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October 03, 2012

Systems, not Sith

How inter-service rivalries doomed the Galactic Empire.

In Star Wars, the Empire is presented as a monolith. Storm Troopers, TIE Fighters and even Star Destroyers are supposedly just indistinguishable cogs in a massive military machine, single-mindedly pursuing a common goal. This is, of course, a façade – like all humans, the soldiers and Officers of the Imperial Military will each have their own interests and loyalties.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at October 3, 2012 10:48 AM