Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Palpatine's First Name Revealed

54 comments
By: Benjamin Hart

Social media was set a blaze this afternoon after a critical tidbit of information about a legendary Star Wars character leaked online. Ever since his introduction in The Empire Strikes Back back in 1980, Senator/Chancellor/Emperor Palpatine has had no first name, only later being know alternatively by his Sith title Darth Sidious. For years many speculated that the the beloved villain simply only had one name, now we've learned that's not that case. A few days ago at the 'A New Dawn' panel at New York Comic Con, it was revealed that the upcoming novel Tarkin, written by James Luceno, will finally reveal Palpatine's first name. Earlier today the Star Wars Wikia Wookieepedia updated their article on Palpatine with the new name and listed page 93 of Tarkin as their source. (Obviously one of their editors got an advanced copy of the novel.)  So without further ado, The Phantom Menace's full name is....

SPOILERS!

-
--
---
----
-----
------
-------

Sheev Palpatine

So, what do you think? Does it fit him? Or are you glad it was never mentioned in the films? Let us know in the comments below, or in Club SWU on Facebook! And also be sure to pre-order your copy of Star Wars: Tarkin, which promises to give more insight into another iconic Star Wars villain: Wilhuff Tarkin.

Source: Wookieepedia

Follow The Star Wars Underworld on Twitter @TheSWU for more updates about this story and other breaking Star Wars news.

54 comments:

Vincent Annunziata said...

paulm Battistone said...

wosuna said...

Daymeon said...

Nathan Bohn said...

Dale Jones said...

Joe C said...

Michael Schepis said...

Julius Jeevan Joseph said...

Jeffrey Garrett said...

Bill Clark said...

Unknown said...

heart n soul said...

Jon C. Maxwell said...

Cal Schnatz said...

John Davis said...

H├ęctor Hachmeister said...

Howard Beatbox Rowley said...

Seth Straughan said...

Comment Tater said...

John Byrne said...

Alex Shkolnik said...

Richard Henry said...

NecroRAM said...

Denis Achilles del Callar said...

Tony B said...

Jason Camp said...

mosfet74 said...

George Buttner said...

Stormleader said...

Serena Weed said...

Stormleader said...

Riley said...

Mark Stroud said...

Mitch said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
Rudy Alapag said...

jimstoybox.com said...

Darth Fett said...

Douglas Peterson said...

Vader the White said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
gib rossman said...

Vader the White said...

Aracus said...

Xanitos said...

Brian said...

Brian said...

Justin Armstrong said...

Marc Fleury said...

Thomas E. Wicker said...

Wunderwaffen said...

Joshua David Goldsberry said...

Austin A said...

selvestesand said...

Aracus said...

Post a Comment

 
This site is not endorsed by Lucasfilm Ltd. or Disney and is intended for entertainment and information purposes only. The official Star Wars site can be found at www.starwars.com. Star Wars, the Star Wars logo, all names and pictures of Star Wars characters, vehicles and any other Star Wars related items are registered trademarks and/or copyrights of Lucasfilm Ltd., or their respective trademark and copyright holders. All original content of this site, both graphical and textual, is the intellectual property of The Star Wars Underworld - unless otherwise indicated.
Site template © 2011 DheTemplate.com. Supported by PsPrint Emeryville and homeinbayarea.com