Originally Posted by arsenalforever
But Jimmy Carter says that Revan didn't want to harm te Republic. Why else would he have left Onderon intact?
Hmm it's more like he didn't want to harm the people(sort of) but wanted to destory the political system. Also he did not want to depend on the Forge so it wouldn't do to him what it did to Malak, so he needed infrastructure to wage a further war with True Sith.