PALPY BACK! One of the surprise reveals of The Rise of Skywalker is the return of iconic Star Wars villain Emperor Palpatine, a.k.a. Darth Sidious. The Ringer’s Sean Fennessey is joined by Star Wars expert and Binge Mode cohost Mallory Rubin to break down what Palpatine’s return means for the series, how it happened, and what happened in the wider Star Wars canon that made his return even possible.
Making Sense of Emperor Palpatine’s Return
Darth Sidious is back. But how? And what does it mean moving forward?
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