Originally Posted by Astor_Kaine
And, coincidentally, Qui-Gon Jinn's death caused Dooku to leave the Order, and walk straight into the arms of Sidious. And Maul would be pointless for the next phase of Sidious' plan. He no longer needed a blunt instrument such as Maul (let's face it, that's what he was trained to be).
It's been a long time since I've been able to sit through Ep. 2. Could you please explain this statement for me?