How Grand Moff Tarkin escaped from the Death Star as it was about to be blown up
Think back to the moment that Tarkin was suggested he evacuate.
"Evacuate? In our moment of triumph?"
When the Death Star was fired upon (though they weren't yet trying to attack the exhaust port), we see a shot of a few random stormtroopers stumbling, off-balance. Would Tarkin really ignore this?
He thought up the idea of the Death Star. Starwars.com describes him as a 'brilliant tactician'. We can tell that he is clearly intelligent just from watching the film.. Surely he'd recognise that he was in danger!
As it is announced that the Death Star was in firing range, we see Tarkin telling the...firing people...that they 'may fire when ready', he is in a completely different location to anywhere we have seen him before. Earlier, when Tarkin gave the order to destroy Alderaan, this intriguing place was nowhere to be seen. Unless he had the room built after th