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  Star Wars characters
Anakin Skywalker
Padme Amidala
Obi-Wan Kenobi
Yoda
C-3PO and R2-D2
Han Solo
Princess Leia
Luke Skywalker

 
Luke Skywalker is the son of Anakin Skywalker and Padme Amidala Luke Skywalker
Luke spent his childhood years on his uncle's farm on Tatooine.

Luke was never told much about his father, Anakin Skywalker, only that he was a farmer like his uncle.

His life completely changed when he and his uncle bought two droids, R2-D2 and C-3PO. R2-D2 tricked Luke into following him to see a hermit named Ben Kenobi.

When Luke met Ben, he found out the old man's name was really Obi-Wan and that he had an important mission.

Through Ben, Luke learned his father had actually been a Jedi knight and had been killed by an evil Sith Lord named Darth Vader. Luke's uncle and aunt were killed while he was away and when he returned he vowed to help Obi-Wan.

Luke training with Yoda
Luke training with Yoda
When Obi-Wan died saving Luke, Luke chose to become a Jedi and save the galaxy.

Luke travelled to Dagobah and became a student of Jedi master Yoda. Luke learned the ways of the Force and became a powerful knight.

His life changed again during a duel with Darth Vader, when the evil lord told him he was his father.

Yoda confirmed this and Luke realises he must kill his own father. He also discovered he had a twin sister - Princess Leia.

The Emperor
The Emperor
Luke did defeat Vader in a lightsabre fight, but could not kill him as he would have become as evil as his father. The Emperor, also powerful with the Force, tried to kill Luke, but his dying father saved his son by killing the Emperor himself.

In the end, Luke had saved his father by turning him away from the Dark side of the Force.

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