Lit Epic Leia

Discussion in 'Literature' started by Silas Nightstalker, Dec 11, 2012.

  1. Silas Nightstalker Jedi Master

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    Has there been a moment, or will there ever be a moment, when we get to see Leia go into beast mode like Luke against Shimrra or Jacen against Onimi or Anakin against the Vong? If the Skywalker line is so prone to moments of "Oneness" with the Force, why haven't we seen anything like that from Leia?
  2. CooperTFN TFN EU Staff Emeritus

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    There was one time on a fur carpet...

    But seriously, no. Not really.
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  3. Iron_lord Chosen One

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    Leia vs Beldorian might qualify.
  4. Todd the Jedi Mod and Sitcom Dad of SWTV

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    She also chops off a Sith's head in Conviction. That was pretty beast.
  5. CT-867-5309 Force Ghost

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    I thought this thread was going to be about a new Disney video game for the Nintendo Wii.
  6. Jedi Ben Chosen One

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    Leia gets to play the "kill in anger but get away with it" card more than often enough to offset any sort of rage mode.
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  7. Iron_lord Chosen One

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    I know of Kueller in The New Rebellion- what other ones are you speaking of?

    If we allow for sparring rather than actual fighting, there was where she defeated Luke in the Corellia trilogy.
  8. Silas Nightstalker Jedi Master

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    I'm talking about like "blinding pillar of light" type epicness, not just Leia winning a fight.
  9. CooperTFN TFN EU Staff Emeritus

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    Nope. And that's why we have the Diversity Thread. ;)
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  10. rumsmuggler Chosen One

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    The Other from Star Wars Tales has a badass Leia.
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  11. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    Λειας Ιελλονος - εστιν ο επος Βασιλιδῳ

    Oh sorry, I thought you wanted me to write an epic poem about her...
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  12. Zorrixor Chosen One

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    That was what I first thought when I read the title too :p
  13. Jedi Ben Chosen One

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    By reputation, from what's been posted, there's her duels with Alema Rar, she's also a bit too eager for someone with inclination to be a Jedi to slash down Viqi Shesh.
  14. Barriss_Coffee Chosen One

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    Since this is from an actual book, the lit mods won't kill me for posting it here:

    [IMG]
  15. RC-1991 Force Ghost

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    "Arma Leiaque cano..."

    I suspect that I just repeated Jello, only I don't read classical Greek.
  16. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    Grammar, RC! Leiam is the direct object of cano. Remember that arma is accusative plural neuter. :p

    Lucky for you though, Leiam happens to have the same prosody as virum since the ei diphthong is long. Otherwise I'd be rapping a stick on your fingers some more :p
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  17. JediMara77 Force Ghost

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    The closest I can think of is the duel with C'baoth on Wayland, when she directs Mara through the Force.

    And when she kicked Aeona Cantor's butt on Mindor.
  18. Vialco Force Ghost

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    The time Leia nearly killed Tahiri in Inferno comes to mind.

    Seriously, the Princess would have murdered her son's girlfriend if Han hasn't stopped her.
  19. The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus

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    Yeah, I'm fine with her never having one. Also fine with there never being another one, too. The last thing we need to give the family is a hereditary one-shot Force-empowered get-out-of-jail-free card.
  20. FatSmel Jedi Grand Master

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    those were all great scenes. Especially how they showed her development by going from getting owned to doing the owning in the last book, considering she makes **** all development skills-wise for the last 30 years
  21. Chewbacca89 Force Ghost

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    Yea I was impressed with how much she kicked butt protecting Allana.
  22. JackG Force Ghost

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    This is Leia's epic moment:
    [IMG]
    Pushing over a tyrant and a Sith Lord, the killer of her father and controller of the machine which destroyed her homeworld.
    Getting called "Jedi scum" makes it all the better.:cool:
    One of my favourite scenes of the EU.
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  23. Gorefiend Chosen One

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    Now if only the thing had less of a "vomit" colour scheme [face_sigh]
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  24. Barriss_Coffee Chosen One

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    I was always disappointed my Crayola Crayon set was lacking Mauvish-Green and Mud-Toned-Blue.[face_sigh]
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  25. beccatoria Force Ghost

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    No, but why did you stop?

    ...also when I read it I immediately thought of Warhammer 40k Epic and had images of a gigantic Leia stamping on tiny legions of stormtroopers...