Which movie was the best trilogy starter?

I worry that the films are being judged here as if they're in a vacuum. Arguably The Force Awakens is the best answer here because it is the most geared towards setting up the next film, which carries on all of its plot points by virtue of taking place immediately afterwards. The cliffhanger ending ties it a little too strongly to the next film to make the ending fully satisfying on its own.
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Star Wars Criminal Factions Explained | #computerhacking | #hacking

Less of a distinct organization of itself and more of a conglomerate, the Shadow Collective rose to prominence thanks to the work of the returned Darth Maul and his brother-turned-apprentice, Savage Opress, as the former Sith attempted to enact revenge on the Jedi that had attempted to kill him, decades prior, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and the master that had abandoned him, Darth Sidious. Maul and Opress gathered power from a hodgepodge of forces, including fellow crime families: at its brief height, the collective included the Mandalorian Death Watch, Black Sun, Crimson Dawn, the Pyke family, the Nightbrothers and sisters of Dathomir, and even elements of forces from the Hutt cartels, making them the de-facto ruling power of the underworld by the final months of the Clone War.
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Partakers of plenty

America’s first Thanksgiving and the immigrant experience. “And although it be not always so plentiful as it was at this time with us, yet by the goodness of God, we are so far from want that we often wish you partakers of our plenty.”. So wrote Pilgrim Edward Winslow in...

The Separatist

On Thanksgiving, take care to remember that this pilgrim republic, fearfully and wonderfully made, was made for better and higher things. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE W illiam Bradford, the Pilgrim leader who organized the first Thanksgiving in 1621, was a Separatist. The Separatists, reformers who took to heart the text of II Corinthians 6:17 — “Come out from among them, and be ye separate” — broke with the Church of England, and sought in the New World a situation in which they might be free to worship and enjoy community on their own terms.

Trudeau: Canada’s First Separatist Prime Minister, Jason Stephan

The Act was enacted under Pierre Trudeau. Ironically, Quebec, the principal taker of equalization payments, refused to sign the Constitution. If Quebec refused to sign, why are they getting equalization payments under it?. The Act does not specify how this principle of equalization is to be applied. Those important “details”...

Protesters in Armenia demand tougher stance on Azerbaijan

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Opposition supporters have blocked traffic in Armenia’s capital to urge the government to take a tougher stance amid tensions with neighboring Azerbaijan. The protesters demanded Monday that the authorities don’t sign documents on the delimitation and demarcation of the border between the countries and reject Azerbaijan’s plans for transport corridors across Armenian territory. Armenia and Azerbaijan have been locked in a decades-old dispute over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Fierce fighting that erupted in September 2020 ended six weeks later with a Russia-brokered peace deal that saw Azerbaijan gain control of a significant part of Nagorno-Karabakh and reclaim all the regions that were controlled by Armenian forces outside the separatist region.

Armenia Says Soldier Killed by Azerbaijani Shelling

Armenia (AP) — Armenian says one of its soldiers was killed by Azerbaijani shelling on Monday amid simmering tensions on the border between the two ex-Soviet neighbors. Armenia and Azerbaijan have been locked in a decades-old dispute over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, a region that lies within Azerbaijan but was under the control of ethnic Armenian forces backed by Armenia since a separatist war there ended in 1994.

☀️ [Tartakovsky Thursdays] Chapter 20: The Grievous Encounter

This week, I'll be covering the final episode of season 2 of Star Wars: Clone Wars, which features the end of the Battle of Muunilinst and the introduction of General Grievous. The announcement post/archive for the series is given. Let's begin!. Chapter 20 (w) The episode opens with Master Voolvif...

BREAKING: Cameroonian Separatists invade Nigeria, Kill Traditional ruler, burn village

Suspected Ambazonia separatist from Cameroon have invaded Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State, wreaking havoc and causing unrest, POLITICS NIGERIA has learnt. According to the Senate Deputy Minority Leader, Emmanuel Bwacha, the suspects killed a traditional ruler and some residents of Manga Community. The lawmaker revealed during Plenary on Wednesday that the separatists also burnt down the village.

Azerbaijan loses 7 troops in border clashes with Armenia

MOSCOW (AP) — Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry says seven Azerbaijani service members were killed and 10 more were wounded in clashes with Armenia on the border between the two ex-Soviet nations. Armenian officials reported one casualty and said 13 of their troops were captured during Tuesday’s fighting while 24 more have gone missing. The clashes appear to be the worst outbreak of hostilities between the two countries since a six-week war last year over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh that killed some 6,600 people. The fighting ceased on Tuesday evening after Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu spoke on the phone with his Armenian and Azerbaijani counterparts and urged them to stop.

Star Wars: If You’re Over 30 This Was Probably the First Star Wars Ship You Saw – The Blockade Runner Breakdown

They say you never forget your first. Flying through space amid the telltale crackle of VHS, comes the CR-90 “Corellian” Corvette. A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…during a period of civil war, when Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base won their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire, one ship came to symbolize a new hope blossoming under the oppressive shadow of the Empire. The ship was the Tantive IV, and aboard it, Princess Leia Organa and a set of stolen plans that could save her people and restore freedom to the galaxy.

Clone Wars Chapter 5

"On the water planet of Mon Calamari, Jedi Kit Fisto leads an attack on Separatist forces. He commands a squadron of amphibious clone troopers for the undersea offensive against a well-armed aquatic squad of the Droid Army." ― summary[src]. "Chapter 5" is the fifth episode of the Star Wars: Clone...

A few reasons why The Confederacy of Independent Systems are the good guys.

We all Know that the Separatists were the good guys of the Clone Wars conflict that justly fought against the corrupt Republic and its slave horde but what are the key instances that made our heroes shine?. Number 1: Protecting the Innocent. While the Republic bombed Ryloth to oblivion Separatist...

If you were a Separatist leader what planet would you invade?

Tactically speaking, you wouldn't want to destroy an entire planet's surface that you could use as a stronghold, as a cost saving way to make a stronger army. That said, now I'm going to stop arguing with you before I get this post locked. (edited by LordGalvatronLordRevan6613) Even if it...