rots novelization series

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The cloaked figure threw back its hood.

San Hill recoiled, hands flapping like panicked birds sewn to his wrists. He had time to gasp, “You’re-you’re Anakin Skywalker!” before a fountain of blue-white plasma burned into his chest, curving through a loop that charred all three of his hearts.

The Separatist leadership watched in frozen horror as the corpse of the head of the InterGalactic Banking Clan collapsed like a depowered protocol droid.

“The resemblance,” Darth Vader said, “is deceptive.”

~ Revenge of the Sith Novelization by Matthew Stover

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“Stop!” he cried. “Enough! We surrender, do you understand? You can’t just kill us-”

The Sith Lord smiled. “Can’t I?”

“We’re unarmed! We surrender! Please- please, you’re a Jedi!”

“You fought a war to destroy the Jedi.” Vader stood above the shivering Neimoidian, smiling down upon him, then fed him half a meter of plasma. “Congratulations on your success.”

~ Revenge of the Sith Novelization by Matthew Stover