We already know that this December's [Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens](tag:711158) is going to introduce a whole host of badass characters into the Star Wars canon.
Among those we're most anticipating is Adam Driver's villainous Kylo Ren, who has by far one of the most badass lightsabers in live action Star Wars history.
This weekend, Empire rolled out some new images of the upcoming film and Ren was predominant:
A lot of people mocked the crossguard lightsaber when the first few images were released, but I say it looks incredibly badass.
One of the good guys:
And again, one more of the bad guys, led by Kylo Ren:
You know, I've always sided with the Jedis and the opponents of the Empire, but you have to admit...the Dark Side makes villainy look good.
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens arrives in theaters on December 18.