Follow edited Jan 4 '20 at 1:41. You already know firsthand they’re politically conniving as they’ve unethically asked you to exploit your relationship with Grandpa for information. You secretly defy the rules anyway and you have this marriage you always wanted–but you need to keep it completely hidden. Good and Evil. I’m one of those Sith you’ve been taught to hate but all that is lies and deceptions. To assess the weight of his crimes, we compare five reasons Anakin was justified in joining the Dark Side with five he was not. 40 minutes of Anakin's gradual fall to the Dark Side.Update of 'The Dark Side of Anakin Skywalker' video I made last year. One of his quotes sums up Anakin’s path completely: If once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny. So, why did Vader die after he had thrown the emperor off the deck and saved Luke? And then in his unleashed passion and intensity for control he winds up losing his mind and trying to control the one he loved to the point of accidentally killing her. So Anakin HAS to turn to the Dark Side IF he is the chosen one. Fear of loss regarding those that you love. Did he want to … Answer Save. There are some ways it could have been even richer but nonetheless I felt it viscerally when I read the book and then the first five or six times I watched Revenge of the Sith in the theaters. 0. What do you think why did hee turn evil? There's many reasons why his mother died, he wasn't strong enough to save her the council didn't trust him neither train him or make him a Jedi Master this is the reason why Anakin become Darth Vader not to save Padma from death. Finally you’re like, “fuck it, if I have to choose between Jules and Yoda on the one hand, and Grandpa and Natalie Fucking Portman on the other, I’m going with Grandpa and Natalie Fucking Portman.”. Also, send me the Nonreligious Newsletter. 8 years ago. Powerlust. So Anakin HAS to turn to the Dark Side IF he is the chosen one. Penetrates us. After that the political philosophy just falls into line as a matter of removing cognitive dissonance. On the other hand tit-for-tat revenge is not the Jedi's way and that might lead one to the dark side. Frankly because the Order sort of dropped the ball with him. Lots of people would do the same in his circumstances -- Sebulba's sabotage could have easily caused Anakin's death! It surrounds us. Have you ever wondered WHAT exactly made Luke strong enough to resist the Dark Side? He basically lets you stay up all night and do whatever you want. TCSGrad TCSGrad. Answer Save. Anakin needed to stay on Tatooine until he could detach himself from his mother. When watching the OT I wonder WHY Anakin fell to the dark side and betrayed the Jedi (pretending the PT doesn’t exist). His power is great but not enough, so he yields to temptation (the Dark Side). Maul was dead, Dooku was a tool, so Anakin was left. Until the events of Star Wars Rebels, Anakin thought she was dead. Comment. And Grandpa tells you, “dude, you ARE powerful enough, I have secret powers too and TOGETHER we could stop her from dying. asked Apr 22 '11 at 5:06. Relevance. Yes, absolutely he did draw upon the dark side of the Force. Steinrikur states in his theory, "Palpatine was playing Anakin like a fiddle the whole time, and this was a huge step in his journey towards the dark side. Consider it from Anakin’s perspective. Until the day that he discovers his son and realizes he has a chance to overthrow the emperor if only they team up. Anakin is the only Star Wars character who understands balance. You’re a SLAVE on a desert armpit of a planet. Padme was a catalyst and a convenient excuse but she wasn’t the only reason. Palpatine telling Anakin the story of Darth Plagueis is his way of sealing the trap shut. Before he became a disciple of the dark side, Darth Vader was Anakin Skywalker, a goodhearted Jedi and hero of the Clone Wars.While he was considered one of the most powerful Jedi in the galaxy, Anakin had broken the Order’s code by secretly marrying Senator Padmé Amidala.When he began to suffer visions that Padmé would die in childbirth, Anakin sought a way to prevent this fate. There's many reasons why his mother died, he wasn't strong enough to save her the council didn't trust him neither train him or make him a Jedi Master this is the reason why Anakin become Darth Vader not to save Padma from death. Favourite answer. After principal photography was complete in 2003, Lucas re-wrote Anakin's turn to the dark side; Anakin's fall from grace would now be motivated by a desire to save his wife, Padmé Amidala, rather than the previous version in which that reason was one of several, including that he genuinely believed that the Jedi were plotting to take over the Republic. The Son then turned his attention to corrupting Anakin Skywalker, the Chosen One, by showing his future as a Sith lord so that the Son could escape the planet and return to the galaxy. He could not deal with the Jedi commitments to rules over love. 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He tells you you’re the most powerful Jedi ever and you should go with your feelings–that you know better than the council. Favorite Answer. Anakin's comments on being better than this or that Jedi, or this or that Jedi holding him back, only served to aid his fall to the Dark Side. Let’s look at everything that happened to Anakin: * Spent his childhood as a slave. The promise of power to keep her alive is what really sealed the deal for Anakin's fall. Thank you for watching my FIRST Star Wars Video. Trust me, I’ve been there! Steinrikur states in his theory, "Palpatine was playing Anakin like a fiddle the whole time, and this was a huge step in his journey towards the dark side. Why did he so easily walk into the hands of Palpatine like Obi-Wan was nothing to him. More machine than man. Yoda knew the struggle going on in Anakin’s head, and tried to mold the Jedi and keep him from the Dark. Vader was trying that move and was going to slice OBI WAN in half. The only advice Yoda has for you is “go, let her. 12 Answers. Discussion in 'Prequel Trilogy' started by beantown256, Jan 23, 2006. They don’t care if Natalie Portman lives or dies BUT I DO.”, Now Jules from Pulp Fiction, who’s been giving you dirty looks since you were 8, is on the verge of KILLING GRANDPA. Relevance. 0. This was about the day and night changeover. Throws himself into his work. And Anakin, too passionate, is in constant need to be loved. The theory was started by Reddit user Steinrikur on r/FanTheories, where he claimed he believed Palpatine either framed the Tusken Raiders, or outright manipulated them to make sure this key moment in Anakin's descent occurred in precisely the way that would best benefit Palpatine. We’re really the good ones. Accordingly with their traditions, the SBC's top leaders have consistently mishandled their... Canadian Lawmakers Vote To Classify Proud Boys As... Good News: In a unanimous vote lawmakers in Canada’s parliament pass a... QAnon Congresswoman Greene Supported Execution For Prominent Democrats. (Episode I). attached, be you not. I deconverted from a religion, replete with a decisive deconversion moment, and I was viscerally satisfied with Revenge of the Sith for the way it evoked what that’s like. You shouldn’t buy into their limits they’re putting on you. James Gray considers Anakin Skywalker’s conversion to the Dark Side unconvincing. Kat. Patheos has the views of the prevalent religions and spiritualities of the world. Not only did that include cutting down a bunch of innocent people, but also the execution of younglings, like his future children, would have been. The only way to save her is to kill Jules. Answer Save. You secretly think he holds you back because of his own fears due to his own limitations and because he resents deep down that he knows you’re better than he is. Answer Save. Anakin's darkest moments in The Clone Wars. Share Share Tweet Email. Anonymous. I mean The Emperor did everything he could to seduce Luke like he did Anakin but he didn't succeed. Yeah, as we see, having families did a lot of good in the books. Over time, his accomplishments in the war led to him to become a legend. so why'd he turn evil? Anonymous. He’s found someone who loves like he did, but more wisely. Machavity. 1 Turned To The Dark Side (Wasn't) At the end of the day, Anakin Skywalker ruined all shots of having a real bond with his family when he turned from the light and became Darth Vader. Anakin always dreamed of becoming a Jedi and much more. Anakin Skywalker's turn to the dark side in Star Wars is depressing enough, but it becomes even more so when looked at from R2-D2's perspective. That's why his betrayal hurt so much more than Anakin's. Favorite Answer. Then one day the switch flips, the Gestalt shift happens, and you’re killing Younglings. Light and Dark have to exist together. Anakin Solo was a Human male Jedi Knight of the New Jedi Order who was the third child of Han Solo and Leia Organa Solo and the younger brother of Jaina and Jacen Solo.. Named after his grandfather, Anakin Skywalker, as a child Anakin often feared succumbing to the allure of the dark side and becoming a Sith himself. After a vicious battle with the Jedi led by his mentor Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin is left badly injured. He’s the only one besides Natalie Portman that you tell after you kill the sand people. For your mentor, you have to deal with a stick in the mud who you’re actually more naturally powerful than. Because at his core, Anakin was a guy motivated most of all by love. Because he was scared of the visions of his wife dying. But then the Jedi spend a decade mistrusting you. Why did Anakin turn originally? Update: and when he went up in flames after the battle howd he come back to life? The promise of power to keep her alive is what really sealed the deal for Anakin's fall. 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