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Darth Caedus 4 12.12%
Darth Sidious 3 9.09%
Darth Plagueis 2 6.06%
Boba Fett 0 0%
Luke's Clone 2 6.06%
Other 22 66.67%
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Old 05-28-2013, 11:15 PM   #1
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You know it's going to happen. He is going to die.

I think they set up Plagueis in Ep. III so they could use him in Ep. VII-IX. It's possible that Caedus could defeat Luke in battle due to his age, but it would be more grand to see him defeated by the dark force power of an older Sith lord.


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Old 05-28-2013, 11:22 PM   #2
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The EU ha been jettisoned, so there will be no Cadeus.

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Old 05-29-2013, 09:42 AM   #3
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Not that I want Luke's death to directly mirror Yoda's, but I feel like he should pass away naturally rather than go down in combat/get murdered. Ultimately I'd like it if Luke's death was just left open forever, although I wouldn't be surprised if they decide to off him in Episode 8 or whatever.

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Old 05-29-2013, 01:24 PM   #4
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The EU ha been jettisoned, so there will be no Cadeus.
Did anyone officially and explicitly say the EU is gone completely? All we heard is "original story", that is all. That doesn't say much.

It could be possible Caedus would be the one who kills Luke, but would he though considering he's family? I guess if they did it'd be good drama right there, and a great set-up for a 3 way duel between Ben, Jaina and Jacen.

But frankly, a new but ancient villain might be nice, maybe a new Sith Lord who has a connection to Palpatine would prove interesting. Plus I could see some fans raging from how some young lucky Sith-wannabe was able to land the fatal blow. As for how he would die, I'd say in combat is the best for him, Luke's a warrior, give him a warrior's death, something like Obi-Wan's but more dramatic.

I'm finally glad there is someone else out there who thinks that Luke and the others are being brought back in order to die. Even Mark Hamill himself said that if one of the old cast members didn't want to come back they'd be written out permanently ie a clear euphemism for we're all going to die sooner(in the timeline between the original and sequel trilogy) or later(in the sequels). Plus this is clearly the best way to pass the torch to the new kids and the best form of closure that fans would want.

However out of the big 3, I'm willing to bet Han shoots and dies first, then Luke(cause he's a Jedi) then Leia(she's probably not as involved in combat anymore and probably in an "intergalactic old folks home" as Carrie Fisher said after a political career). This is mainly because of Ford's intense disdain for the character and the only way Disney/Lucasfilm was probably able to get him back was due to either $$$ or the irresistible offer of killing Han Solo.

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Darth Plagueis was the master of Darth Sideous. He was usurped and killed by Palpatine before he took a new apprentice.

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Arndt kills Luke.

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Old 05-29-2013, 02:13 PM   #14
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Here's the problem Smallvillefan: It's been documented that the EU won't be used, from articles from Variety to the LA Times, though MAYBE they'll be influenced by SOME plot elements or characters. That we don't know but I wouldn't count on it because it won't be direct. THINK INSPIRATION.

You're setting yourself for disappointment because you constantly talk about the EU as if there's weight there with the future films. There's no weight, Smallville. I'm sorry. I'm not trolling.

If you're a fan of the EU that's fine. But from your posts, your hyping yourself up way too much and you're going to CRASH hard. And that would be your mistake.

So my advice: Keep an open mind, be prepared for some massive changes, DO A LITTLE RESEARCH of your own, and just enjoy the real hype of the next few movies.

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Old 05-29-2013, 02:20 PM   #15
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Here's the problem Smallvillefan: It's been documented that the EU won't be used, from articles from Variety to the LA Times, though MAYBE they'll be influenced by SOME plot elements or characters. That we don't know but I wouldn't count on it because it won't be direct. THINK INSPIRATION.

You're setting yourself for disappointment because you constantly talk about the EU as if there's weight there with the future films. There's no weight, Smallville. I'm sorry. I'm not trolling.

If you're a fan of the EU that's fine. But from your posts, your hyping yourself up way too much and you're going to CRASH hard. And that would be your mistake.

So my advice: Keep an open mind, be prepared for some massive changes, DO A LITTLE RESEARCH of your own, and just enjoy the real hype of the next few movies.
But did anybody with authority rather than random news articles say explicitly that the EU won't be used like Abrams or anyone from Lucasfilm?

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Old 05-29-2013, 05:02 PM   #16
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Im sorry but you're being ridiculously stubborn because of being reasonable or sensible you're ignoring the info I'm giving to you with your constant 'Buts'. It's like talking to wall. I'm sure you've heard that being said to you once or 1000 times if your life right?

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What about, he dies of natural causes while it's still a peaceful time. I mean, would you really want Luke, the hero of the main trilogy to die just to serve as hype for a new threat?

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Old 05-29-2013, 05:41 PM   #18
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Most definitley Vader or the Emperor.

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Im sorry but you're being ridiculously stubborn because of being reasonable or sensible you're ignoring the info I'm giving to you with your constant 'Buts'. It's like talking to wall. I'm sure you've heard that being said to you once or 1000 times if your life right?
No, it's just that I actually look at the legitimacy of sources of information. I only prefer information straight from the top. If J.J. Abrams or someone else high up says the current post-ROTJ EU is wiped clean, then I would accept it and move on.

But for now Imma stick with my beliefs and you can just deal with it.

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What about, he dies of natural causes while it's still a peaceful time. I mean, would you really want Luke, the hero of the main trilogy to die just to serve as hype for a new threat?
It's never peaceful in the Star Wars galaxy, there's always a new threat, you don't need knowledge of the EU to know that the Empire doesn't completely fall in one day, or that a wild new threat from an outside galaxy appears.

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Most definitley Vader or the Emperor.
They're dead, we all saw it in ROTJ and second time around for old Palpy' in 10-11 ABY, Empatojayos Brand saw to that.


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Old 05-31-2013, 03:53 PM   #20
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It's never peaceful in the Star Wars galaxy, there's always a new threat, you don't need knowledge of the EU to know that the Empire doesn't completely fall in one day, or that a wild new threat from an outside galaxy appears.
Lol, it's never peaceful in the real world either, yet it's rare for such heroes to be killed unless they didn't bring peace to their respective country. And it's only in the EU that a lot of stuff happens, for 1000 years the republic was quite peaceful without the existence of the Sith, now suddenly in 80 years we see the rise and fall of the Empire, a load of new Siths, a new alien species invading the galaxy, along with the many events in EU books with new threats bigger than the last.

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What about, he dies of natural causes while it's still a peaceful time. I mean, would you really want Luke, the hero of the main trilogy to die just to serve as hype for a new threat?
I think Luke should pass away peacefully on Tatooine while the two suns are setting. Also, this should be playing. It starts around 1:40.

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Old 09-03-2013, 05:36 AM   #22
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Self sacrifice to save a young hero.

Also lol @ Caedus.. That ****er's dead, and even if he wasn't they're not using the EU.

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He'll choose the Synthesis Ending and the Crucible will disperse his particles across the galaxy.

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I hope they can resist the urge to have a Sidious clone as the villain. It'd be tempting, since he's firmly established as THE antagonist of the Star Wars films. The writers might see it as less risky than creating an original villain and crossing their fingers that it works (writers, or Lucas, since he wrote the treatments. And for years he lacked confidence in a sequel trilogy).

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A Sid clone would be lazy as hell. Original villain is the only way to go.

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