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Why did the Emperor need Tarkin?
The Emperor would have considered Tarkin as his kind of guy. One capable of murdering millions of people without any shred of remorse. If Tarkin had had any Force sensitivity, Sidious would have made him his apprentice.
Was the destruction of Alderaan a war crime?
In short, Alderaan was not a war-crime, or a genocide. Compared to the vastness of our Empire, Alderaan was like a village the U.S bombs to get a terrorist.
Did Tarkin become emperor?
Star Wars has finally revealed why Grand Moff Tarkin didn’t need the Emperor’s permission to destroy Alderaan in A New Hope. Tarkin was perfectly suited to the new order – and he rose through the ranks of the Empire at prodigious speed.
Why does Darth Vader take orders from Grand Moff Tarkin?
Originally Answered: Why did Vader have to receive order from Grand Moff Tarkin but not giving orders instead? Because Grand Moff Tarkin was the Senior officer in command of the Death Star. When Vader was sent there, it was not to assume command.
Did Tarkin hate the Republic?
Wilhuff Tarkin was a human male politician, bureaucrat, and military officer whose career spanned the Fall of the Republic and the Age of the Empire. He staunchly opposed the Jedi Order’s role as leaders in the Grand Army of the Republic, believing that peacekeepers should not direct the Republic war effort.
Did Grand Moff Tarkin need the emperor’s permission to destroy Alderaan?
Star Wars has finally revealed why Grand Moff Tarkin didn’t need the Emperor’s permission to destroy Alderaan in A New Hope. Tarkin was one of the most formidable figures in the Empire.
Who is Grand Moff Tarkin and what did he do?
Tarkin was one of the most formidable figures in the Empire. As revealed in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, his career began in the days of the Galactic Republic, and he swiftly drew the attention of Chancellor Palpatine. Tarkin was perfectly suited to the new order – and he rose through the ranks of the Empire at prodigious speed.
What happened to the Alderaan Empire?
The surviving Alderaanians founded the Alderaan Alliance as their new government. Shortly after the destruction of Alderaan, the Death Star was destroyed during the Battle of Yavin, killing Tarkin and more than a million Imperials aboard the battlestation.
How did Palpatine get the Death Star to Alderaan?
In the absence of the Imperial Senate, Emperor Palpatine had established an environment where his subordinates were capable of unregulated military actions, including genocide, this initiated the Death star to arrive in the Alderaan system.