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Speculation How Would You Have Luke Die?

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Episode VII and Beyond (Archive)' started by EviL_eLF, Nov 2, 2012.

  1. EviL_eLF

    EviL_eLF Force Ghost star 5

    Mar 16, 2003
    Love the going out like Vegeta suggestion (just watched that episode on dvd again a couple weeks ago in fact)! That would be epic indeed!
  2. Darth_Kiryan

    Darth_Kiryan Jedi Master star 4

    Mar 13, 2009
    I just like the idea of maybe him sacrificing himself in such a way that it just impacts you. Plus if you add in how emotional that scene would be to the viewer who has been around in Star Wars since its would be a phenomenal scene.
  3. Darth_Corvus

    Darth_Corvus Jedi Master star 4

    Jun 17, 2010
    I very much like to see the big 3 die. I like them, but this is getting silly. Jaina in her mid fourties and her father is still a smuggler. Smuggling what? Vitamins and Viagra? Shees.
    There are two different ways I would like it happen.
    1. Skyfall: Someone has a grudge on any of the big 3 and the whole movie/trilogy plays out like Skyfall. The shot that kills Luke/M comes from HK-47.
    2. Luke pursue a Dark Jedi to Dromund Kaas. During the battle in the(ruins of the) Dark Temple they accidentally demolish it enough to unleash all the spirits there. The victorious Luke chooses to somehow contain them inside himself. Sadly, it is too much and he is turned to the Dark Side. He kills the other two until Kyle Katarn-with the help of the Valley's power cuts him down.
  4. EviL_eLF

    EviL_eLF Force Ghost star 5

    Mar 16, 2003
    I don't want Luke or any of the big three killed by a droid.
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  5. Tim Battershell

    Tim Battershell Jedi Master star 5

    Sep 3, 2012
    I know that I keep banging on about Mortis on these boards but Luke going into retirement there (perhaps Leia too, to match the Yin/Yang concept) as Keeper(s) of the Balance would fulfill that prophecy. By redeeming Anakin (destroying the Emperor as a byproduct), Luke has - from a certain point of view - already Restored the Balance in the physical Universe.

    From GL's POV, putting Luke on Mortis would keep him safe from any future book/film trying to kill him off.
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  6. Varactyl

    Varactyl Jedi Youngling star 1

    Nov 13, 2012
    How would I have Luke die? Like a Jedi. End of story.
  7. Bazinga'd

    Bazinga'd The Man / Also Known as Bazinga'd star 6 Staff Member Manager

    Nov 1, 2012
    I like the idea of using the Mortis storyline as a closue to Luke's arc, however I think its too abstract for most of the non-harcore fanbase out there.
  8. mattman8907

    mattman8907 Jedi Master star 4

    Nov 17, 2012
    what is so special about the mortis storyline? i mean its been a good couple of years since i have seen the three episode arc.

    RAZORBLADE Jedi Padawan star 1

    Feb 13, 2013
    personally i would like to see episode VII-IX be the last numbered movie's and then continue the franchise with Knights of the Old Republic/ spin-off movies.. because if they follow the real story of star wars then you can not bring back the sith, it would undermine what Anakin did. so in my opinion after this next trilogy, they should go back a thousand years and show the great sith war. then at least you can bring back the sith/lightsaber battles without messing with the story. and what a perfect way to end this trilogy wih the death of luke as an old man, joining his father in the force. it won't be depressing because one of the theme's of the trilogy i believe will be learning to let go.

    Mav Edit: Merging with "How would you have Luke die" thread.
  10. KED12345

    KED12345 Jedi Master star 4

    Sep 10, 2012

    You probably should have considered posting this into one of our separate threads, this will probably be merged. But personally, I think Luke's presumable death should parallel Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon's deaths, at the beginning of the trilogy to let our hero (in the case of Luke) begin his or her journey.
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  11. Darth Claire

    Darth Claire Force Ghost star 5

    Dec 21, 2012
    IDk if it shold END *like last episode*. TBH I'll be suprised if he lasts the first film. I mean if he's serving as a mentor to the new hero...yeah we all know whats gunna happen to him.
  12. clone3131

    clone3131 Jedi Master star 4

    Feb 11, 2004
    Luke won't die. He'll become "one with the force..."


    RAZORBLADE Jedi Padawan star 1

    Feb 13, 2013
    You probably should have considered posting this into one of our separate threads, this will probably be merged. But personally, I think Luke's presumable death should parallel Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon's deaths, at the beginning of the trilogy to let our hero (in the case of Luke) begin his or her journey.][/QUOTE]

    i was thinking that Han could be the one to die at the end of EP VII. if his son/daughter is the main protaginist then it would be a great emotional moment at the end, plus it could mirror anakins struggle with letting go. maybe our hero loses his father and tries to find a way to save his mother Leia so he dabbles in the darkside but unlike anakin, the hero will learn to let go. he will learn that death is the end of one journey and the start of another[ i believe that we will really explore the nature of joining the force in this trilogy because it was never really explained how it is done]
  14. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Four Time PT Trivia Champ/GOAT/New Films Manager star 6 Staff Member Manager

    Oct 31, 2012
    I personally believe he will survive until Episode IX and we'll have a different character (would be cool if it was Leia) in the mentor role. If this is the last chapter of the Skywalker Saga with his son/daughter taking up the mantle then I think Luke is simply too important to kill off in one film. Anakin has an entire six film arc and I expect Luke to be given the same. I expect Luke's death will be the ultimate low point for our new hero but it will also compel him/her to confront the big bad. I think one of the major themes of this trilogy could be accepting the Skywalker legacy (both good and bad) and this will involve the hero coming to terms with his/her destiny and atone with the father.
  15. KitsterAKABobaFett

    KitsterAKABobaFett Jedi Master star 3

    May 31, 2007
    I think Luke could be more like the Yoda of the Sequel Trilogy, and could die right before the third act of the final film, so the protagonist has to defeat the villain alone. And I agree that Han could be the father figure (perhaps the literal father this time around) that kicks the bucket in the first of the trilogy. Maybe Leia could survive these movies to lead the Jedi into the future.
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  16. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

    Nov 20, 2012
    It should end with every single character exploding.
  17. Trebor Sabreon

    Trebor Sabreon LACWAC-y Mod of SWTV & New Films Force projection star 4 Staff Member Manager

    Sep 15, 2010
    I've said it many times before since the big announcement, but I'm in favor of having Luke not die at all. Rather, he could fulfill his purpose as a mentor in the ST, pass on his knowlegde of the Force (and give us some great demonstrations of his understanding of the Force and his skill with a lightsaber), and finally walk off alone on a journey unseen (thus playing off of the original plan for Luke). This way we, as the sudience, are able to write our own ending for Luke.
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  18. Pro Scoundrel

    Pro Scoundrel New Films Lawgiver & Casual Flyer star 5 Staff Member Manager

    Nov 20, 2012
    I'd be cool with that.
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  19. Seagoat

    Seagoat PT and Music Section Dictator star 5 Staff Member Manager

    Jan 25, 2013
    To the OP: Do you mean that the final scene should be of Luke's death, or just one of the closing scenes, not the FINAL final scene?
  20. Vthuil

    Vthuil Force Ghost star 5

    Jan 3, 2013
    Luke is the one character out of the "Big 3" who has strong story-based reasons to die, I think. Does that mean he should or will? I honestly can't say at this stage - we know too little about the ST. "Passing the torch" is bound to be a major thematic element, but that doesn't necessarily have to involve dying.
  21. Darth_Hydra

    Darth_Hydra Jedi Grand Master star 4

    May 14, 2001
    The Legacy comics proved that Star Wars can still have a good story after Luke dies(I know they never said he actually died but most signs say that he did).
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  22. LunarMoth

    LunarMoth Jedi Master star 4

    Nov 27, 2012
    I would much prefer that Luke walks out into the sunset at the end......
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  23. DarkGingerJedi

    DarkGingerJedi Jedi Master star 4

    Nov 21, 2012
    I'm gonna go with something a little different. He'll die in Ep 9, at the end, in a way that mirrors the Emperors death in Ep 6. Whereas the Emperor was killed, and thrown in to the abyss, Luke will sacrifice himself, selflessly giving up his life to save the heroes/galaxy.
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  24. BigAl6ft6

    BigAl6ft6 Force Ghost star 6

    Nov 12, 2012
    I thought for awhile Luke would bite it in Ep. 7 but if Ford is aboard I'm thinking Han bites it in Ep. 7 and Luke sticks around all the way to Ep. 9. If he makes it all the way through the ST alive, that would be a happy surprise.
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  25. EviL_eLF

    EviL_eLF Force Ghost star 5

    Mar 16, 2003
    Completely agree. It keeps with a common saga thread. Luke, as Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan before him, can continue to mentor as a force Ghost.