okay but when picard had to walk out on data’s performance in the ensigns of command it was literally that pathetic moment when a parent leaves a kids’ talent show or something and the kid is like “why is my dad leaving does he not approve of me am i not performing well am i failing” and dATA MY HEART
Lucas: “It’s… [long beat] I’m not supposed to say this, and I wasn’t supposed to say it then, but [Star Wars] is a film for twelve year olds.”
I AM FINALLY VINDICATED. He also mentioned that people aren’t very kind to children fans of Star Wars, but the universe is about them, and about feeling the wonder we did as children.
But like, whenever I mention that the franchise is pretty much a child oriented series in the end (this is usually when they complain about TCW and Rebels not counting bc they run on children’s networks), people get very elitist and I’m just so vindicated.
BUT I’M SITTING HERE CRYING BECAUSE OBI-WAN KENOBI IS STILL CLEANING UP MESSES, HE’S STILL TRYING TO MEND OLD WOUNDS.
“YOUR WAY HOME” HE SAYS AND IT HITS ME OBI-WAN KENOBI CAN SEND EZRA BRIDGER HOME (SUCH AS IT IS), BUT HE HIMSELF CAN NEVER GO HOME, THIS IS ALMOST THE END, HIS PURPOSE HERE IS ALMOST DONE, AND HE’LL REGAIN SOME THINGS (ANAKIN, IN ANOTHER FIVE YEARS) BUT HE’LL NEVER REALLY GO HOME AGAIN
I NEED TO GO LIE DOWN AND IT’S NOT EVEN THE DUEL YET
can “I’m just here to check on my beloved” become an ongoing thing that’s repeated through their blossoming friendship and eventual romance and marriage because what a loaded bit of foreshadowing that was my god