Star Wars Day | 5 Iconic Moments from Star Wars

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Duel of the Fates (Episode I: The Phantom Menace)

The three-way throwdown between Sith warrior Darth Maul, Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn, and Obi-Wan Kenobi is one of the best fight scenes ever.

“I am your father” (Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)

Arguably the most massive plot twist of the century: Darth Vader, a man Luke believed to have betrayed his father, was actually his.. own father.

Darth Vader Rescues Luke (Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)

In a series of riveting events, Luke gives up fighting Darth Vader at the command of the Emperor even if it costs him his life. Unable to see his son be tortured by the Emperor's Force blasts, Darth Vader throws away his loyalty towards his master and saves his son.

Darth Vader is Revealed (Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)

The process of saving his son leaves Darth Vader mortally wounded. He asks Luke to remove his mask, revealing himself to be an old, bald and scarred man instead of the terror he once seemed to be.

Obi-Wan Defeats Anakin (Episode III: Revenge of the Sith)

The deadly battle takes place on the planet on Mustafar and culminate the highs and lows of their friendship and enmity. But no blow lands as hard as Obi-wan's words to his former student: “You were my brother, Anakin. I loved you.”

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