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  Galactic Empire (Star Wars) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Galactic Empire was the regime established by then Supreme Chancellor Palpatine to replace the Galactic Republic.
During the Yuuzhan Vong invasion, the Imperial Remnant allied with the New Republic and its successor-state the Galactic Federation of Free Alliances (or for short, Galactic Alliance, or GFFA).
Empire proponents, however, say that the only reason Lucas even made an Expanded Universe was because he realized he had made the film Empire too benign, and had to manfacture an evil background for it.
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 Galactic Empire (Asimov) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Galactic Empire consists of 25 million inhabited worlds, all colonized by Settlers from Earth (as opposed to Spacers), although by the time when the novels are set, no one remembers that humans originated from that small planet.
The Empire was founded by Emperor Frankenn I. The Empire's capital is Trantor, a planet covered entirely by a giant city, located near the center of the Galaxy.
The Galactic Empire, which used to touch every planet in the Milky Way galaxy, is reduced to 20 agricultural planets.
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 Galactic empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Galactic empires are a fairly common theme in science fiction.
The capital of a galactic empire is frequently a core world.
The best known to the general public today is probably the empire from Star Wars, which was formed in turn from the Galactic Republic.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/galactic_empire   (234 words)

  
 Galactic Empire (Asimov)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Galactic Empire consists of 25 million worlds all colonized by Settlers from Earth opposed to Spacers) although by the time when the are set no one remembers that humans from that small planet.
The Empire's capital is Trantor a planet covered entirely by a city located near the center of the It is both the center of power the Galaxy and also the administrative head.
The Galactic Empire which used to every planet in the Milky Way galaxy is reduced to 20 agricultural It is dwarfed by most barbarian kingdoms.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Galactic Empire (Asimov)
The Empire's capital is Trantor, a planet covered entirely by a giant city, located near the center of the Galaxy.
Stanel VI was the Emperor of the Galactic Empire from an unknown date until 12,010 GE in Isaac Asimovs fictional Foundation Series novel Prelude to Foundation.
The Empire was opposed by the Rebel Alliance, a guerilla army dedicated to the defeat of the Emperor and the restoration of the Galactic Republic.
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 Galactic Empire (Asimov)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
In Isaac Asimov 's Robot / Empire / Foundation series of novels, the Galactic Empire is an empire consisting of planetssettled by humans across the whole galaxy.
The Galactic Empire consists of the worlds inhabited by Settlers from Earth (as opposed to Spacers), although by the time when the novels are set, no one remembers that humans originated fromthat small planet.
The Empire's capital is Trantor, a planet covered entirely by a giant city,located near the center of the Galaxy.
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 Galactic Empire - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
The culture of the Galactic Empire was ascetic and minimalist.
During its short existence, the Empire was not particularly brutal in the suppression of artistic culture, as it was primarily interested in military and political dominance.
Galactic Empire's territory consisted of over one million member worlds and fifty million colonies, protectorates, and governorships throughout the Galaxy streching from the borders of the Deep Core to Wild Space.
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 Galactic empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
of these empires are clearly based on Roman empire ; the Galactic Empire of Isaac Asimov 's Foundation series (which inspired empires of later writers film-makers) being an obvious example.
The best to the general public today is probably the empire from Star Wars which was formed from the ashes the Galactic Republic.
Empire and Ecolitan is an omnibus edition of the first and second novels in The Ecolitan Matter series according to the internal chronology.
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 Definition of Galactic Empire (Star Wars)
However, we do know the seeds of the Empire were planted during the Clone Wars when Chancellor Palpatine ordered an army of Clone troopers (predecessors to the Stormtroopers) to fight the increasing threat of the Separatists.
The Galactic Senate still existed years after the Empire's establishment, but it had little power and was eventually dissolved by Palpatine shortly before the Battle of Yavin.
However, the Empire was too large to be destroyed in one blow; for the next decade and more, the Rebels, renamed the New Republic, fought to free the galaxy from former Imperials styling themselves as independent warlords as well as Imperial loyalists such as Grand Admiral Thrawn and Ysanne Isard.
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 STAR WARS: Astrophysical Concerns
At the peak of Emperor Palpatine's Galactic Empire the sectors were ruled directly by their military governors, the Moffs and Grand Moffs, who answered to Palpatine's advisers or to the great despot himself.
Under the previous regime of the Galactic Republic, and its restored post-Palpatine incarnation (the "New Republic"), the military was subordinate to the Imperial Senate, which consisted of political representatives (senators) elected from the sectors.
The scope of the galactic civilisation is exposed in its central institutions, such as the Galactic Senate.
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 Galactic empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some of these empires are clearly based on the Roman Empire; the Galactic Empire of Isaac Asimov's Foundation series (which inspired empires of later writers and film-makers) being an obvious example.
Legend of the Galactic Heroes - Galactic Empire
The Galactic Confederacy in the Church of Scientology.
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 Galactic Empire (computer game)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Galactic Empire is a 1990 space flight/adventure computer game by Tomahawk where the player is conquering the universe,...
Age of Empires III CE game Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords by Stardock for the PC is a strategy game that allows players to explore the outer realms...
Empires in Arms Rules, maps, forms and other resources for the game.
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 Isaac asimov s galactic empire series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 STAR WARS: Warships of the Empire
The Galactic Empire controlled the material, energy and sentient resources of essentially the entire galaxy.
The company reputation is founded on their impressive line of warships which comprise the majority of combat starships in the fleets of both the Galactic Empire and the New Republic which followed it.
Galactic warships can be kilometres long; their smallest support and escort craft may be hundreds of metres in size.
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 Star Wars Dissertation @ LaunchBase.org (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Along the way, they are pursued by agents of the Galactic Empire who are searching for rebels on the planet.
Episodes I, II, and III chronicle the downfall of the Old Republic and the rise of the Galactic Empire.
Sidious concurrently maintains his public identity as Palpatine, a senator in the Galactic Republic, and uses the crisis to convince the Senate to elect him Chancellor of the Galactic Republic.
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 BBspot - Galactic Empire to Take Over Power in Iraq   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
By bypassing the U.N., the Empire will be able to start restoring order in the hard-pressed country as soon as the end of the week.
As a point of fact, the Galactic Empire is a well-suited candidate for the job.
The Empire can deploy up to two million stormtroopers in Iraq by the end of the week, bringing welcome relief to the exhausted U.S. garrisons tasked with maintaining control of the country.
www.bbspot.com /politics/News/2003/10/galactic_empire.html   (624 words)

  
 Star Wars: Databank | Empire, the
From the bloated carcass of the Old Republic, an ambitious politician carved the Galactic Empire, a New Order of government meant to sweep away the injustices and inefficiencies of its predecessor.
Accompanying the growth of the Empire was an unprecedented military buildup.
Thus an irresistible target was in place over that peaceful green moon: the Empire's next great weapon, incomplete and vulnerable, and the head of the Empire himself, both in one place.
www.starwars.com /databank/organization/theempire   (503 words)

  
 The Galactic Empire: An Empire Reborn
The Galactic Empire expressly forbids its members to use any "Star Wars materials" (be they previously-copyrighted official items or original member creations) for profit or personal/financial gain, and any such actions are neither motivated nor endorsed by the GE, as stated in the Imperial Charter.
Much of The Galactic Empire's stance on submissions is taken with the primary objective of protecting it from extortion by individuals threatening to revoke its right or licence to use previously submitted materials.
Although The Galactic Empire strives to maintain the contents of the Web site, the information, and services available to you on this Web site may contain errors and are subject to periods of interruption.
www.empirereborn.net /docs.php?page=tandc   (1994 words)

  
 The Case for the Empire
At the beginning of the Star Wars saga, the known universe is governed by the Galactic Republic.
Scores of thousands of planets are represented in the Galactic Senate, and as we first encounter it, it is sclerotic and ineffectual.
In "The Phantom Menace" a supra-planetary alliance, the Trade Federation (think of it as OPEC to the Galactic Republic's United Nations), invades a planet and all the Senate can agree to do is call for an investigation.
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 Galactic Empire @ The KEEP BBS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
It is not a good idea to leave a distant settlement unprotected and the Galactic Command (an ad hoc legal body) recommends that commanders check up on their colonists regularly.
Beware of ships bearing the name of Dark Empire, since these are a great threat to the galaxy.
The Galactic Command recommends you find and settle some planets immediately to secure a supply source for your ship.
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 The Galactic Empire
The Empire will ensure that it is. Since the betrayal of Lord Vader and the death of our beloved Emperor Palpatine, the Empire has undergone many changes in leadership.
Under his leadership, the Empire united from the verge of civil war into a powerful and deadly threat to anyone who opposed them.
Today,the Empire is ruled by Monarch's chosen prodigy, Lady Kryzasiah, who vanished after her Master's death.
empire.galaxy-force.com   (359 words)

  
 galactic empire
That a galactic empire might exist has also been the subject of serious scientific speculation, despite the fact that we have so far not encountered any signs of a major alien presence among the stars.
In fact, there are several valid reasons why we might not be aware of a technologically superior race in our midst (see extraterrestrial intelligence, more advanced than us).
There is the possibility, too, that if a Galaxy-wide empire does not exist now, it may do so in the future if mankind is able to establish efficient, faster-than-light modes of interstellar communication and transport.
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 Empire Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Nearly a million years after the dispersal, the Empire of the Common Mind will arise.
The term Common Mind describes the oneness in identity that the founder envisioned for his Empire.
These two mindseas are fierce rivals, who dwell in alternative histories of the Empire, where each has emerged triumphant from their struggle to rule the galaxy forever.
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 Galactic Empire (Star Wars) at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
This attempts to explain why almost everyone on the side of the Empire in Episodes IV, V, and VI is human, and usually have a British accent.
The last gasp of the Empire was the Imperial Remnant, a shadow of its former glory.
An interesting article supporting the Empire can be found at The Case for the Empire.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Galactic_Empire_(Star_Wars).html   (571 words)

  
 Empire Chart - The Washington Times: Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Galactic Empire: Darth Vader choking — but not killing — another incompetent general.
Galactic Empire: Lando Calrissian, after he sold out Han.
Galactic Empire: Vader batting away Han's blaster fire with the palm of his hand.
www.washingtontimes.com /sports/20040331-034753-4237r.htm   (329 words)

  
 The Grand Galactic Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
            The Grand Galactic Empire was originally created during the Nanoid Wars as a mutual defense for the Confederate Trade Worlds.
  The Empires role at that time was to bring the defenses of those worlds under a single banner and commander to more effectively fight the war.
            Any world that is a member of the Empire is due representation and the right to choose their own representative by any means they deem to be correct for them.
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 KMC Forums - Was the "First Galactic Empire" truly the first galactic empire in the SW universe?
Aparently, 2000 years before the Galactic Empire, the Sith conquered the galaxy VERY breifly before it fell back to the Republic, personally I hate that story.
The Sith Empire was an Empire established by Dark Jedi banished from the Republic.
And the leader, in this case Emperor, of the Sith Empire was the Dark Lord of the Sith.
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