Absolute Power

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Absolute Power
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Darth Sidious[1]

Publication information


Dark side manifesto[1]

Published in

1918 BBY[1]

General information

Rise of the Empire era[1]

"The writings I have collected in this volume appear in their original forms. Many are fragments of what once were longer works, but the preservation of what remains is less important than the recognition of how they led me to my new vision of the Sith order."
―Darth Sidious[src]

Absolute Power was a series of books composed by the Dark Lord of the Sith and Galactic Emperor Darth Sidious. The Sith Lord penned down many of his own beliefs and his theories in regards to his focus on his rise to power as well as the steps to assure his own immortality.[1]


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Darth Sidious penned down his rise to power from Senator to Emperor, expressing his theories and regarding how he engineered the Clone Wars and his plans for his Rule of One. This compendium of Sith writing was included in his Book of Sith, a collection of dark side texts.[1]

In 24 ABY, the Book of Sith was recovered by Jedi Master Luke Skywalker, who placed his own scrawled notes throughout the pages of Sidious' manifesto.[1]


The journal included the following volumes:


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