The Phantom Menace introduces us to the seemingly innocent Senator Palpatine.
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But as fan know, he's really the evil Sith Lord Darth Sidious.
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He would have you believe he was trained to defeat death by Darth Plagueis... But what if he actually IS Darth Plagueis.
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He's been exploiting the rule of two to find powerful apprentices and take over their bodies.
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He was going to possess Anakin Skywalker, but his defeat by Obi-Wan ruined Palpatine's perfect new body.
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But Anakin had a son, so Palpatine may have wanted Luke instead, until Vader and Luke seemingly defeated him.
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Now that he's back in The Rise of Skywalker, he might be looking for a new Skywalker to possess.
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