Jedi who survived Order 66 in the Star Wars prequel trilogy found creative ways to hide their lightsabers. Palpatine envisioned the Clone Wars as the ultimate Jedi trap, for the Jedi lost just by participating. Order 66 was the coup de grace, with the vast majority of Jedi slaughtered by the clone troopers they had been leading into battle mere moments before. The Emperor swiftly established the Inquisitors to hunt down the few survivors, who were forced to hide in the shadows. But, as the Inquisitors reflected in the Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ TV series, the way of the Jedi was like an itch these survivors could not help but scratch.

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Author: Thomas Bacon