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Lightsabers by Chris000 Lightsabers by Chris000
My little tribute to the series! I always thought they were badassery, but they have a surprising history behind it. The first lightsabers were merely for ceremonial purposes, as they had to be plugged in and overheated quickly, but soon, power sources were smaller and they could be recharged when they were turned off.

The implimentation of a double blade by the fallen Jedi Exar Kun during the Great Sith War brought new forms of combat to the galaxy. Two blades for the price of one!

The multiple forms from the Shii Cho to the Makashi to the Vapaad created by Mace Windu turn lightsaber combat into an art and ballet as much as actual fighting.

The Lightsaber might be scoffed at by strangers to the series, but they will always be central to the storyline. We know it, we love it, and it will always be there for us!

There is no emotion, there is peace
There is no ignorance, there is knowledge
There is no passion, there is serenity
There is no death, there is the Force
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Edlic Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013
25,000 BBY, not 15,500 BBY...
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Chris000 Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I'm basing this after the 'Modern' lightsaber's creation in 15,500 BBY which were much more widely used than the protosaber in 25,000 BBY. This was the time when it was a true lightsaber due to the fact that it was a reciprocating energy current, which is used by contemporary sabers, minus the belt-mounted power packs. 
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Argnarock Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2011  Student General Artist
Lightsabers for the win! Such badassery!
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trooperbeta Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2011  Student Digital Artist
XD awersome

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We can end this destructive conflict and bring order to the galaxy!
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Orkoid-23 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
That Barrett M107, or any ballistic weapon can beat an opponent with a lightsaber. Here's how:

As you fire a bullet into either the wielder's face, or a lightly-covered part of his/her body the wielder will naturally bring the lightsaber forward to intercept the bullet, like a blaster bolt. Unlike a blaster bolt that bounces off though, the bullet will go into the plasma, melt, and spray the wielder with molten lead and copper. Obviously, this will be a great distraction, if only for a second, in which you can shoot another place on the wielder's body without the lightsaber interfering.

Game over, technology older than the lightsaber wins.
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FirelordofHyrule Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
roflcopters
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titan386 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2010
"An elegant weapon for a for civilized age."

*cocks Barrett M107*

Hate to break it to you, but time's have changed.

Star Wars, a great series.
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ARI4PHANTINEXX Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
aw yes star wars. good old times. :icondarthvaderplz:
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Chris000 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
Indeed.
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S73L105 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Peace is a lie there is only Passion.
Through Passion I gain Strength.
Through Strength I gain Power.
Through Power I gain Victory.
Through Victory my chains are broken.
The Force shall set me free..
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