The latest entry in Studying Skywalkers by Coffee With Kenobi‘s Dan Z takes a look at the third chapter of the prequel trilogy, Revenge of the Sith. Specifically, the path taken by Anakin Skywalker as he ultimately succumbed to the temptations that gave rise to Darth Vader.
Read an excerpt below:
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As Star Wars fans everywhere devour the most recent trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, StarWars.com continues to look at the six existing films in chronological order to reestablish pertinent themes that help to shape the saga. Up next, the film that finally revealed what ultimately pushed the promising Anakin Skywalker to become the feared Sith Lord, Darth Vader. Replete with stunning visuals, shocking revelations, and catastrophic consequences for the galaxy, Revenge of the Sith presents perhaps the most emotionally charged moments of the prequels, and defines the timeline of the Star Wars saga for the next 19 years. While there are many insightful themes, the following offer a smattering of what Revenge of the Sith brings about, and presents long term ramifications for the fictional universe.