WHOA. That is one horrible, massive coup. In some ways, perhaps even worse than Corellia simply being gone
. The communications blackout also means, though, that there's no way for Han to prove anything he's been told...though the boldness of the attack on the delegation does lend credence to it, because with Han as a witness there could've been a pretty serious backlash had Corellia remained unabsorbed by the Empire.
I also liked that you explained the reason for what had initially seemed like Leia's rather reckless nighttime activities.
And as awful as it was to see her die, I have to say that I thought Padmé got an ending much more fitting to the strength of her character as we saw it in Part I, compared to what she got in Part III.