# POLITICS /// Obi-Wan Kenobi is Dead, Vader Says
CORUSCANT — Obi-Wan Kenobi, the mastermind of some of the most devastating attacks on the Galactic Empire and the most hunted man in the galaxy, was killed in a firefight with Imperial forces near Alderaan, Darth Vader announced on Sunday.
Those sentences are extracted from an article of the very popular liberal newspaper, the Galactic Empire Times after that Darth Vader announced the death of the enemy number 1, leader of the Rebellion against the Empire, Obi-Wan Kenobi. Many people in Coruscant celebrated this welcomed death, to the point that many other planets have shocked by such inappropriate reaction although they did salute the end of a long hunt that the Empire engaged against the Rebellion leader. Vader precised that the war against the dissidence was yet not over and that the state of emergency that originally transformed the Republic in the first Galactic Empire and brought more power of investigation, surveillance and action to the executive instances, had to remain in order to ensure the security in the Galaxy. The internment camp of Tatooine should remain operative as well, in order for the Empire to prevent any person suspected to have had some contact with the Rebellion to attempt to the security of the Empire citizens. Some intellectuals, symbols of the archaic Republic, presented their personal excuses to Vader himself, after having express some vague doubt about the Empire’s methods to fight against the Rebellion.
Of course this glorious episode of the Empire’s history cannot be alleged to recall any other...