Grand Admiral Thrawn vs. Emperor Palpatine
Posted 10 November 2005 - 09:30 AM
After reading the Thrawn trilogy I have to go with him as the winner. Palpatine just in my eyes was a terrible leader. And did way to many stupid things. I truly believe that many of the Imperial Navy would have left and joined Thrawn...and he would have kicked Palpatines ass all over the universe...
Posted 10 November 2005 - 07:30 PM
Edited by Qim Kwann, 10 November 2005 - 07:31 PM.
Olórin (Gandalf): Losto Caradhras, sedho, hodo, nuitho i 'ruith!
Legolas:"Boe a hyn... Neled herein - dan caer menig."
Aragorn:"Si, beriathar hyn ammaeg na ned Edoras."
Legolas:"Aragorn, nedin dagor hen-ú-erir ortheri. Natha daged dhaer."
Aragorn:"Then i shall die as one of them!"
Lle quena i'lambe tel' Eldalie? (Do you speak Elvish?)
Posted 22 December 2005 - 06:26 PM
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Arthur: And how long is that?
Ford: About 12 minutes.
-The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Posted 22 December 2005 - 07:34 PM
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And rains fall soft upon your fields.
And until we meet again,
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Posted 22 December 2005 - 11:32 PM
Posted 08 September 2007 - 10:16 PM
The Emporer manipulated politics, turned the most promising Jedi in years to his side, defeated Yoda himself (although that battle should have been WAY longer and cooler. And Yoda's ass shouldn't have been handed to him so easily or in such a fashion), and became Supreme Chancellor using one of the best political twists ever (even if it was fictional) by simaltaneously taking control of the Republic and destroying the only ones who could contend with him (well, not the only ones...)
"Your resume is very impressive...Lord of the Sith, senator, Chancellor, Supreme Chancellor...! What made you get out of politics?"
"My apprentice threw me down a 280-mile shaft to the main reactor core of the Death Star."
The world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel. -Horace Walpole
Experience teaches us that silence terrifies people the most. -Bob Dylan
Everyone dies but not everyone lives. -A. Sachs
This is the way the world ends / Not with a bang, but with a whimper -T.S. Eliot
The people that are trying to make the world worse never take a day off, why should I? Light up the darkness. -Bob Marley
A ship in the harbor is safe, but that's not what ships are built for.
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