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Anakin Skywalker
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Anakin Skywalker in his prime as a Jedi.
Position Jedi Padawan
Jedi Knight
Jedi Council Member
Jedi Commander (as a Jedi Padawan)
Jedi General (before being on Council)
Jedi High General (while on the Council)
Dark Lord of the Sith (as Darth Vader)
Homeworld Tatooine
Species Human
Affiliation Jedi Order, Galactic Republic, as Darth Vader: Sith Order, Galactic Empire
Portrayed by Jake Lloyd (I)
Hayden Christensen (II, III, VI Remastered)
Matt Lanter (Star Wars: The Clone Wars)
Sebastian Shaw (VI Original)
.Anakin Skywalker is a central character in the Star Wars saga.^ Aayla was from the Clone Wars, before Anakin Skywalker had fallen to the dark and aide in the slaughter of nearly all of the jedi.
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^ I challenge you, Anakin Skywalker to confront me onboard the Death Star.

^ Wilek> When you said that you almost fit the description of the older Anakin Skywalker, it reminded me of a few posts I saw in a Star Wars forum I visit sometimes...

[1][2][3] .He is the main protagonist of the Star Wars Prequel Trilogy (Episode I, II, III): a tragic character, he first appears as a young boy — a slave on a remote desert world; then an adolescent — a Padawan learner of the noble Jedi Order; and finally a young adult — a heroic yet conflicted Jedi Knight.^ At least the bits of his character that foreshadowed his becoming a Jedi Knight and Darth Vader were well-done.

^ Star Wars fans (hillary) try to draw analogies to the series' characters/plots.
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^ Hillary shows an astute understanding of Star Wars characters.
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.In the Star Wars Original Trilogy (Episodes IV, V, VI), Anakin Skywalker is the former identity of the evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.^ I will not fail you again Lord Vader.” The Sith Lord looked from the flustered officer off into space out off the view port, into the starry blackness beyond the Star Destroyer’s massive hull.
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^ Lord Vader and Skywalker turned on him and killed him.
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^ "I have told you of how Lord Vader secretly proposed an alliance with the young Jedi, Luke Skywalker.
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.Prior to his fall to the dark side, Vader fathered both Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa; Luke ultimately redeems his father in Return of the Jedi, thus restoring Vader's original identity as Anakin.^ When Anakin Skywalker had turned to the dark side, so long ago, that had been well.
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^ He's no Jedi - he's a dark side adept.
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^ They were so adamant that Anakin could not be turned; perhaps they were afraid of what Luke might see if he tried, perhaps his father really had discovered the true will of the force.
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.Sebastian Shaw portrayed Anakin in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi in the scenes where Darth Vader's helmet is removed and when he appears as a Force-ghost with Yoda and Obi-Wan Kenobi.^ Yoda looked at the shimmering form of Obi-Wan Kenobi.
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^ Didn't Darth Vader emerge as the good guy in Return of the Jedi?
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^ Perhaps Obi-Wan and Anakin were too strong.
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.In the prequel trilogy, Anakin is portrayed by Jake Lloyd in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace and by Hayden Christensen in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.^ Wilek> When you said that you almost fit the description of the older Anakin Skywalker, it reminded me of a few posts I saw in a Star Wars forum I visit sometimes...

^ Aayla was from the Clone Wars, before Anakin Skywalker had fallen to the dark and aide in the slaughter of nearly all of the jedi.
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^ And anyone else with the knowhow to stop me is out watching Star Wars: Thje Phantom Menace.

Stock footage of Christensen appears in the 2004 DVD release of Return of the Jedi, replacing Shaw in the movie's final scene.

Contents

Development

.A character named "Anakin Starkiller" appears in an early draft of Star Wars playing a role similar to Luke Skywalker's, as the 16-year-old son of a respected warrior.^ Then he had sent a special Force Storm to collect Luke Skywalker, his old enemy.
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^ When the enraged Emperor unleashed the full power of his hatred on Luke Skywalker, searing him with blast after blast of Force lightning, Anakin had fulfilled his destiny.
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^ Common Hillary name calling is for 2 year olds, not grown women.
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.In one of the earlier drafts, Anakin was an older man in his 50s.^ One particular individual who is familiar with romances has been named as the possible choice to play an older Anakin Skywalker.

^ The two Jedi he had met earlier had implied that all of the Jedi were going to come after him at once, not just one man.
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^ Anakin still lived one with in that twisted thing, but there was no hope of saving what little of the man remained, the evil was too dominate and pervading.
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.On one of the final drafts, the name was changed into Anakin Skywalker.^ He knew he would try to live again in one of his clones, and return to menace the children of Anakin Skywalker once again.
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^ Anakin was the only person of that name, but he was still just a padawan, albeit a powerful one, apprenticed to Obi-wan Kenobi.
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^ Anakin gave his family a final look, and then ran into the hangar to depart.

.For The Phantom Menace, Star Wars creator George Lucas changed young Anakin's age from twelve to nine to make the character's departure from his mother more poignant.^ Star Wars still belonging to George; Lucas) .
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^ Maybe it's time for you boys to stop your war games and fearmongering and realize this is a war of our own making in IRAQ. Mothers are losing their sons.
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^ She and Anakin were in the proper position to wield real power, to create real change.
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.Anakin Skywalker grows up as a slave on the planet Tatooine, where he is the only known human capable of competing against aliens in podracing.^ Whatever was going on, someone had to stand up to safeguard them, and it seemed like the Cornwall had the only sane and capable crew left in the sector.
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^ Behind him, Anakin, his severed arm clutched against; his chest, picks up his lightsaber with his left hand.
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^ The only thing we can verify is the fact that it was you, not Anakin Skywalker, who betrayed the Alliance."

.He is discovered by Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn and later becomes Obi-Wan Kenobi's Padawan learner.^ Obi-wan Kenobi .
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^ Anakin Skywalker, Obi-wan Kenobi .
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^ He was no Obi-Wan Kenobi but then again, who was?

.He eventually crosses over to the dark side as Darth Vader, but turns back to the light side of the Force immediately before his death.^ Anakin had been Vader's name before he turned.
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^ Each terror-filled death weakened the light side and strengthened the dark side.
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^ Strong he is with the Light Side of the Force… with her; by his side.
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[4]

Depiction

Films

The Phantom Menace

Jake Lloyd portrayed 9-year-old Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999).
.In the Star Wars universe chronology, Anakin first appears in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace as a selfless nine-year-old boy.^ Anakin is now about 17 years old; and as tall as Obi-Wan.
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^ I hope there are plans to publish this, it would be a real treat for those who love the Star Wars universe.; .
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^ Wilek> When you said that you almost fit the description of the older Anakin Skywalker, it reminded me of a few posts I saw in a Star Wars forum I visit sometimes...

Anakin and his mother, Shmi (Pernilla August), are slaves in the service of Watto, a junk dealer. .As an engineering prodigy, Anakin can build or repair nearly anything, evidenced by the creation of his own protocol droid, C-3PO, and podracer, both from salvaged parts.^ The books state that C-3PO is a standard Cybot Galactica (I think) 3PO protocol droid.

He is also a remarkable pilot who, according to Qui-Gon Jinn, can "see things before they happen".
.Qui-Gon finds Anakin on the planet Tatooine, and is soon convinced that the boy is the "Chosen One", foretold by a Jedi prophecy to bring balance to the Force.^ Anakin is supposidly the chosen one, right?

^ Anakin was one with the light side of the Force and it was his destiny to bring balance to the Force.

^ Only then will the true Chosen One emerge and bring balance to the Force."

.Shmi reveals that there was no father.^ There was no proof because the Emperor simply did not want Pestage as a father.
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.Over the course of the narrative, Qui-Gon goes on to discover that Anakin has the highest known number of midi-chlorians, a measure of strength in the Force.^ They were so adamant that Anakin could not be turned; perhaps they were afraid of what Luke might see if he tried, perhaps his father really had discovered the true will of the force.
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^ At that moment, he felt a deep regret that his old Master, Qui-Gon, had ever called Anakin the "chosen one", had ever taken him from slavery on Tatooine.
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^ Qui-Gon's attitude towards Anakin also undergoes a complete reversal.

.While on Tatooine, Anakin forms a strong bond with Queen Padmé Amidala, whom Qui-Gon and his Padawan apprentice, Obi-Wan Kenobi, are guarding.^ Yoda looked at the shimmering form of Obi-Wan Kenobi.
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^ Perhaps Obi-Wan and Anakin were too strong.
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^ Obi-wan Kenobi .
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Qui-Gon bets Watto that the boy will win the upcoming podrace. When Anakin pulls off an amazing victory, Watto reluctantly gives over the boy. .After winning Anakin's freedom, Qui-Gon is attacked by Sith apprentice Darth Maul outside of their ship.^ Outside, Anakin and Padme’s ship flies near the; window.
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^ At that moment, he felt a deep regret that his old Master, Qui-Gon, had ever called Anakin the "chosen one", had ever taken him from slavery on Tatooine.
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^ Then he came to the rebellion, and Anakin’s, now Dark lord of the Sith Darth Vader, son and daughter, Luke and Leia.
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After a short duel, they escape to Coruscant. .However, upon Qui-Gon's arrival, the Jedi Council denies Qui-Gon's request to train Anakin as a Jedi, saying the boy's future is clouded by the fear he exhibits.^ He appeared via holographic image on that day but even then, the Jedi could see the fear on his face as he once again found himself confronting Anakin Skywalker.

^ The earlier character bits with Qui-Gon and Anakin were very good, though.;; ;; Charecterization was in fact done very well throughout the film, with the exceptions I mentioned above.

^ At that moment, he felt a deep regret that his old Master, Qui-Gon, had ever called Anakin the "chosen one", had ever taken him from slavery on Tatooine.
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.Ultimately, Anakin helps win the final battle against the corrupt Trade Federation at the film's climax by destroying the Droid Control Ship from within.^ The battle is not going well for the; Trade Federation.
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^ If I am to; take any responsibility in this… this massacre, it is my failure not to foresee; that in their hatred of me, they would conspire with the vile Separatists and; greedy Trade Federation to destroy Coruscant.
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^ After unleashing a quick volley of missiles that destroy; several more Trade Federation craft, it shoots at high speed into the one of; the secondary access shafts.
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.A dying Qui-Gon, slain by Maul, urges Obi-Wan to train Anakin.^ Perhaps Obi-Wan and Anakin were too strong.
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^ Anakin Skywalker, Obi-wan Kenobi .
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^ Anakin, get Obi-Wan back to the; ships.
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.Obi-Wan tells Jedi Master Yoda that he must fulfill his master's dying wish to train Anakin, with or without the council's approval.^ "How I wish Master Anakin were here."
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^ Perhaps Obi-Wan and Anakin were too strong.
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^ "Obi-Wan was supposed to tell him.
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Yoda reluctantly agrees. Palpatine, newly elected as the Republic's Chancellor, befriends the boy, promising to watch his career "with great interest."

Attack of the Clones

Ewan McGregor (left) as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002).
.In Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, set 10 years later, Anakin is Obi-Wan's Padawan learner.^ Anakin attacks, blowing Obi-Wan back with a fierce; attack.
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^ Anakin, get Obi-Wan back to the; ships.
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^ While elements of Episode II were incorporated here in a later edit, both stories are reliant on fan assumptions not borne out by the film.

.He has grown arrogant over the years, and has begun to chafe against Obi-Wan's authority.^ Anakin is now about 17 years old; and as tall as Obi-Wan.
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^ Obi-Wan leans against the wall, perplexed.
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^ "You're blaming Obi-Wan for turning me against my father?"
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.Frustrated by the slow pace of his training, he turns to another mentor: Palpatine, who feeds the young man's ego by telling him he will one day be the greatest of all the Jedi.^ One day, you will be a Jedi Master.
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^ Another Bothan turned towards Luke, only to be slashed across the chest by the young Jedi's lightsaber.

^ Palpatine had seemed like a puppet to the men who gave him power, but they quickly learned the true nature of the man to whom they had given control.
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.Anakin's first official assignment is to go with Padmé to Naboo and protect her from assassins who tried to kill her.^ He might, for example, kill Boda, go into hiding until his Emperor died, and then try to take the throne with all of his dark side strength.
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^ She crawls quickly away as Obi-Wan, who had fallen to; the floor when Anakin jumped to the defense, tries to gain his footing.
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^ If you’re going to kill me, do it now,” he spat, trying to retain some sense of control.
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.Anakin has been in love with her since their first meeting, even though such attachments are forbidden to Jedi.^ I loved this, even though it took 2-3 hrs.
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^ He would not be the first such Jedi I destroyed."
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^ (Yes, I realize that Anakin's spirit showed up with Ben's and Yoda's at the end of "Jedi", but remember, Luke had to cremate his body first.

.Padmé also develops a strong attraction to Anakin, even though she believes that the relationship cannot work because of their respective duties to the Galactic Republic.^ Even with the Galactic Republic crumbling around them, the Bothans could still make good ale.

^ Queen Amidala was an especially impressive character, I liked the development they did on her relationship with Anakin and her very wise rule of the planet Naboo.

^ She had experienced a rocky start as his assassin, but her many successes won so much praise from him that they had eventually formed a strong working relationship.
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.While on Naboo, Anakin confesses his love for her, and she responds that they cannot act on their desires because they would be forced to keep the relationship a secret.^ They were so adamant that Anakin could not be turned; perhaps they were afraid of what Luke might see if he tried, perhaps his father really had discovered the true will of the force.
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^ Amidala was certain the notion of her wanting to go to the surface would have occurred to Anakin – after all it was their children they were going after – but she knew he'd not bring it up on his own.
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^ Then he could make contact with the Emperor again, their forces could regroup, and they would properly deal with the threat presented.
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While guarding Padmé, Anakin has a vision that his mother is in danger. .Upon returning to his home planet, he finds that his mother, who had been freed by and married to Cliegg Lars, has been kidnapped by Tusken Raiders.^ Upon returning to life, he would take the Sovereign class Star Destroyer Eclipse II and lay waste to the entire planet of Korriban.
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^ After that, Palpatine had not made any more attempts to control who sat upon the throne, choosing instead to ignore the issue until the time of his own return.
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.Anakin tracks the Raiders to their camp, and finds Shmi there; beaten and tortured beyond all hope, she dies in his arms.^ There, in the Palace library, you will find a directory, which contains the locations of all of all of Palpatine’s hidden fortress worlds and covert contacts.
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^ All this time, I thought the parts of Anakin that were still flesh vanished when he died, leaving the machine shell that Luke burned.

^ Plus, I'm leaving the quote from TNG's "All Good Things" in there.;; Asking for Directions: A running joke about men (in this case, Xander) finding it impossible to ask directions.

Seized by a violent rage, he slaughters the entire tribe, including the women and children. .He returns with his mother's body and tearfully confesses to Padmé, who forgives and comforts him.^ Behind him, Onigawa tried to ignore the body she had just stepped over, that of an Andorian man who seemed to have had his right arm torn out of its socket.
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^ Pausing a moment to smile a thanks to the jedi who had saved him, Picard turned to Worf, who was returning fire again.
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^ "Your mother wishes to offer forgiveness to all who come before her and swear loyalty."
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.Anakin and Padmé then learn that the Confederacy of Independent Systems — a faction trying to secede from the Republic — has taken Obi-Wan prisoner.^ "A lesson there was to be learned, Obi-Wan.
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^ Perhaps Obi-Wan and Anakin were too strong.
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^ Obi-Wan; Kenobi is a prisoner of the Separatists.
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.The two rush to the planet Geonosis to rescue him, but they are also captured.^ They had been confident that capturing him was the break they needed to discover the conspirator in the Alliance.

^ Then again, if they really wanted him captured or dead, unarmed and outnumbered, he really wasn’t going to get much farther with his armor than without it.
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^ The two Jedi had been waiting for him; they had known he was coming.
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.Faced with their impending demise in a gladiatoral arena, they confess their love for each other.^ We always loved each other, but his stubbornness and mood swings weren't nearly as…endearing…as they are now.

.Escaping the fray with the help of a cadre of Jedi and the clone army, Anakin and Obi-Wan engage Separatist leader, former Jedi turned Sith Lord Count Dooku, in a lightsaber battle.^ Perhaps Obi-Wan and Anakin were too strong.
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^ Anakin Skywalker, Obi-wan Kenobi .
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^ Obi-Wan is; able to walk, but he is weak and Anakin is helping him.
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.Dooku severs Anakin's right arm, but it is replaced with a mechanical prosthetic.^ Behind him, Anakin, his severed arm clutched against; his chest, picks up his lightsaber with his left hand.
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^ Both of his arms and hands were prosthetic, and losing them would only mean that the cybernetic specialists would have to replace them.
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^ He protected Mara from the impact, taking it all on his prosthetic armored right arm and leg.
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In the film's final scene, he marries Padmé in a secret ceremony, with C-3PO and R2-D2 as their witnesses.

Revenge of the Sith

.In Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, set three years later, Anakin has become a full-fledged Jedi Knight and war hero.^ Because they will make you decide between being a; full Jedi Knight… and those you care for.
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^ Aayla was from the Clone Wars, before Anakin Skywalker had fallen to the dark and aide in the slaughter of nearly all of the jedi.
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^ How could the Federation have erupted into full-fledge civil war over night?
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.While rescuing Palpatine from the Separatist leader General Grievous, Anakin and Obi-Wan encounter Dooku.^ Perhaps Obi-Wan and Anakin were too strong.
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^ Anakin Skywalker, Obi-wan Kenobi .
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^ Palpatine snarled at Obi-Wan and Yoda.
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.A battle ensues in which Dooku knocks Obi-Wan unconscious and duels Anakin alone.^ Perhaps Obi-Wan and Anakin were too strong.
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^ Obi-Wan and Dooku clash violently, but the battle is; brief.
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^ Anakin, get Obi-Wan back to the; ships.
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.Anakin overpowers him, cutting off his hands and, at Palpatine's urging, beheading him in cold blood.^ With a sudden horrifying swing, Dooku cuts off; Anakin’s hand.
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^ Anakin and Padme have been cut off.
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^ Also, Palpatine resented the reversal that left him weaker than Anakin.
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He is initially remorseful, but Palpatine reassures him that Dooku was "too dangerous to be kept alive."
Upon returning to Coruscant, Padmé tells Anakin that she is pregnant. Shortly afterwards, he has a vision of Padmé dying in childbirth. .He fears that this vision will come true, as it is similar to the one he had of his mother just before she died.^ Just as the vision of his fight with Ashka had come true, so had his vision of the dark Emperor.
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^ Leia sensed her mother come up behind her, and turned to her just as she said, "We have the bridge under control Leia – Fey'lya's men have been subdued.

^ True, she did seem to be making progress against it, but if she kept this up she'd just slide back to where she was before.
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Without revealing the cause of his concern, he consults Yoda, whose best advice is to "Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose".
.Palpatine makes Anakin his representative on the Jedi Council.^ Palpatine stared at Anakin for a while, but the Jedi only peered steadily through the rocks.
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^ He had sent it to Palpatine, as a statement that Anakin was no more, and that the weapon belonged with those of other vanquished Jedi.
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^ Anakin chuckles into his headset as both Jedi smile.; The ships zoom for PALPATINE’S flagship.
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.The suspicious Council accepts Anakin, but denies him the rank of Master which usually comes with the position.^ He had come to confer with his Master, but he would not emit a whisper until the dark and glorious one acknowledged him.
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^ At that moment, he felt a deep regret that his old Master, Qui-Gon, had ever called Anakin the "chosen one", had ever taken him from slavery on Tatooine.
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^ To maintain this rule of two, when the master’s apprentice grew powerful enough to rival his master, he would challenge him for the position of master.
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.To add insult to injury, Obi-Wan asks him to spy on Palpatine, who has by now become a virtual dictator.^ And it's Obi-Wan who you blame?"
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^ He was no Obi-Wan Kenobi but then again, who was?

^ "Obi-Wan was supposed to tell him.
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.Anakin is outraged, as he sees Palpatine as a mentor and a friend, and begins to lose faith in the Jedi.^ Palpatine stared at Anakin for a while, but the Jedi only peered steadily through the rocks.
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^ He had sent it to Palpatine, as a statement that Anakin was no more, and that the weapon belonged with those of other vanquished Jedi.
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^ He appeared via holographic image on that day but even then, the Jedi could see the fear on his face as he once again found himself confronting Anakin Skywalker.

.Ultimately, Palpatine reveals to Anakin that he is the Sith Lord Darth Sidious, and that the dark side holds the power to prevent Padmé's death.^ Never underestimate the power of the dark side ;-) .
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^ Such is the power of the dark side.
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^ The Dark Lord of the Sith, retreating before me.
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.Anakin reports Palpatine to Jedi Master Mace Windu.^ Palpatine was further amused that the holographic Jedi Master who imparted this knowledge referred to it in the gravest sense as a power of the dark side.
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^ Palpatine stared at Anakin for a while, but the Jedi only peered steadily through the rocks.
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^ He had sent it to Palpatine, as a statement that Anakin was no more, and that the weapon belonged with those of other vanquished Jedi.
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.Despite his orders to remain behind, he soon follows Windu to the chancellor's office to make sure Palpatine is taken alive.^ Besides, I will make sure that he gets his money, as soon as I am in a position to provide it.” Considering the matter closed, she turned to Jacen.
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^ I have crushed the rebellion, and soon this domain will know order once more, the order of the Sith resurrected, untainted by Palpatine’s greed and paranoia.
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^ The Dems know she is damaged goods, and will work behind the curtain to make sure she doesn't get the nomination.
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.Anakin finds Windu holding his lightsaber on a disarmed Palpatine, ready to strike.^ Rolling to one side, she heard the hiss of Vader’s lightsaber striking the ground where she had lain a second before, and drew her body upright again, lightsaber at the ready.
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^ Rolling to one side, she heard the hiss of Vader’s lightsaber striking the ground where she had lain a second before, and drew her body upright again, lightsaber at the ready.
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^ It was Anakin, and he was holding what Kenobi knew to be the very lightsaber he had taken from their battlefield on Horuz.
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.Anakin pleads with Windu to spare Palpatine's life, but Windu refuses, insisting that the Sith Lord is too dangerous to be kept alive.^ Palpatine saw this state of affairs as the proper order of things, but he admitted that the ancient Sith Lords might well have felt differently.
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^ Knowing that they could have threatened him, Palpatine had unleashed his Dark Lord of the Sith to hunt them down.
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^ Another reason for the assignment was probably a simple reminder of who was in authority, that even the Dark Lord of the Sith was subject to Palpatine's whims.
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.As Windu raises his lightsaber to deliver the final blow, Anakin severs Windu's right hand.^ With a simple wave of his hand, the planet Coruscant formed right in front of Anakin.

^ Connections rose unbidden in her mind, to figures unbreakably connected to her yet from whom she'd have given her right hand to sever herself.
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^ What’s wrong with you?” Shakily, the other raised his right hand and pointed into the darkened assembly area, towards the back wall where the door to the cockpit was set.
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.Palpatine bombards Windu with Force lightning and hurls him out the window to his death.^ Palpatine forced himself to reason it out.
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^ When the enraged Emperor unleashed the full power of his hatred on Luke Skywalker, searing him with blast after blast of Force lightning, Anakin had fulfilled his destiny.
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^ His death was immediate and painless.” Jossa stared past him for a moment, her eyes out of focus, and then slung her head.
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.Anakin then pledges himself to the Sith and becomes Sidious' apprentice, Darth Vader.^ At least the bits of his character that foreshadowed his becoming a Jedi Knight and Darth Vader were well-done.

^ Even a pilot of Luke’s caliber couldn’t fight off Darth Vader and a fleet of Star Destroyers and Interdictors by himself.
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^ Darth Vader entered the ruined throne room while cloaked in Sith magic.
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.Darth Vader's first task is to kill everyone inside the Jedi Temple, including the youngling children.^ You will kill Darth Vader.
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^ You will kill Darth Vader .
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^ Padme is with the Jedi younglings, Force-sensitive; children from the Temple.
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He then travels to Mustafar to assassinate the Separatist leaders. He is then met by Padmé, who has learned what he has done. .She pleads with him to flee Palpatine's grasp with her, but he refuses, saying that the two of them can overthrow the Sith Lord and rule the galaxy together.^ The Dark Lord of the Sith paced across the room, ignoring the bodies strewn around him and the stench of cauterized flesh that filled the air.
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^ Palpatine saw this state of affairs as the proper order of things, but he admitted that the ancient Sith Lords might well have felt differently.
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^ He offered a nod of respect to the Sith lord, an effort that clearly pained him.
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.As a horrified Padmé draws back, Obi-Wan, who had stowed away on Padmé's ship, emerges.^ Obi-Wan and R2 exit from his ship.
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^ He was no Obi-Wan Kenobi but then again, who was?

^ Obi-Wan is cast back to the; floor.
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.Vader accuses Padmé of conspiring against him, and uses the Force to choke her into unconsciousness.^ He snaps; back up, but Obi-Wan hits him with the Force again, to slam his head into the; wall.
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^ The Bothans, members of Fey'lya's personal security force tried in vain to cut him down but Chewie crashed into them with a furious force.

^ Steeling himself against the pain that permeated his battered form, Vader managed to rise up onto his haunches, using his crushed right hand for support.
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.Obi-Wan and Vader then engage in a fierce lightsaber duel over a raging volcano, at the end of which Obi-Wan severs Vader's left arm and both of his legs.^ There was great interaction between Qui-Gon and Obi-wan, and between them both and Yoda, who had a very good part in the film.

^ Han Solo spun and fired, blindingly fast, but he wasn't able to stop several troopers from wounding him terribly in the arms and legs.
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^ Vader and Skywalker suddenly put aside their fierce duel and marched towards the Emperor, seated defenseless on his throne.
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.As Vader comes into contact with the molten rock, he catches fire and nearly burns to death.^ There were still innocent people down there… The bridge rocked with a powerful concussion, nearly knocking the command officers back into their seats.
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^ The last stormtrooper opened fire, but at that close range, the specter deftly dodged the burning shots, and plunged his sparking blade into the attacker.
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^ And now Lord Vader,” Palpatine said calmly, deactivating his lightsaber, “your death will come at last.
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.Obi-Wan leaves his fate in the hands of the Force, taking Vader's lightsaber and Padmé for medical attention.^ Obi-Wan nods and takes the lightsaber.
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^ They had been very efficient, as in the last decade; only a handful of jedi had been discovered and terminated, including the old Master Obi-Wan Kenobi.
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^ The doctor was relieved that the cue of men and women waiting for attention had dwindled to a handful; she was running out of both energy and medical supplies.
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.Palpatine arrives just in time to rescue Vader, and reconstructs his apprentice's ruined body with the cybernetic limbs and a suit of black armor first seen in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.^ She was short and thin in her black body suit.
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^ First, despite what he had instructed Pestage to tell his callers, Palpatine had not been spending his time in meditation.
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^ A few years ago, the Emperor had seen the first signs that all was not well with Vader.
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.Once Vader regains consciousness, Palpatine tells him that Padmé died as a result of Vader's anger.^ Once they had captured Palpatine, the Jedi Legion would not just stop their pursuit of Darth Vader!
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^ Sate Pestage had once advised his Master that Luke should be made into an ally, and Palpatine had debated the troubling idea with him.
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^ The foolish jedi would be found, and Vader would offer him the same ultimatum as he offered every jedi he confronted; join the dark under Palpatine or die.
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.(It's explained by the medical droid that Padme has lost the will to live, caused from the heartbreak of Anakin's turn to the darkside.^ It disheartened her a bit – her children's lives were wrapped up in that cause, and she had lost many friends to it.
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^ Luke and Anakin watched grimly as the medical droid, Too-Onebee, lifted up a white sheet to reveal the body of the late Commander Petarius.

^ Anakin and Luke turned away from the droids and exited the library.

.She dies after giving birth to Luke and Leia).^ Leia squeezed his hand back, through the contact returning the warmth Luke had given her – as much as she could give, at least.
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.This revelation breaks what remains of Anakin's spirit, and he screams in torment, destroying several objects in the operating room.^ He and; Anakin destroy the remaining fighters.
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.He is last seen at Palpatine's side during the construction of the first Death Star.^ Then Palpatine received reports that Lord Vader had committed the entire strike fleet to the capture of one Rebel ship, the freighter that had ended his defense of the first Death Star.
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^ Years ago, when the first Death Star had destroyed the rebellious planet Alderaan, Palpatine had discovered to his stunned surprise that the event tremendously strengthened the dark side of the Force while weakening the light side.
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^ "But we will use him for his transport fleet as we construct the new Death Star.
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Return of the Jedi

.
Original scene with Sebastian Shaw (on the left) as Anakin Skywalker.
^ Skywalker is not a common name in the outer rim territories, and it is believed that his actual father was the famed Jedi, Anakin Skywalker, who also originated from Tatooine.
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The scene is no longer the official version: the most recent release of the film replaces Shaw with Hayden Christensen.
.The character's appearance at the end of Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi is his final appearance within the fictional, narrated chronology.^ Ya know Darth Vader was the good guy at the end of Return of the Jedi!!
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^ But any hard core Star Wars enthusiast knows, in the end, Darth Vader was ultimately a good guy.
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^ Star Wars fans (hillary) try to draw analogies to the series' characters/plots.
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.In the film's climactic scene, Palpatine attacks Luke with Force lightning after the young Jedi refuses to turn to the dark side, and Luke begs his father for help.^ Luke turned to his father, looking for a reaction.

^ If Luke was driven in the end to kill his father, then he would belong to the dark side, and to Palpatine.
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^ Luke turned to his father and nodded.

.The sight of his son in pain breaks the dark side's hold on Vader, who then turns on his master, throwing him down the second Death Star's reactor.^ The greatest Master of the dark side who ever lived!"
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^ I will receive him on the Death Star."
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^ He resisted my attempts to turn him to the dark side.
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In the process, however, he is mortally wounded by Palpatine's lightning.
.Moments from death, he asks his son to remove his breathing mask.^ He just tossed her a breath mask, and she pulled it on, amazed that she wasn't spending precious moments obsessing over the obvious comparison.
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.Looking upon him with his own eyes for the first and only time, a redeemed Anakin Skywalker tells Luke that the good within him had not been destroyed after all.^ She knew of only one way to tell Anakin she was going with him.
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^ He looked upon the features of his only son.
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^ Luke gave Anakin a worried look.
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With that, Anakin dies, finally at peace. .Luke burns his father's Sith armor in the manner of a Jedi funeral on Endor.^ Before replying, Luke looked over his father carefully, opening up all his Jedi abilities to try and scan him.
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^ Luke’s eyes were fixed upon his fathers mask, and his hands were outstretched, contorted strangely, beckoning at the Sith’s straining blade.
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^ Luke had lost his father and his innocence, but gained maturity and become a Jedi at last.
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.That night, as the Rebels celebrate the destruction of the Empire, Luke sees the spirit form of his father, Anakin, reunited with Jedi Masters Yoda and Obi-Wan Kenobi.^ Yoda looked at the shimmering form of Obi-Wan Kenobi.
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^ Perhaps Obi-Wan and Anakin were too strong.
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^ He was no Obi-Wan Kenobi but then again, who was?

Expanded Universe

Anakin Skywalker as seen in episodes I, II, III and VI (original).
.In the animated series Star Wars: Clone Wars, Anakin (voiced by Mat Lucas) is made a full Jedi Knight despite the Council's reservations.^ Because they will make you decide between being a; full Jedi Knight… and those you care for.
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^ Aayla was from the Clone Wars, before Anakin Skywalker had fallen to the dark and aide in the slaughter of nearly all of the jedi.
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^ If Lucas had made the changes I suggest above, it would have been perfect IMO. Because of these the movie unfortunately did not have the epic feel that the original Star Wars trilogy had and the novels have sustained.

During the next three years of fighting in the Clone Wars, Anakin becomes a legend throughout the galaxy, renowned as "The Hero With No Fear." The final episodes of both Clone Wars seasons depict Anakin dueling Dooku's minion Asajj Ventress and liberating the Nelvaanians. .Anakin's adventures in the Clone Wars are also chronicled in the Star Wars: Republic comic series.^ Aayla was from the Clone Wars, before Anakin Skywalker had fallen to the dark and aide in the slaughter of nearly all of the jedi.
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^ Wilek> When you said that you almost fit the description of the older Anakin Skywalker, it reminded me of a few posts I saw in a Star Wars forum I visit sometimes...

^ Anytime I need to kno anything, I know who to go to.;; ;; Anakin in two other Star Wars > Anybody but Dicaprio and James Van Der Beek.

.In the series, Anakin learns to use the Force to choke someone, fights another duel with Ventress (this one leaving him with a scar on his right temple), and commands his first few missions.^ Anakin watches; him leave.
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^ The pilot was using the Force and it was strong in him.
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^ If Vader chose to fight him...there was only one outcome then.
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.In the animated film Star Wars: The Clone Wars and the following television series, Anakin (now voiced by Matt Lanter) takes on a Padawan learner named Ahsoka Tano shortly after becoming a Jedi Knight.^ Now that he thought about it, his reasons for falling from the Jedi had become clouded, memories replaced by emotions, some seemingly out of place.
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^ Aayla was from the Clone Wars, before Anakin Skywalker had fallen to the dark and aide in the slaughter of nearly all of the jedi.
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^ At least the bits of his character that foreshadowed his becoming a Jedi Knight and Darth Vader were well-done.

.In the novelization of Revenge of the Sith, Anakin is described as a master of the Djem So form of lightsaber combat.^ Anakin and the; other Jedi are poised with their lightsabers, forming a protective circle; around Mon Mothma.
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.At his best, Anakin is almost like "a destroyer droid with a lightsaber .^ Then, as the ship was almost nestled under the destroyer, the droid activated a detonator.
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^ If any damage would befall on it, the effects would likely destroy the Best Destiny .

^ Anakin Skywalker would be destroyed, just like every Jedi before him.

. . every step a blow and every blow a step."[5]
.As chronicled in James Luceno's book Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader, Vader sheds his identity as Anakin Skywalker shortly after incurring his injuries on Mustafar; in the months afterward, he systematically pursues and kills the survivors of Palpatine's order to destroy the Jedi; in the process, he fully embraces his new identity as a Sith Lord and disavows any connection to his former Jedi self.^ Lord Vader and Skywalker turned on him and killed him.
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^ Palpatine had wanted to destroy the Jedi as an obstacle to his rise.
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^ The Dark Lord of the Sith, retreating before me.
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.The novel also reveals that Vader plans to eventually overthrow Palpatine, and that he betrayed the Jedi because he resented their supposed failure to recognize his power.^ "So...you are all fugitives from the Jedi," said Palpatine slowly, a leering smile forming on his wasted face, "because you are protecting Darth Vader from the hungry mob, which cries out for his blood."
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^ If Palpatine had not been so arrogant and obsessed to shame Vader, then the plan would have failed, but Darth Vader knew his master well.
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^ Palpatine was further amused that the holographic Jedi Master who imparted this knowledge referred to it in the gravest sense as a power of the dark side.
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.The redeemed spirit of Anakin Skywalker appears in the novel The Truce at Bakura, set a few days after the ending of Return of the Jedi.^ "Anakin redeemed himself at the end of his life.
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^ Of Anakin Skywalker’s fall, and of the jedi purge.
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^ Of Anakin Skywalker’s fall, and of the jedi purge.
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He appears to his daughter Leia, imploring her forgiveness. Leia condemns him for his crimes and banishes him from her life. .He promises that he will be there for her when she needs him, and disappears.^ "There's no need to fear me, Luke," she continued in a soft, lilting voice that would have captivated him, if he could only gather his thoughts.
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.In Tatooine Ghost, Leia learns to forgive her father after learning about his childhood as a slave and his mother's traumatic death.^ "Leia, you once told me about your mother –" .
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^ All he could think about was avenging his father, and saving his mother from whatever horror Vader had in mind for her.
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^ He had learned of the General’s death not long after the Republica had fled, and the news had convinced him to stay away from his father for the time being.
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.In the novel The Unifying Force of the New Jedi Order series, set 30 years after A New Hope, Anakin's voice speaks to his grandson, Jacen Solo, telling him to "stand firm" in his battle with the Supreme Overlord of the Yuuzhan Vong.^ The Force was with him, and he had become a Jedi.
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^ Then he implanted a series of commands into the Ensign's mind, which would seem like prearranged orders to him.
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^ We cannot stand by and let the other Jedi destroy him for his crimes as Darth Vader.
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.In the Dark Nest Trilogy, Luke and Leia uncover old recordings of their parents in R2-D2's memory drive.^ Luke might be willing, even eager, to see her, as he had no memory of his mother that Leia had, but Leia...
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^ Then he came to the rebellion, and Anakin’s, now Dark lord of the Sith Darth Vader, son and daughter, Luke and Leia.
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^ R2,” Luke managed to mumble, so completely astonished that all thought of his impending fall to the darkness was banished.
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.For the first time, they see their own birth and their mother's death, as well as their father's corruption to the dark side.^ But they will come in their own time."
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^ They always lead to the Dark Side."
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^ But the way of the dark side it is to corrupt what is good.
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.In Bloodlines, the second novel in the Legacy of the Force series, Jacen uses the Force to "watch" Anakin slaughter the children at the Jedi Temple and become Darth Vader.^ Padme is with the Jedi younglings, Force-sensitive; children from the Temple.
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^ Jedi sightings were more and more infrequent, and most believed them to be completely extinct, although were some rumors of a hot shot rebel pilot with force powers who had tried to take down Darth Vader at Bespin.
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^ Dick Cheney is no Darth Vader, nor does he have the mad force skills of the Lord of the Sith.
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See also

References

  1. ^ Thornton, Mark. "What is the "Dark Side" and Why Do Some People Choose It?", Ludwig von Mises Institute, 05-13-2005. Retrieved 05-05-2007.
  2. ^ Helinski, Keith. ""Revenge" Is Just Too Sweet", moviefreak.com. Retrieved 05-05-2007.
  3. ^ Winzler, Jonathan W. "The Making of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith (Star Wars)", Powell's Books, April 2005. Retrieved 05-05-2007.
  4. ^ "Skywalker, Anakin (Behind the Scenes)". Star Wars: Databank. Lucasfilm. http://www.starwars.com/databank/character/anakinskywalker/?id=bts. Retrieved 2008-05-06. 
  5. ^ Stover, Matthew (2005). Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. Del Rey Books. ISBN 0-345-42883-8. 

Further reading

  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Novelization, 1st edition paperback, 1999. Terry Brooks, George Lucas, ISBN 0-345-43411-0
  • Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Novelization, 2003. R. A. Salvatore, ISBN 0-345-42882-X
  • Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Novelization, 1st edition hardcover, 2005. Matthew Woodring Stover, George Lucas, ISBN 0-7126-8427-1
  • The New Essential Guide to Characters, 1st edition, 2002. Daniel Wallace, Michael Sutfin, ISBN 0-345-44900-2
  • Vader: The Ultimate Guide, 2005.
  • Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary, hardcover, 1998. Dr. David West Reynolds, ISBN 0-7894-3481-4
  • Star Wars: The Phantom Menace: The Visual Dictionary, hardcover, 1999. Dr. David West Reynolds, ISBN 0-7894-4701-0
  • Star Wars: Attack of the Clones: The Visual Dictionary, hardcover, 2002. Dr. David West Reynolds, ISBN 0-7894-8588-5
  • Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith: The Visual Dictionary, hardcover, 2005. James Luceno, ISBN 0-7566-1128-8
  • Star Wars Databank. Skywalker, Anakin, Vader, Darth

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