History Literature / DarthBane

8th Sep '16 5:02:02 AM longWriter
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* StopHelpingMe: A definite case for Sarro Xaj during the Duel on Tython.


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* UnwantedAssistance: A definite case for Sarro Xaj during the Duel on Tython.
12th Aug '16 2:54:30 PM fdsa1234567890
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** Zannah also qualifies, as her specialty in the Force is sorcery, which requires intensive study in the Force. Her only education was also through her study of the Force under Bane.
12th Jun '16 3:30:41 PM fdsa1234567890
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* PoorCommunicationKills: Bane and Zannah only escape because the Jedi never have enough of the picture to discover the truth. [[spoiler: If Farfalla had told the Jedi Council, or at least left them a message with everything that he knew at that point, then they would have realized that Davorit could not possibly have been the Sith Lord. Had Serra also told them what she knew rather than trying to kill Bane herself, she would have also been successful.]]

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* PoorCommunicationKills: Bane and Zannah only escape because the Jedi never have enough of the picture to discover the truth. [[spoiler: If Farfalla had told the Jedi Council, or at least left them a message with everything that he knew at that point, then they would have realized that Davorit could not possibly have been the Sith Lord after Zannah uses Sith sorcery to cause him to appear as the Sith Lord. Had Serra also told them what she knew rather than trying to kill Bane herself, she they would have also been successful.realized Bane's identity and that he was still alive.]]
12th Jun '16 3:28:03 PM fdsa1234567890
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* PoorCommunicationKills: Bane and Zannah only escape because the Jedi never have enough of the picture to discover the truth. [[spoiler: If Farfalla had told the Jedi Council, or at least left them a message with everything that he knew at that point, then they would have realized that Davorit could not possibly have been the Sith Lord. Had Serra also told them what she knew rather than trying to kill Bane herself, she would have also been successful.]]
5th May '16 3:56:06 PM LentilSandEater
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* AmbiguousSituation: ''Who'' is the [[spoiler: Lord of the Sith]] at the end of the trilogy?
5th May '16 3:54:30 PM LentilSandEater
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* AmbiguousSituation: ''Who'' is the [[spoiler: Lord of the Sith]] at the end of the trilogy?



* BadassBookworm: It's implied that much of Bane's knowledge of the Force comes entirely from his diligent study of Old Sith lore. It's especially impressive when you realize that Bane was a miner with little-to-no formal education and no training in the Force whatsoever until he was in his mid-twenties.



* BadassBookworm: It's implied that much of Bane's knowledge of the Force comes entirely from his diligent study of Old Sith lore. It's especially impressive when you realize that Bane was a miner with little-to-no formal education and no training in the Force whatsoever until he was in his mid-twenties.



* DownerEnding: The Jedi destroy the Sith but only at the cost of their army's greatest leader and ninety-nine other Jedi. And Bane, who no one even knows exists, is left alone to found the order that will nearly destroy them. The end of the second novel is even worse.
** Unless you're RootingForTheEmpire, in which case TheChessmaster wins pretty thoroughly.

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* DownerEnding: The Jedi destroy the Sith but only at the cost of their army's greatest leader and ninety-nine other Jedi. And Bane, who no one even knows exists, is left alone to found the order that will nearly destroy them. The end of the second novel is even worse. \n** Unless you're RootingForTheEmpire, in which case TheChessmaster wins pretty thoroughly.
5th May '16 3:51:30 PM LentilSandEater
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* BadassBookworm: It's implied that much of Bane's knowledge of the Force comes entirely from his diligent study of Old Sith lore. It's especially impressive when you realize that Bane was a miner with little-to-no formal education and no training in the Force whatsoever until he was in his mid-twenties.



* BookDumb: Subverted. It's implied that much of Bane's knowledge of the Force comes entirely from his diligent study of Old Sith lore. It's especially impressive when you realize that Bane was a miner with little-to-no formal education and no training in the Force whatsoever until he was in his mid-twenties. Completely averted when Bane becomes a true Sith Lord.
7th Apr '16 3:51:31 PM MonkeysUnkle1
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** He also views Darth Revan as this, seeing him as the ideal sith lord.
5th Mar '16 1:02:48 PM morenohijazo
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* WeirdWeather: In ''Path of Destruction'', Bane encourages the Sith fighting on Ruusan to summon a Force-powered storm that levels the forest the Republic forces were occupying. The combination of the destruction and the miasma of evil energy also drives the formerly peaceful native "bouncers" insane, turning them from bringers of comfort to feared and pitied psychic scourges.
-->'''Darth Bane:''' Now look at that map and think like a Sith. Don't just fight in the forests...''destroy the forests!''
29th Feb '16 4:21:52 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* AbusiveParents: Bane's father was, too put it bluntly, an utter bastard.

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* AbusiveParents: Bane's father was, too to put it bluntly, an utter bastard.



* UnreliableNarrator: Drew Karpyshyn, the author, [[WordOfGod discussed this]] in relation to a fan theory regarding the ending. He had actually intended for the ending to be clear, but too many it wasn't. He noted that in order for the fan theory to work, readers would have to assume that he was being an unreliable narrator at the end of the book, something that he had never done before. "[[http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:DtRcbmCVBwIJ:www.drewkarpyshyn.com/spoiler.htm Unfortunately, “twist” endings have become so prevalent recently that I think people assume narrators are unreliable now by default...]]"

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* UnreliableNarrator: Drew Karpyshyn, the author, [[WordOfGod discussed this]] in relation to a fan theory regarding the ending. He had actually intended for the ending to be clear, but too to many it wasn't. He noted that in order for the fan theory to work, readers would have to assume that he was being an unreliable narrator at the end of the book, something that he had never done before. "[[http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:DtRcbmCVBwIJ:www.drewkarpyshyn.com/spoiler.htm Unfortunately, “twist” endings have become so prevalent recently that I think people assume narrators are unreliable now by default...]]"
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