A sequence has the buzz on the social networks these past few days so a girl has pointed out a real problem with Star Wars.
The universe of Star Wars has a bunch of fans, who often know the work of George Lucas on the tip of your fingers. Beyond the films, it is even the expanded universe, whether it be books, series or video games, which is often a mine of information. If Disney intends to continue to develop what can be called a brand, the last few months, and even years have also been fraught with failures with a significant impact, for example, in the spin-off about Han Solo. If fans often wear the original trilogy to the skies, it is not, however, without default.
Star Wars face to its limits
It is Mark Hamill, the interpreter of Luke Skywalker, who has attracted attention this week on a story a little crazy. it all starts with a tweet from John Roderick, the lead singer of the band The Long Winters. He says he has seen the Star Wars movies with his daughter. However, it had a note very surprising foresight, noting an inconsistency that even Mark Hamill can’t explain it.
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) April 25, 2020
It is true that with the benefit of hindsight, there is no explanation in the work canon, why R2-D2 does not reveal the truth to Luke. Some fans, however, have tried to look for excuses, to explain this ” omission “. Loose, R2-D2 would not have wanted to “spoiler” the famous reply, or he would not have realized that Luke was the son of Anakin.
It should be noted, however, for the defence of R2-D2 that other people from the Star Wars universe knew the truth and said nothing, which Obi-Wan Kenobi or master Yoda. From there to imagine that R2-D2 was just following orders…