The 10 Year Anniversary of One Of Star Wars’ Most Interesting Stories From Legends

On the January 10, 2022 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editorial director Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film news writer Ryan Scott to discuss the 10 year anniversary of Darth Plagueis.

In Our Feature Presentation: Star Wars And James Luceno's Tragedy Of Darth Plagueis The Wise, 10 Years Later

  • Star Wars For Dummies: Who was Darth Plagueis in Revenge of the Sith
  • Meme
  • What did Plagueis mean to Ryan
  • The behind the scenes of writing a piece like this.
  • How did the book come about?
  • Cheating Death
    • Midi-chlorians being so important - "Midi-chlorians provided me with a means of grounding Plagueis' search to obtain mastery over life and death – as those terms apply to both the light and dark sides of the Force. I didn't want to rely on magic or psychic ability, so opted for an approach closer to 'Frankenstein' than, say, 'Doctor Strange.'"
  • The vagueness of Anakin’s parents 
  • Will any of it ever be more than Legends?

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