Star Wars Prequel Reboot Blog #7: How does Leia remember her mother? Lies and Lives – Padme, Vader and Palpatine

Luke and Leia - Return of the JediIf you’ve not seen Revenge of the Sith by now, this article will be spoiler filled, so avoid if you need to.  However, if you’ve read my other articles, you already know all of the stuff here anyway, so read on.

There is one pretty big inconsistency in the Star Wars films that I don’t know the answer to.

How does Leia remember her mother?

It seems there are many theories about why, in Return of the Jedi, Leia says that her mother was “very beautiful. Kind, but…sad.”

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Star Wars Prequel Reboot Blog #6: Mystery Boxes – Clone Wars, Sifo-Dyas, and Count Dooku

Kamino Clone Factory and Lama SuWhen you look back on the Star Wars prequels, there is one thing that doesn’t stand out as very obvious at first.  There weren’t many introduced mysteries that we absolutely had to get the answers to.  Instead, most of the mysteries were laid bare for us to see as if we were the ones writing the screenplays.  This wasn’t true all the time, of course, but in those cases, the mysteries weren’t character driven enough, or sweeping enough to cover the trilogy.

Mystery Boxes are those mysteries that occur when you’re watching a movie or TV series brings up a bunch of questions that you feel the need to know the answers to.  They happen very frequently at the beginning of the original Star Wars film, A New Hope.

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