l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
L U G O D
 
Next Meeting:
October 7: Social gathering
Next Installfest:
TBD
Latest News:
Aug. 18: Discounts to "Velocity" in NY; come to tonight's "Photography" talk
Page last updated:
2002 Jun 18 22:31

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox] why i hate phantom menace
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [vox] why i hate phantom menace



i wasn't going to mention this, but how can anyone believe that darth
vader was a throw away character?

he was the main antagonist!

how can anyone call the main antagonisst a throw-away character?

pete


begin Richard S. Crawford <rscrawford@mossroot.com> 
> On Tue, Jun 18, 2002 at 02:58:04PM -0700, R. Douglas Barbieri wrote (quoting Bill):
> > > Except the fact that the first movie says "Episode IV" at the beginning,
> > > it really could just stand on its own as a single movie, making the
> > > following two look more like afterthoughts.  "Oooh - how can we add more
> > > backstory to this?  I know!  Make Vader his father!"  :)
> > 
> > It's funny but he originally indended Darth Vader as just sort of a 
> > throw-away character. The fans loved him so much that he expanded his role 
> > out and went nuts with his character.
> 
> You know, that explains Kenobi's lousy back-pedaling in RotJ.  I never really bought the whole "Well, his evil side murdered his good side, kind of a metaphor you see" story.  It just never sat well with me.
> 
> On the other hand, Darth as Luke's father *always* made sense to me.  When I first saw _Star Wars_ (now known as _A New Hope_), I thought to myself -- and I remember this -- "Well, who else could Luke's father be but Darth Vader?  Of course!  It makes perfect sense!"
> 
> Perhaps I just had issues as a child.
_______________________________________________
vox mailing list
vox@lists.lugod.org
http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox



LinkedIn
LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
facebook
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
Appahost Applications
For a significant contribution towards our projector, and a generous donation to allow us to continue meeting at the Davis Library.