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12.20.2011 , 09:14 AM | #10
Quote: Originally Posted by psychogobstopper View Post
I'm not sure where you're coming from with this "thousaaaands of years" bit. I never got the impression from the original trilogy that history had been rewritten to show the Galactic Empire as having existed for thousands of years. After all, Obi-Wan Kenobi talks about the Clone Wars as having occurred and the Jedi Order as having existed a mere twenty years before those movies.
No, you misunderstand, not saying the empire existed for thousands of years, saying the republic did, and overnight (20-30 years) it is all overwritten and in IV we've got "the rebellion against the empire" instead of "the rebellion against the corrupted republic." Doesn't make sense to me.
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