Paul asked in Entertainment & MusicMovies · 1 year ago

Why didn't Obi One Konobi tell Luke that Darth Vader was his father and Lea was his sister right away?

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  • 1 year ago

    It was written in after the fact.

  • 1 year ago

    It's never really explained exactly why but I think it's partly because he felt partly to blame for Anakin becoming Darth Vader because Anakin was his pupil until he turned to the dark side. So he feels partly responsible and a little bit ashamed of that

  • Jeff
    Lv 6
    1 year ago

    That story line wasn't thought of in the original movie, that's why it made little sense for Luke to be "in hiding from Vader" while living with his uncle and using his real name.

  • John
    Lv 4
    1 year ago

    Why didn't they give away the ending? That's basically what you're asking. Empire Strikes Back...that's why.

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  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    Because at the time Luke didn’t even really know who Leia and Vader were. He hadn’t met them yet. He only saw Leia in that hologram message in R2.

  • 1 year ago

    Because Lucas had no intention to make Vader Luke's father when writing ANH in 1977. That's what makes the scene even more brilliant imo with the way Alec Guinness kind of stumbles before replying to Luke about what happened to his father. As well as Luke's Uncle being afraid of Luke turning into his "father". Originally this was meant to reflect Luke's father being a stubborn Jedi who WAS killed by Darth Vader but yeah Lucas decided to change it. I got this information from the book: The Secret History of Star Wars Michael Kaminski which is SO WORTH a read if you are any kind of Star Wars fan. That's not to say Lucas just randomly came up with things on the spot. He had the entire idea of doing prequel movies about young Anakin as far back as an early 1970's draft of "The Star Wars" and that is why Empire Strikes Back was called EPISODE 5 when it was released in 1980.

  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    il tell you.next time you watch the OG star wars...just look how obi wan stares at luke...like a peice of sizzling meat ready to be tasted....he wants luke ..bad.....

  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    because vader being their father wasn't written until empire strikes back

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