The Phantom Menace
Tue, 1 Jun 1999 09:16:21 -0400 (EDT)
> > To be fair, the Ewok capture and the ongoing . . competition between
> > Han and Luke doesn't quite fit this pattern,
> The Ewok capture does fit the pattern. The Ewoks would have killed them all
> if their god (C3P0) hadn't stopped them with his "magic".
They didn't have to kill the Ewoks, though. The Ewoks weren't
inherently evil and in need of immediate destruction, although they did
nasty things to our little rebel band.
> > That still has some relativistic problems. What about when your
> > apprentice dies several light-years away -- when do you lose your
> > power?
> Isn't that a question of how long it takes "force juice" to drain? :)
No, it's a question of having a large portion of the Master Sith Lord's
world line outside of the light cones of the apprentice Sith Lord's
death event. Like several years of it -- probably several centuries
most of the time.
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