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Han Solo, formerly known only as Han until being given the surname Solo by chief brother-in-law of Jedi Master Luke Skywalker, father of Ben Solo, rivals and close friends . Drawd Munbrin, he assigned Han to the Imperial academy on the planet Carida. They also said that why did you sign up for the empire to Han. Meanwhile, Luke Skywalker meets Obi-Wan Kenobi, who has lived all alone for inside, Obi-Wan begins Luke's Jedi training as they — along with Han Solo, It's not that I like the Empire, I hate it, but there's nothing I can do about it right now . The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of the Force. Luke Skywalker is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the original film trilogy of the . While on a mission on the ice planet Hoth, he is captured by a Wampa, but . He decides to start a new Jedi Academy, something he has been trying to do for . Tests, Allies, Enemies: Luke meets Han Solo and Chewbacca.
Lucas also shot supplemented the limited coverage he had from the Tunisia footage with filming in Death Valley. In the opening sequence of the cantina scene, a sinister werewolf -type character was replaced by a CGI pipe-smoking reptile. This change has proved one of the most controversial among Star Wars fandom and has given rise to a popular slogan objecting to the alteration, " Han shot first ".
Music[ edit ] Throughout the cantina scenes in Star Wars, there is constant background music played by an alien band. This diegetic music was composed for the film by John Williamsand consisted of two pieces written for trumpetthree saxophonesclarinetFender Rhodes piano and percussion, along with steel drum and synthesizer.
George Lucas briefed Williams to imagine "several creatures in a future century finding some s Benny Goodman swing band music Williams combined traditional jazz instruments with instruments associated with Afro-Caribbean music in order to create a sound that was "both alien and yet familiar at the same time.
The playset consisted of a miniature plastic bar with a cardboard backdrop depicting various cantina creatures and an Imperial stormtrooper. A second version of the playset was brought to market innamed the Creature Cantina Action Playset. Later CD re-releases of the soundtrack album included the second piece, which was titled "Cantina Band 2".
When the Empire discovers the Rebel base on Hoth, Luke leads his squadron to battle a swarm of AT-ATs, but the situation turns out to be serious enough that he and the others participating in the Battle of Hoth have to retreat.
Escaping in his X-wing, he travels to Dagobah, and meets Yoda. He undergoes rigorous Jedi training, quickly increasing his power in the Force.
During his training, Luke sees a vision of his friends in danger. Against both Obi-Wan and Yoda's advice to complete his training, he travels to Bespin to save them, only to be lured into a trap, where he engages in a lightsaber duel with Darth Vader. As his mentors warned, Luke proves to be no match for Vader; the Sith Lord overpowers Luke and severs his right hand.
Vader then reveals to Luke a secret with the famous words: He then offers him the chance to turn to the dark side of the Forceand rule the galaxy at his side. Horrified and incredulous, Luke refuses, and throws himself into a deep reactor chasm. He survives, but is pulled into a garbage chute to the underside of Cloud City, and left hanging onto a weather vane. Leia, flying away from Cloud City in the Millennium Falcon, senses Luke's peril, and turns the ship around to save him.
Aboard the ship, he hears Vader telepathicallytelling him that it is his destiny to join the dark side. Luke's severed hand is replaced with a bio-mechanical one. Luke offers to negotiate with Jabba, but instead, Luke falls into a trap, battling against Jabba's Rancor.
When Luke kills the Rancor, he is sentenced to death in the Sarlacc Pit. Luke escapes with R2-D2's help, saving his friends and destroying Jabba's sail barge. During his return trip to Dagobah, Luke hears a dying Yoda confirm that Vader is his father.
Luke then learns from Obi-Wan's spirit that he has a twin sister, whom he immediately realizes is Leia. Obi-Wan tells Luke that he must face Vader again in order to save the galaxy.
Arriving on Endor as part of a Rebel commando squad, Luke surrenders to Vader in an attempt to bring his father back from the dark side of the Force. Darth Sidious tries to tempt Luke to the dark side. Luke momentarily lashes out with his lightsaber, but Vader blocks his strike, with father and son battling again. Luke keeps his emotions under control until Vader senses that Luke has a sister, and threatens to turn her to the dark side if Luke will not submit.
Luke snaps and brutally overpowers Vader, severing his father's mechanical right hand.
The Emperor orders Luke to kill Vader and take his place. Luke glances at his own bionic hand and realizes that he is on the verge of suffering his father's fate. He casts his lightsaber aside, declaring these words, "I am a Jedi, like my father before me".
Furious, Sidious tortures Luke with Force lightning. In agony, Luke calls out to his father for help; unwilling to let his son die, Anakin Skywalker grabs his former master, and kills him by throwing him down a reactor shaft to his death.
He is mortally wounded by the Emperor's lightning in the process. As Rebel fighters head toward the Death Star's main reactor, Luke removes Vader's mask and looks upon his father's face for the first and only time. The redeemed Anakin Skywalker assures Luke that there was good in him after all, and dies. On Endor, Luke cremates his father's body on a funeral pyre. In the first installment of the sequel trilogy, The Force Awakensthe opening crawl reveals that Luke Skywalker had mysteriously vanished some time in the 30 years following the events of Return of the Jedi.
Luke went into hiding after his nephew and apprentice, Ben Solo, turned to the dark side and was later dubbed Kylo Ren. When Ren killed all of his fellow apprentices and ushered in the despotic reign of the First OrderLuke felt responsible, and disappeared.
At the end of the film, the Resistance manage to reconstruct a map, which traces the location of the temple from the Empire's archives to his location, and he is subsequently found on the planet Ahch-To by the young scavenger, Reywho presents him with the lightsaber previously wielded by both Luke and his father.
After some persuasion from R2-D2, Luke starts training Rey but grows increasingly afraid of her power. Luke tells Rey that he had briefly considered killing the sleeping Ben after seeing a vision of the destruction he could cause, but relented; Ben woke to see Luke with his lightsaber drawn and turned to the dark side because he felt betrayed. Rey urges Luke to help her turn Ren back to the good side, but he refuses.
When Rey leaves, Luke is visited by the spirit of Yoda, who assures Luke that he still has a purpose. Luke appears on the planet Craitas the Resistance are staging a standoff against the First Order, and he apologizes to Leia for his part in allowing Ben to fall to the dark side. Ren charges at Luke in hand-to-hand combat, seemingly bisecting him with his lightsaber, but Luke remains unscathed; still on Ahch-To, Luke has sent a projection of himself to Crait, using the Force.
This distraction allows the Resistance to escape the planet. Luke tells Kylo that he will not be the last Jedi before his projection vanishes. On Ahch-To, Luke collapses then looks off in the horizon to see the planet's two suns setting before he disappears, having become one with the Force. Episode IX Luke has been confirmed to appear in the ninth chapter of the series. Heir to the Jedi was announced as one of the first four canon novels to be released in and Novels In the novel The Truce at Bakuraset one day after the battle of Endor, Luke and his friend Wedge Antilles recover a message droid from the titular planet, which was being invaded by the Ssi-Ruuk.
Luke commands a task force, turning back the enemy army. He also meets Dev Sibwarra, a Force-sensitive human who had been captured by the Ssi-Ruuk, who is killed in the battle after turning against his captors. There, he discovers a group of Force-sensitive witches called the Witches of Dathomirbanded into two separate groups: Discovering a prophecy in which it was told a Jedi would change the way of life on the land, Luke eventually realizes truly what the Force is for the first time in his life.
While there, he destroys most of the Nightsisters including their powerful leader, Gethzirion, and the galaxy's most powerful remaining warlord, Warlord Zsinj.How did Han Solo and Chewbacca meet?
Thanks to the help of the prophecy and witches, Luke recovers old Jedi records left by Yoda about years prior. He decides to start a new Jedi Academysomething he has been trying to do for six months before the start of the novel by finding old Jedi records and archives.
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Mara Jade is working with her boss, a fringe-of-the-galaxy smuggler named Talon Karrdewho also plays a crucial role in this era. Although she was ready to fulfill that order to stop the voice, circumstances force her to keep him alive long enough to have him help escape a mutual danger. Despite her threats, Luke learns of Mara's curse and vows to free her from it. Meanwhile, the rest of the New Republic is fighting against Grand Admiral Thrawnand thanks to Leia's help, he is eventually defeated, although Luke tried several times to get near him and his ally, Joruus C'baoth.
During the fight, Mara Jade destroys the clone and, with Leia's help, destroys C'baoth. This entire time, C'baoth has been obsessed with "molding" Luke and Mara to serve him, perhaps due to the fact that the Spaarti cloning cylinders he was made from have a reputation of turning people insane later in life. Nonetheless, C'baoth is defeated along with Luuke, and Mara's sacrifice silences her curse and completes her reconciliation with the Jedi, whom she later joins.
Luke becomes the New Jedi Order's leader. He is forced to contend with the spirit of ancient Sith Lord Exar Kun, who lures one of his most powerful students, Kyp Durron, to the dark side. Jedi Outcast and Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy video games at the rank of Jedi Master. He falls in love with her and they eventually marry. Later, in Edge of Victory: He idealises a new conclave, made up of Jedi, politicians and military officers. Remnanthe spearheads the mission into the Unknown Regions during the Yuuzhan Vong invasion to find the mysterious planet of Zonama Sekota planet that creates living starships.
In The Swarm Warthe New Jedi Order moves to Ossus, the site of former famous Jedi temples and libraries that were mostly destroyed 4, years prior. Upon the Killik's invasion of Chiss space and the transformation of most of the Myrkr mission survivors into Killik Joiners, Luke determines that the Killik's collective mind is being unconsciously controlled by a hive called the Dark Nest. The Dark Nest is controlled by a former Nightsister named Lomi Plowho became their Unseen Queen with her ability to become invisible by exploiting the doubts of inferiors.
This allows Lomi to escape from Luke. Luke discovers recordings of his father Force-choking his mother on Mustafarhis own birth, and his mother's death hidden inside the protective memory archives of R2-D2. Because of this, he is able to overcome his doubts about Mara and defeat Lomi Plo in the final battle of the Swarm War, cutting her into four pieces. He has told the Jedi to either follow his leadership or make the order their priority, or leave.
Legacy of the Force In the Legacy of the Force series, Luke begins having visions of a figure cloaked in darkness destroying the galaxy and the Jedi Decree. In his dreams, this figure's presence is much like that of Darth Vader. Luke has been troubled by the fact that he has been unable to discern the identity of this figure. Complicating matters even more is the recent schism that has developed between Luke and his nephew, Jacen Solo.