good work ET
yes, 'Maul' was chosen due to his exceptional ability as a warrior and fierce hatred of the jedi
Tyranus, being the leader of a movement that will stop at no ends to achieve his personal gains
the TPM/AOTC novelisations also mention Darth Bane. The sith master whose strict 'master and apprentice' edict has allowed the sith to survive to become an ever growing threat to the jedi
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Q. What was "Quiet as a tomb"... ?