Gunray's Lawyer says.... As to the Jedi...well, I can't help it, I see them as small minded, arrogant, and to a large degree immoral. Immoral in the sense of having no idea of Truth(deliberate capital) or of the fundamental worth of individuals. Instead, they have a vaguely nihilistic philosophy which boils down individual near meaninglessness. As I said long ago on a different thread, the Jedi are the secondary villans of the Prequels. They prepare the ground so that all of Anakin's bad choices in ROTS look more than a little reasonable to a stressed out, misunderstood and misused young man. I'm with you on that thought. I've always found them interesting, but didn't get why people didn't see them as "secondary villans". Your paragraph really puts into words what I've been trying to express for years...thanks! I think this latest installment shows it again in the interchange between Obi-Wan and Amidala when she learns of Anakin's dumping back to Tatooine by the Jedi. I can't even imagine their justification for acting so uncaringly. Ug. As to the story, I like this version of events better than the book's. At least Amidala and Obi-Wan are talking in paragraphs instead of sound bites, and it shows their character in a deeper, more involving way. I'm really enjoying this story! Thanks, Geo!