Anakin Skywalker (or more well-known as Darth Vader) is a fictional and important character created by George Lucas in the Star Wars universe. He was discovered by the Jedi Order as a slave boy on Tatooine. He had the potential to be the most powerful Force-user ever, and was believed to be the one to bring balance to the Force (the Chosen One of an ancient Jedi prophecy). Apprenticed to Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin was a headstrong and challenging Padawan learner. Despite the strict rules of the Jedi Code, he fell in love with and secretly married Senator Padmé Amidala. Eventually, he falls to the dark side of the Force and serves the evil Galactic Empire at the right hand of his Sith master, Palpatine (also known as Darth Sidious). He is also the father of Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa.
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