The upcoming Star Wars Marvel Comics variation of Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be from the certain point of view of Luke Skywalker.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is back at it again, this time from the certain point of view of Luke Skywalker via Marvel Comics. Much like the novelization for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Marvel Comics variation will include details not known from the film.
We learn from the opening pages of the Star Wars: The Last Jedi Marvel Comics story of the state of mind of the Jedi Master, Luke Skywalker himself. Marvel Comics released a preview of Issue No.1 of six, taking us inside the conflicted mind and soul of “young’ Skywalker.
Thanks to Marvel Comics for hooking us Star Wars fans up, so we figured we’d share the love with you all. You are welcome!
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"“The mysteries of the Force are boundless. Never-ending. Not even the greatest Jedi Masters in all their arrogance — could claim to fully understand all of its endless possibilities. All it’s secrets.”"
Looking into the mind of Luke Skywalker provides us with more details on why he says, “it’s time for the Jedi, to end.” He’s learned from more than 20-plus years of studying that the Force is more significant than even the Jedi Order itself.
Remember, Luke Skywalker spent two decades after the events of Return of the Jedi, exploring the galaxy, learning about the secrets of the Force. He didn’t teach his nephew Ben Solo until he was about 20 years old.
Luke Skywalker’s knowledge and understanding of the Force is extensive, and he’s learned from personal experience that the Jedi Order’s legacy is one of failure. It seems he’s still bitter that Obi-Wan and Yoda trained him with the sole purpose of killing his father –Anakin Skywalker aka Darth Vader.
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Now, after years of being one with the Force in mind and spirit, Luke Skywalker has learned to tune it out — mostly. But from the novelization of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, he’s unable to cut it off while he’s sleeping, with the Force speaking to him in his state of slumber.
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When he’s awake, that same struggle remains, with Luke Skywalker sensing the presence of Rey upon her arrival.
It’s devastating and sad to know that a once optimistic man is now of one who is just ready to die — and rightfully so. Imagine spending your entire adult life rebuilding what your father and mentors once held dear, then to lose it all because of your “failure” to teach your most promising student — the new chosen one of sorts.
The state of mind of Luke Skywalker shown in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the novelization, and the comics is one that fits the bill for someone who has suffered as much as he has — even though we were expecting the heroic one of time’s past.
Remember, Luke Skywalker doesn’t end there, with his character becoming a hero once again, in epic fashion.
I’m eager to learn more of Luke Skywalker reestablishing the Jedi Order and learning the Force from discovering ancient texts and Temples; then how it came crumbling down. It seems this adaptation might give us a bit more of that information.
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