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Old 12-28-2017, 07:40 PM   #24
jason taylor
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Default Re: New Sci Fi Setting Seeds

Originally Posted by Flyndaran View Post
Star Wars setting where the movies are all terrorist propaganda.
The empire isn't perfect, but it is a legitimate government that's still better than a monarchy or cult of personality to one family.

Force powers exist, but aren't ever as extreme, and don't require rigid ideology to maintain. "Either you're one of us and a Jedi, or go batsh*t evil and become a Sith" is just more propaganda.
Isn't the Empire an autocracy anyway? How is that better then a monarchy(which word in any case varies in concept from a monarch being little more then a secular high priest of a de facto republic to one where a monarch makes statues to brag of his war crimes).
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