Logic's Insight: The Jedi Order 1/2
"For over a thousand generations, the Jedi Knights were the guardians of peace and justice in the Old Republic."
- Obi-Wan Kenobi, A New Hope
Remember when Obi-Wan first said that simple, but explanatory quote back in the first Star Wars movie? Remember hearing him talk about the lightsaber as an elegant weapon for a more civilized age as Luke activated and waved around his father's lightsaber? Remember Luke's training on Dagobah and listening to Master Yoda talk about the jedi philosophy and the force? Remember when Luke first appeared in Return of the Jedi as a jedi in all but formality? Remember your chills when you recalled that Darth Vader had been a cunning, noble and loyal jedi knight before falling to the dark side?
We were given a short glimpse into what the jedi order once was. It flared our imaginations and gave birth to the mock lightsaber fight. We loved lightsabers, we loved the robes and we loved the mythical and almost spiritual power that jedi wielded. We were