Mikey is joined by Eric for the latest Resistance Radio, where the Spotlight turns to Darth Vader and there’s plenty of Rogue One news to tide us over.
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– Donya is a little under the weather, and therefore unable to join in on this episode.
– However, Eric is back!
– StarWars.com is celebrating 20 years of news and features.
– Entertainment Weekly released a few Rogue One covers, as well as 15 new images from the movie.
– Empire Magazine also had some exclusive Rogue One covers — there are six variation to collect.
– Kathleen Kennedy has been musing over the future of Star Wars, once the latest trilogy wraps up.
– We pick up where we left off last week, with a Spotlight on Darth Vader.
– In A New Hope, we first meet Vader when he attempts to torture the location of the Rebel base from Leia.
– Unbeknownst to Vader at this time, Leia is his daughter.
– Using the Death Star, he destroys Leia’s home, Alderaan.
– We also get a final showdown between Vader and Obi-Wan — during which Obi-Wan is killed.
– In Empire, he learns of the existence of Luke, his son, and reveals the truth of Luke’s parentage to him.
– Did Vader express some sentimentality in his attempt to get Luke to join him on the dark side?
– Luke, in Jedi is able to appeal to his father and sway him back to the light.
– Vader, in one final act of heroism, saves Luke and kills the Emperor.
– He’s mortally wounded in the fight, and dies at Luke’s side.
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