Ultimate Star Wars mentions that Palpatine was the apprentice of Darth Plagueism so yeah just wondering people's thoughts.
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Why is it whenever someone or something is mentioned, people think all related material is somehow canon now?....Just because someone is mentioned or something is, doesn't mean anything else about it is canon from previous works. It could be a completely different character or events or thing that happened.
Beni is the only one who thinks in universe sources affect everything.
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Not all the events of Shatterpoint have to be canon for the general gist of the plot to be canon. Also she was under Vastor's DS influence as well. Extenuating circumstances. Did she commit that many war crimes?
Do you have a source on this? Because I'm pretty sure it was stated that the novelizations are canon, but I may be wrong.
Anyway I'd take Star Wars: Plagueis similar to how I take the rest of Legends. Accounts of events...legends in universe that may or may not be true.
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And they align with the films whenever they don't contradict the films.
Only if they contradict the films.
ROTS itself, taken in isolation, is somewhat vague on the subject, allowing for the possibility that Palpatine is making the whole thing up ( if Rick McCallum's input on the commentary is ignored ). But as previously stated in the thread, Plagueis as Palpatine's master is certified by Tarkin.
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Yes, Pablo Hidalgo. The guy who is pretty much head of the new story group.
We've also got the official announcement basically saying they are dumping the EU which the novelizations were predominantly considered to be. By contrast the only source claiming they are canon is DelRey's twitter. And not only do they have no say in the canon process, but they released a clarifying tweet which can be just as easily interpreted as them saying the novels aren't canon.
Heck, parts of the novelization have already been contradicted and we are getting new adaptations of the OT. Seems pretty cut and dry that they aren't canon.