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Palpatine

Palpatine

Sheev Palpatine is a fictional character and the main antagonist of the Star Wars franchise, primarily portrayed by Ian McDiarmid. In the original trilogy, he is depicted as the aged, pale-faced Emperor of the Galactic Empire. In the prequel trilogy, he is portrayed as a charismatic Senator from Naboo that—through the use of deception and political manipulation—rises to the position of Supreme Chancellor of the Galactic Republic. Though outwardly appearing to be a well-intentioned public servant and supporter of democracy prior to becoming Emperor, he is in fact Darth Sidious, the Dark Lord of the Sith—a cult of practitioners of the dark side of the Force previously thought to have ... more on Wikipedia

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