Would Darth Sidious/Emperor Palpatine defeat Sephiroth in a duel?Posted by: TRUEandHONESTuser
Conditions: Takes place in the deserts of Tatooine, Sephiroth has a sword immune to lightsaber damage, and neither can come back to life after being killed or use anything other than their sword and raw powers.
Sheev Palpatine is a fictional character and the main antagonist of the Star Wars franchise, specifically serving as the primary antagonist of Episodes III and VI. He is portrayed in the live action films by Ian McDiarmid.In the original trilogy, the character is depicted as the aged, pale-faced Emperor of the Galactic Empire. In the prequel trilogy, he is portrayed as a charismatic Senator from Naboo, who—through the use of deception and political manipulation—rises to the position of Supreme Chancellor of the Galactic Republic and, finally, to Emperor of the first Galactic Empire.Though outwardly appearing to be a well-intentioned public servant and supporter of democracy prior to becoming Emperor, he is in fact Darth Sidious, the Dark Lord of the Sith—a cult of practitioners of the dark side of the Force previously thought to have been extinct in the galaxy for a millennium. As Sidious, he instigates the Clone Wars, all but destroys the Jedi, and transforms the Republic into the tyrannical Galactic Empire. He also corrupts Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker, who serves at his side as the Sith lord Darth Vader.
Sephiroth is a fictional character in the role-playing video game Final Fantasy VII developed by Square, where he is the main antagonist. Character designer Tetsuya Nomura conceived and designed Sephiroth as an antagonist to and direct physical opposite of the game's main character, Cloud Strife. The character was portrayed in Japanese by voice actor Toshiyuki Morikawa and in English by both Lance Bass in Kingdom Hearts and George Newbern in all his subsequent appearances.Sephiroth is revealed in Final Fantasy VII to be the result of an experiment by the megacorporation Shinra, in which they injected him with cells from the extraterrestrial lifeform Jenova when he was still a fetus. Upon discovering this, Sephiroth decides to follow what he believes to be his destiny and take control of the Planet, whilst Cloud and the game's other protagonists attempt to stop him. Sephiroth's role in the story, as well as his background, are expanded in the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII. Additionally, he appears as a boss character in the Kingdom Hearts series, and other video games developed by Square.