"I didn't know the explosives were still there when I dropped the bot. I figured the Empire had done a competent job of removing them. But if you look at the video, it's obvious they didn't. You figure they would have evacuated the area until they were sure, right," Vael may have realized by now that Phil doesn't want this turning into a political anything for anyone. If anything, he'd like this to end even MORE in his favor than if he was just delcared innocent.