i'm not sure what you mean. you are kind of contradicting yourself. pain does lead to awareness, but i'm sure chronic pain would lead to a great amount of unhappiness and avoidance as well. i think maybe luke whilst reproducing the old pain, also gave it a new delicate quality, it's just our luke and how he does things. i think he stand up to vader more truthfully than padme does, padme is too sad and caught up in this mess really. gee, it's been a long time since i have thought about this.