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What source is used to cite Isard as holding the title of "Empress"? I realize that she was the de facto emperor, and she is a female, therefore making her the de facto empress, but is there actually a place where she is declared "Empress of the Galactic Empire"? As far as I understood, she was also Director of Imperial Intelligence with the powers of Emperor/Empress. The same goes for Pestage; wasn't he simply Grand Vizier of the Galactic Empire with the powers of Emperor?--SOCL 19:38, 15 Oct 2005 (UTC)

  • I've never heard of any of them refered to as emperor or empress either? HavetStorm 16:56, 13 Jan 2006 (UTC)
    • As I recall, Isard explicitly refused to call herself an Empress, even though for all intents and purposes that's what she was. 68.47.234.131 21:10, 3 March 2006 (UTC)
      • I'm pretty sure Pestage is called something like "Interim Emperor" in the Rogue Squadron comics, but calling Isard anything more than "stewardess" is fanon; she's Director of Imperial Intelligence, and remains addressed as "Director Isard" or "Madam Director" until she's appointed head of the Thyferran government. --McEwok 15:20, 10 June 2006 (UTC)

Behind the Scenes deletionEdit

I disagree with the Behind the Scenes section. Despite the fact that there are mere planetary emperors, it still seems implied that "emperor" is higher than ordinary monarchs. In real-world politics, there have been leaders that have declared themselves emperors despite the fact that they only ruled a small chunk of land. Examples include Haiti, Korea, and Vietnam. However, this does not mean that the title of emperor is no longer higher than king. I think that when Palpatine chose to be called an "emperor" of his galaxy-wide dictatorship, it clearly showed the title's standing in the GFFA. Palpatine would not have settled for anything but the best. Therefore, the section should be deleted.

Question Edit

Is there any empress in the empire?(ZOCOM 9 07:04, 1 October 2008 (UTC))