The Sith Explained

Use the Force

Darth Maul
Darth Maul
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The Force is the power in the galaxy that binds everything together. Its energy flows through the blood of all living things. Certain individuals and creatures have a natural adeptness or Force sensitivity. When Force-sensitive individuals tap into this, they can unlock unimaginable power within. A powerful Force practitioner can move objects, predict the future, bend wills, move with lightning speed, and practically manipulate reality itself through the use of the Force.

The Force is divided into two sides: the dark side and the light side. Each side of the Force has its unique powers, strengths, and weaknesses. Likewise, Force practitioners are divided. The Jedi use the light side of the Force, while the Sith use the dark side. Ideologically speaking, there are two questions drawing the line that divides the Force.


  • What is the best way to unlock the Power of the Force?
  • How is the Power of the Force best used?