The fight between the Jedi and Sith is cyclical in nature: every once in awhile, the Light or the Dark side is dominant. At least until the other side regains its strength and fights back.

During New York Comic-Con, EA and Bioware showed a new trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic that gives a bit of insight into the galactic state of affairs during the MMORPG. The Sith and the Empire are striking back with a vengeance, but the Jedi and the Republic aren’t about to give up without a fight:

Who will rule the galaxy next? That’s up to players to decide when the game is released on December 20th . . .