, too? Was Sidious too busy taking a bubble bath during that battle of Yavin? Did Sidious ever fight? In the six films, we see Sidious zap Mace Windu, fight Yoda, & then we see Sidious zap Luke Skywalker. But that is it? Is that all Sidious ever did?

    I know Sidious had to pretend to be a good guy in the first three films (the Prequel Trilogy), but did Sidious get fat after that? Is Sidious incapable of flying air-planes? Is Sidious too lazy or too old or does he fight at times or what?
     
  2. Morgan Solo

    Morgan Solo Jedi Master star 1

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    It's good to be king (or emperor).

    Palpy has his minions to do his dirty work.
     
  3. Darth_Kiryan

    Darth_Kiryan Jedi Master star 4

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    seriously?
     
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  4. JoeyArnold

    JoeyArnold Jedi Youngling star 3

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    I would remake the six films and have Sidious fight in each of the six films.
     
  5. Iron_lord

    Iron_lord Force Ghost star 9

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    That's what the EU is for- Sidious gets fights- but they're mostly part of missions for his own Sith Master.
     
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  6. JoeyArnold

    JoeyArnold Jedi Youngling star 3

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    I have read the Plagueis book which talks about Sidious, but maybe I should go find more books to look at. Yes, that is what I love about the Extended Universe. Because I love lightsaber duels.
     
  7. tsunami1138

    tsunami1138 Jedi Padawan star 1

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    No, you haven't.
     
  8. JoeyArnold

    JoeyArnold Jedi Youngling star 3

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    True. I read parts of the Plagueis book and listen to the rest of it a few times on audio books.
     
  9. DarthBoba

    DarthBoba Manager Emeritus star 9 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Seriously? Locked. The Saga forum is for serious, saga-spanning discussion. Since your main postings seem to be spamming the forums with polls and random crazy talk, you're going bye-bye for awhile.
     
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  10. CobaltBlue

    CobaltBlue Jedi Youngling

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    The Emperor influences the entire Battle of Endor from his chair. He doesn't need to get hands on.

    Also when the original trilogy was made, the Emperor was an all-powerful sorcerer who had no need for a lightsaber.

    Besides, note the calls Luke's lightsaber, 'a Jedi weapon'. It was exclusively the weapon of a Jedi. Vader had one because he used to be a Jedi.
     
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