Empires do not suffer emptiness of purpose at the time of their creation. It is when they have become established that aims are lost and replaced by vague ritual. "Words of Muad'Dib" by Princess Irulan
Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV
Emperor: Jose Ferrer (1984) and Giancarlo Giannini (2000). Princess Irulan: Virginia Madsen (1984) and Julie Cox (2000).