Luke Skywalker is one of the most important characters in all of science fiction. He's the quintessential movie hero and his journey is one of the greatest stories ever told on the silver screen - but how much does the average fan of the Star Wars franchise know about him?
Whether you're a casual fan or a die-hard Luke lover, odds are there are a few things you don't know about the son of Anakin Skywalker. There's plenty to cover, from his childhood on Tatooine to the detailed events that occurred between the movies and his training of Ben Solo. Despite Star Wars being one of the most exciting and impressive franchises of all time, there's still a lot the general fan base doesn't know about Luke. This list takes a look at the lore from as many sources as possible to uncover the things you didn't know about the new hope for the Rebellion.
Check them out below, and be sure to vote up anything you didn't already know about one of Star Wars' most amazing characters!
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Following ‘Return of the Jedi,’ Luke Set Out To Find Palpatine’s Observatories
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Luke Completed His Jedi Training On His Own
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Luke Encountered Vader Long Before Cloud City In 'The Empire Strikes Back'Photo: Marvel Comics
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He Found A Collection Of Obi-Wan’s Journals After Returning To TatooinePhoto: Marvel Comics
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He Was Protected By Obi-Wan All Throughout His ChildhoodPhoto: Star Wars Rebels / Disney XD
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Luke Built His Green Lightsaber In A Deleted Scene From ‘Return of the Jedi’Photo: Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi / 20th Century Fox