Well you didnt have to, you could have just quit the FP. :P
Killing him was your own choice.
Woo,... if you don't want to pay for gas, do you just put tape over your gas meter so you don't have to see if it think you should get some?
And since when was Revan... or anyone in the Star Wars universe worried about how 'epic' their encounter was?
Usually, the will to live is a bit stronger than: 'Gee whiz, I better keep fighting, this battle isn't epic enough.'