"I have just received word that the Emperor has dissolved the council permanently!" Dominic shouted.
Have the last remnants of the Old Republic been swept away? Impossible. How will the Emperor maintain control without the bureaucracy?
"The regional governors now have direct control over their territories!" Dominic shouted. "Fear will keep the local systems in line! Fear of this battle station!"
Okay, Dominic, if you say so. Just so long as there are no exploitable weaknesses in this battle station. ;)