Why destroying the second Death Star wasn't a good idea after all

Yet another alternate ending to Star Wars: Episode VI—Return of the Jedi shows that, perhaps, the Rebel Alliance didn't do their research into the blast radius of a moon-sized space station.

You'd think, given that the Rebels already blew up one Death Star, they'd have a sense of just how big a bang that would be. And, perhaps, detonating a Star of Death that's in orbit around a populated planet might not be the wisest course of action.

I'll bet if they had more Jedi, someone would've raised their hand at the "torching another orbital platform" meeting.

(via Topless Robot)

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