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  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is introducing even more Stormtroopers into the saga. 1 / 8

  • And one of them is the Sith trooper! 2 / 8

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  • They are regarded as the next evolution of the Imperial/First Order Stormtroopers. 3 / 8

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  • This marks the first real introduction of the Sith into the Star Wars sequel trilogy. 4 / 8

  • Interestingly, though, the Sith troopers originated from Knights of the Old Republic. 5 / 8

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  • They followed Darth Revan and fought for the Sith Empire. 6 / 8

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  • But Star Wars 9's Sith troopers are different from KOTOR's in that they fight for Kylo Ren, and he isn't a Sith. There are other reasons as well. 7 / 8

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