Aranos followed Arken through the hole and began blocking blaster bolts with his lightsaber and sending blasts of Force lightning towards the Republic soldiers. HE quickly scanned the crowd for the Republic Leaders, but couldn't see them, but then he noticed another door leading out of the room and began to move towards it.
"Good and evil are but points of view. Many would call me evil for the things I have done, but to myself and to my followers, I am the saviour of the galaxy. I have not shirked from my duty because it is unpleasant or because others will disapprove. I regret the deaths I have caused on this path, but they were necessary to prevent far greater evil. So, Jedi, who are you to say what I do is wrong?"
-Darth Xenus, Emperor of the Sith