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Saga The "Skywalker" Name?

Discussion in 'Star Wars Saga In-Depth' started by Darthmaul208, Mar 2, 2014.

  1. hlc88

    hlc88 Jedi Master star 4

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    I think Shmi was taken into slavery at age 6 when her and her family went on a voyage where they were captured by pirates and sold into slavery. I assume Skywalker was her own name.
     
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  2. Trebor Sabreon

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

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    Sep 15, 2010
    I'm curious about Shmi's ancestors, myself. I'd like to know more about the Skywalkers who came before, Force-sensitive or no.
     
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  3. Lady_Misty

    Lady_Misty Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    'Skywalker' was either Shmi's family name or a name assigned to to her at some point.

    And it wasn't and still isn't uncommon for unmarried mother to give her child(ren) her last name. She could do this for different reasons whether she doesn't know the identity of the father or she is trying to protect the little one.
     
  4. scooper121s

    scooper121s Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Mar 4, 2014
    That would have been pretty cool to read :)