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Anakin Skywalker

played by Sebastian Shaw

Young Anakin by Jake Lloyd

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A disheveled nine-year-old with blue eyes, Anakin Skywalker is an earnest and hardworking boy who lives in a desert city on Tatooine. He is the son of Shmi Skywalker. A natural mechanic, he has a keen intuition with equipment and machinery. He can sense what makes an engine work. Living in a very humble home, Anakin dreams of becoming a starpilot and longs for a world of adventure. Good at heart, hopeful and optimistic, this young boy little suspects the destiny and fearful challenges that await him.

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From Obi Wan's recollection of Anakin Skywalker, we learn that he was a great pilot. But what amazed Ben Kanobi even more was how strong Anakin was with the Force. So he took it upon himself to train him as a Jedi Knight. But somewhere along the line, Anakin was 'seduced' by the Dark Side of the Force. From that moment on, Anakin Skywalker ceased to exist; and Darth Vader was born......and along with the Emperor changed the face of the Galaxy