Watch this. Now. TIE Fighter is a short animation by Paul Johnson that shows a bit of Star Wars from the perspective of the Empire. It's done in the style of anime from the 80's and shows an aerial fight scene between TIE fighters and X-wings and is so awesome that Disney should make this an entire movie.
I so want to root for the bad guys.
Here's the movie poster:
And here's some background on the art, you can find more about the story and the characters in PDF here:
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