Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels #56.1: Burning Seas

Dennis and Darth Taxus discuss the Battle of Mon Cala from the Burning Seas story arc from Darth Vader.

In this episode of Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels, Dennis, and Darth Taxus talk some comics and take a look at the subjugation of Mon Cala in the “Burning Seas” story arc from Darth Vader.


Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels #56.1: Burning Seas

        

Welcome to episode 56.1 of Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels: Burning Seas. On this Scoundrels Special Edition, Dennis and Darth Taxus dive into the recent issues of Darth Vader and discuss the “Burning Seas” story arc. The Emperor grows tired of the galaxy speaking with multiple voices and seeks the elimination of the Imperial Senate so that only his voice dictates the will of the Empire. However, making such a change isn’t so easy. Therefore, he sends an Imperial fleet to Mon Cala to make an example of the rebellious planet. In addition, he senses the influence of the Jedi in Mon Cala’s affairs. Naturally, he sends Darth Vader and his Inquisitorious to handle the situation.

Indeed, there is a Jedi involved. Dennis and Darth Taxus discuss whether this Jedi lives up to the Jedi ideal. Or, has this Jedi adopted methods the Jedi Council would frown on? What are the motives of this Jedi, and do the ends justify the means? Plus, what memories does returning to Mon Cala surface for Darth Vader? In addition, what do these stories say about Vader and Grand Moff Tarkin’s relationship? Finally, Tarkin has interesting thoughts on what it means to be an Empire.

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Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels #56.1: Burning Seas

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