Fanboy Debate: Admiral Ackbar vs Grand Admiral Thrawn


Although we’re already in the wee morning hours of Saturday, it’s never too late to get a Friday night Fanboy debate started.

Today we’re going to look at two of the most influential admirals on both sides of the battlefield.

Warning: The following may contain spoilers

Admiral “It’s a trap” Ackbar

  • Lead the Alliance in the space battle of Endor
  • Defeated Grand Admiral Peccati Syn in Kashyyyk
  • Masterminded the battle of Battle of Ebaq 9 vs the Yuuzhan Vong, basically from his death bed

Grand Admiral Thrawn

  • Was slapping alien races on the outer rim when Vader was still in diapers
  • Destroyed Outbound flight (16 Jedi in a battle meld)
  • Almost brought the Empire back into full power after the Emperor’s death
  • Made Lord Sideous basically kiss his ass