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    By: Dominic Jones For the past several weeks, we have been hearing lots of descriptions of Episode VII concept art, by way of our frie...

    The gritty OT vibe is encouraging
    "There are no men like me. Only me." - Jamie Lannister

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    And now for my negative Nancy complaining:

    It looks as if there is going to be a Dark Sider in this story, which is to be sort of expected.

    My hope here is that the dialogue and story makes the point that he or she is not a true Sith Lord, because that would really trample the Anakin Skywalker arch for the sake of having a cool, dark side wielding force user as the antagonist for episodes 7, 8 and 9.

    As far as I'm concerned, Anakin Skywalker destroyed the Sith forever when he remerged like a phoenix to vanquish and conquered Vader and the Emperor during the Battle of Endor. Any true Sith Lord antagonist would be a clear affront to the Anakin Skywalker story. The secrets of the Sith, and everything that made the Sith truly unique, were passed down through a lineage of Master and apprentice for thousands of years. When a Master or an apprentice was destroyed, the other would withdraw and take on a new apprentice to keep the Sith tradition alive.

    Anakin destroyed both Master and apprentice, and that should have destroyed the Sith eternally.

    Therefor, a powerful pretender or `Dark Jedi` (aka a rogue Jedi) would be acceptable, but as far as I'm concerned, a true Sith Lord could never again emerge, and certainly not just twenty years after the complete destruction of their lineage.

    People raise the existence of Sith holocrons as to why this isn't necessarily the case, but I disagree with that assertion entirely.

    The Spartans are now dead and gone and their culture and unique mindset in human history has long been in the ash bin of human history. It isn't ever returning, and reading a book about Spartan society won't arm a person with the knowledge to duplicate who the Spartans were. A society could borrow from Sparta, but Sparta itself will never, ever return.

    You could apply this same reasoning to a religious culture or something similar that was stomped out of existence. A book will tell you who they were, but it will never make you what they were.

    The same could be applied to the Sith.

    Sith training was not Jedi training, and Sith secrets were just that - secrets. Without a Sith Master, there can never again be a true Sith apprentice.

    So with all this said, while I'm excited about JJ's attempt to recapture the feel and look of the original trilogy, I really hope the script is not going to completely trample the significance of Anakin Skywalker and his destiny with the rise of a new Sith Lord, which should be an impossibility.
    "There are no men like me. Only me." - Jamie Lannister