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Did you ever hear the tragedy of Darth Plagueis the drunk? (Possible book Spoilers)

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Two days ago i finished that book James Luceno wrote called DARTH PLAGUEIS. You know, that sith lord Palpatine talked about in ROTS:

“Unfortunately, he taught his apprentice everything he knew, then his apprentice killed him in his sleep.”

I was curious if there was more to the story… but i was wrong 😦

Wanna know how that scene turned out in the book? PLAGUEIS and SIDIOUS drank together four bottles of wine, which resulted in PLAGUEIS passing out and SIDIOUS killed him with force lightning. Bummer.

Ironic. He managed to sustain three bottles of wine, but not the fourth.

Is it possible to drink the fourth?

Not for a Sith.

Rogue One is redundant. Just play the first mission of DARK FORCES.
Being surrounded by yes men: the hallmark of a corrupt leader.
‘The best visual effects in the world will not compensate for a story told badly.’ - V.E.S.
‘Star Wars is a buffet, enjoy the stuff you want, and leave the rest.’ - SilverWook

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I thought this was a joke, but then I looked it up on the Star Wars wiki and holy crap it’s real:

The two Sith Lords retired to Plagueis’s penthouse in the Kaldani Spires building to celebrate Palpatine’s upcoming success. There, Sidious plied Plagueis with wine while rehearsing the acceptance speech he would soon deliver before the Senate. Watching as Plagueis became increasingly intoxicated, Sidious waited patiently until his master fell asleep before unleashing torrent after torrent of Sith lightning upon him, basking in the Muun’s agony, as he slowly tortured his master to death.

Sometimes I wonder what goes through EU writers’ heads.

My preferred saga experience:
TPM/AOTC/ROTS (Hal 9000), ANH/ESB/ROTJ (Despecialized), The Mandalorian,
TFA (Starlight), TLJ (Fallen Knight), TROS (Resurgence).
May the midichlorians be with you.

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The ending was very underwhelming to say the least.

The novel in general was overall just average. The first third of the book deals with Darth Plagueis until he meets Palpatine. From there on it is basically a Palpatine origin story that leads into The Phantom Menace. Lots of characters show up: Dooku, Syfo-Dyas, Qui Gon, Maul, Nute Gunray, Ric Olie is mentioned and so on. Most of the plot is political manipulations by Plagueis and Palpatine. Hell, Palpatine even aranged for Padme being elected as Queen of Naboo.

A back story to a back story.

Rogue One is redundant. Just play the first mission of DARK FORCES.
Being surrounded by yes men: the hallmark of a corrupt leader.
‘The best visual effects in the world will not compensate for a story told badly.’ - V.E.S.
‘Star Wars is a buffet, enjoy the stuff you want, and leave the rest.’ - SilverWook

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You’d think four bottles of booze would be enough.

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