Star Wars is Poetry – Obi-Wan Kenobi on Anakin

I spotted this excerpt from Star Wars: Clone Wars Gambit: Stealth written by Karen Miller on Tumblr and wanted to post it here under Star Wars is Poetry.

This is proof that yet again, the extended universe of Star Wars gives us so much more to add to these characters, particularly from the cinematic universe. And it also supports my posts on Obi-Wan feeling a tremendous amount of loss and guilt over what happened to Anakin on Mustafar.

Star Wars Clone Wars Gambit: Stealth
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There are a lot of tragic characters in the Star Wars universe, but Obi-Wan has to be right up there in the top three (next to Anakin Skywalker and Ben Solo).

“Such a dichotomy. [Anakin] is the most fearless man I have ever fought with … yet a part of him remains that small, frightened boy who left Tatooine eleven years ago. The boy [Obi-wan] knew, to his shame, he’d sometimes failed to reach.”

— Obi-wan Kenobi on Anakin Skywalker in Karen Miller’s Star Wars: Clone Wars Gambit: Stealth
(via padawanlost)

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