Star Wars: Starkiller Base Is More Efficient Than The Death Star

Death Star and Starkiller Base

In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the First Order’s weapon Starkiller base was criticized by many for being a retread of the dreaded Death Star – a concept that was used twice in the original trilogy. However, it was actually quite an upgrade for the villains – and not just in its destructive capability. Viewers may recall that the superweapon could wipe out as many as five planets at once, which is what happened when it eliminated the Republic’s Hosnian system in Episode VII. The First Order constructed the laser into the actual planet, transforming the world into a mobile command center that could reign terror across the galaxy.

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