Emperor Palpatine is set to return in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
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And the new trailer revealed a sinister, spiky throne.
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This is based on 1981 designs by Ralph McQuarrie, for Return of the Jedi.
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The designs were never used in the original film, but have been resurrected for Rise of Skywalker.
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We also see the Death Star's original throne room in the new trailer.
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The Emperor was thrown into the Death Star's reactor at the end of Return of the Jedi...
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But apparently he'll return for the final conflict between the dark and light sides of the Force.
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