Star Wars: Episode III - The Return of Darth Vader (2004) - full transcript

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Lock on to them, R2.

Master,

General Grievous's ship
is directly ahead...

the one crawling with vulture droids.

Oh, I see it.

Oh, this is going be easy.

Oddball, do you copy?

Copy, Red Leader.

Mark my position.

Form your squad up behind me.

We're on your tail, General Kenobi.



Set S-foils in attack position.

This is where the fun begins.

Let's them pass between us.

They're all over me.

Get them off my...

I'm gonna go help them out.

No!

No.

They are doing their job

so we can do ours.

Missiles! Pull up!

They overshot us!

They're coming around.

Alright, R4.



No, no, no, no.

No, nothing to fancy.

Search all power units, R2.

Stand by, reverse thrusters.

We got em, R2.

Flying is for droids.

I'm hit!
Anakin?

I see them.

Buzz droids.

R4, be careful!
You have a...

Oh, dear.

They're shutting down all the controls.

Move to the right so I can
get a clear shot at them.

The mission!

Get to the command ship.
Get the Chancellor.

I'm running out of tricks here.

In the name of...

Hold your fire!
You're not helping here!

I agree. Bad idea.

I can't see a thing.

My cockpit's fogging.

They're all over me!

Anakin!

Move to the right.

Hold on, Anakin!

Your gonna get us both killed!

Get out of here!
There nothing more you can do!

I'm not leaving without you, Master.

Get him, R2!

Watch out.

R2, hit the buzz droid's center eye.

Yeah! You got him!

Great, R2!

The general's command
ship is dead ahead.

Well, have you noticed
the shields are still up?

Sorry, Master!

Oh, I have a bad feeling about this.

There they are!
Get them!

R2!

Locate the Chancellor!

The Chancellor's signal
is coming from right there.

The observation platform
at the top of that spire.

I sense Count Dooku.

I sense a trap.

Next move?

Spring the trap.

R2, go back.

I need you to stay with the ship.

Here. Take this.
Wait for orders.

What's the situation...

Captain?

Two Jedi have landed,

in main hangar bay.

We're tracking them.

Just as Count Dooku predicted.

Destroyers!

Drop your weapons.

I said drop them.

Roger, roger, roger, roger, roger.

Those are Jedi fighters alright.

Did you press the stop button?

No. Did you?
No.

Well, there is more than
one way out of here.

We don't want to get out.

We want to get moving. R2.

Activate elevator...

31174.

Come on, R2!

What's that?

R2, do you copy?

R2, activate the elevator number.

31174.

Get back to work.

That nothing.

Activate the elevator. 31174.

R2, We...

Always on the move.

R2, switch on the comlink.

R2, can you hear me?

R2!

R2! R2!

Stop! Stop!

R2, we need to be going up.

Hands up, Jedi.

R2, do you copy?

R2, do you hear me?

R2, we need to be going up.

Not down.

Hey, you!

Now, that's better.

You stupid little astro droid.

Oh, It's you.

My eyes!
My eyes!

What was that all about?

Well, R2 has been...

No loose wire jokes.

Did I say anything?
He's trying.

I didn't say anything.

Chancellor.

Are you alright?

Count Dooku.

This time we'll do it together.

I was about to say that.

Get help. You're no match for him.

He's a Sith lord.

Chancellor Palpatine.

Sith lords are our speciality.

Your swords, please.

We don't want to make
a mess of things,

in front of the Chancellor.

You don't get away this time, Dooku.

I been looking forward to this.

My powers have doubled since
the last time we met, Count.

Good.

Twice the pride, double the fall.

Get!

I sense great...

fear you, Skywalker.

You have hate.

You have anger.

But you don't use them.

Good, Anakin!

Good!

Kill him.

Kill him now.

I shouldn't.

Do it!

You did well, Anakin.

He was too dangerous
to be kept alive.

Yes, but he was a unarmed prisoner.

I shouldn't have done that.
It's not the Jedi way.

It is only natural.

He cut off your arm.

You wanted revenge.

It wasn't the first time, Anakin.

Remember you told me
about your mother...

and the sand people.

Now we must leave,

before more security droids arrive.

Anakin.

There's no time.

We must get off the ship
before it's too late.

He seems to be alright.

Leave him or we'll never make it.

His fate will be the same as ours.

Prepare for attack!

All batteries!

Fire, fire!

Elevator's not working.

R2, activate elevator.

3224.

Reverse stabilizers.

Reversing stabilizers.

Magnetize! Magnetize!

Fire the emergency booster engines!

We're leveling out, sir.

Easy!

We're in a bit of situation.

Did I miss something?

Hold on.

What is that?

R2. R2. Shut down the elevator.

Too late! Jump!

Let's see if we can find something

in the hangar bay that's still flyable.

R2, get down here.

R2, do you copy?

General, we found the Jedi.

They're in hallway 328.

Activate ray shields.

Ray shields.

Wait a minute.

How did this happen?
We're smarter than this.

Apparently not.

I say patience.

Patience.

Yes.

R2 we'll be out in a fewmoments
and then...

He'll release the ray shields.

See? No problem.

Don't move.

Do you have a plan B?

Yes.

The negotiator.

General Kenobi.

We been waiting for you.

Excuse me.

That wasn't much a rescue.

Your welcome.

And...

Anakin Skywalker.

I was expecting someone with
your reputation to be a little...

older.

General Grievous.

Your shorter than I expected.

Jedi scum.

We have a job to do, Anakin.

Try not to upset him.

Your lightsabers will make a fine
addition to my collection.

Not this time.

And this time, you won't escape.

R2!

Crush them!

Make them suffer!

Come! Now!

Stay at your stations!

Get him! Get him!

Run!

Don't bother with them.

Keep the ship in orbit.
Yes, sir.

You lose,

General Kenobi.

Get out of here! Run!

Time to abandon ship.

All the escape pods
have been launched.

Grievous.

Can you fly a cruiser like this?

You mean, do I know how to land
what's left of this thing?

Well.

Well, under the circumstances,

I'd say the ability to pilot
this thing is irrelevant.

Strap yourselves in.

Open all hatches.
Extend all flaps and drag fins.

We lost something.

Not to worry.

We are still flying half a ship.

Now, we're really picking up speed.

8 plus 60.

We're in the atmosphere.

Grab that. Keep us level.

Steady.

Easy, R2!

5000.

Fire ships on the left and the right.

We'll take you in.

Copy that.

Landing strip, straight ahead.

We're coming in too hot.

Another happy landing.

Are you coming, Master?

Oh, no.
I'm not brave enough for politics.

I have to report to the council.

Besides, someone needs
to be the poster boy.

Hold on.

This whole operation was your idea.

Let us not forget, Anakin,

that you rescued me
from the buzz droids.

And you killed Count Dooku,

and you rescued the Chancellor.

Carry me unconscious on your back.

All because of your training.

Anakin.

Let's be fair.
Today you were the hero.

And you deserve your glorious
day with the politicians.

Alright. But you owe me one.

And not for saving your
skin for the 10th time.

9th time.

That business
on Cato Neimoidia doesn't...

doesn't count.

I'll see you in briefing.

Chancellor Palpatine.

Are you alright?

Yes.

Thanks to your two Jedi knights.

They killed Count Dooku.

But, General Grievous
has escaped once again.

General Grievous will run and hide,

as he always does.

He's a coward.

But with Count Dooku dead,

he is the leader of the droid army.

And I assure you,

the senate will vote
to continue the war

as long as Grievous is alive.

Then the Jedi Council will make

finding Grievous our highest priority.

Watch it.
Excuse me.

Come along, R2.

The Republic cannot praise
you enough.

Thank you, Sentor Organa.

Well, it couldn't possibly
be as bad as all that.

Now there I agree with you.

In fact, I could do
with a tune-up myself.

But the fighting will continue until
General Grievous is...

spare parts.

Well, I will do everything...

I can in the senate.

Excuse me.
Certainly.

Oh, Anakin.

I've missed you, Padmé.

There were whispers...

that you'd been killed.

I'm alright.

It feels like we've been
apart for a lifetime.

And it might have been if the Chancellor
hadn't been kidnapped.

I don't think they would
have ever brought us back,

from the outer rim sieges.

Wait. Not here.
Yes, here.

I'm tired of all this deception.

I don't care if they know
we're married.

Anakin, don't say things like that.

Are you alright?

You're trembling.

What's going on?

Something wonderful has happened.

Ani.

I'm pregnant.

That's...

Well, that's...
That's wonderful.

What are we gonna do?

We're not gonna worry
about anything right now.

Alright?

This is a happy moment.

A happiest moment of my life.

Yes, Lord Sidious.

General Grievous.

I suggest you move the
separatist leaders to Mustafar.

It will be done, my lord.

The end of the war is near, General.

But the loss of Count Dooku.

His death was...

a necessary loss.

Soon I will have a new apprentice...

one far younger...

and more powerful.

Ani, I want to have our baby
back home on Naboo.

We can go to the lake country
where no one will know,

or we can be safe.

I can go early and fix up
the baby's room.

I know the perfect spot.

Right by the gardens.

You're so...

beautiful.

It's only because I'm so in love.

No.

No, It's because
I'm so in love with you.

So love has blinded you?

Well, that's not extactly what I meant.

That's probably true.

Anakin! Help me!

What's bothering you?

Nothing.

I remember when I gave this to you.

How long is it gonna take for us
to be honest with each other?

It was a dream.

Bad?

Like the ones I used
to have about my mother.

Just before she died.

And?

And, it was about you.

Tell me.

It was only a dream.

You died in childbirth.

And the baby.

I don't know.

It was only a dream.

I won't let this one become real.

This baby will change our lives.

I doubt the queen will continue
to allow me to serve in the senate.

And if the council discovers
you're the father,

you'll be expelled...
I know, I know.

Do you think,

Obi-Wan might be able to help us?

We don't need his help.

Our baby...

is a blessing.

Premonitions?

Premonitions.

These visions you have.

They're of pain...

suffering.

Death.

Yourself you speak of,

or someone you know?

Someone.

Close to you?

Yes.

Careful you must be,

when sensing the future, Anakin.

The fear of loss...

is a path to the dark side.

I won't let these visions
come true, Master Yoda.

Death is a natural part of life.

Rejoice for those around you,

who transform into the Force.

Mourn them, do not.

Miss them, do not.

Attachment leads to jealousy.

The shadow of greed, that is.

What must I do, Master Yoda?

Train yourself to let go,

of everything you fear to lose.

You've missed the
report on the outer rim sieges.

I'm sorry, I was held up.

I have no excuse.

In short.

They are going very well.

Saleucami has fallen,

and Master Vos has moved
his troops to Boz Pity.

What's wrong, then?

The senate is expected
to vote more executive powers,

to the Chancellor today.

Well, that can only mean less
deliberating and more action.

Is that bad?

It'll make it easier for us
to end this war.

Be cafeful for you friend, Palpatine.

Be careful of what?

He has requested your presence.

What for?

He would not say.

He didn't inform the council?

That's unusual, isn't it?

All of this is unusual.

And it's making me feel uneasy.

I hope you trust me, Anakin.

Of course.

I need your help, son.

What do you mean?

I'm depending on you.

For what?
I don't understand.

To be the eyes,

ears and voice,

of the Republic.

Anakin.

I'm appointing you to be my personal

representative on the Jedi Council.

Me?

A master?

I'm overwhelmed, sir.

But the council elects
its own members.

They'll never accept this.

I think they will.

They need you.

More than you know.

Allow this appointment lightly.

The council does not.

Disturbing is this move,
by Chancellor Palpatine.

I understand.

Your on this council.

But we do not grant you
the rank of master.

What?

How can you do this?

This is outrageous.

It's unfair.

How can you be on the council,

and not be a master?

Take a seat...

Young Skywalker.

Forgive me, Master.

We have surveyed all systems,

in the Republic,

but have found no sign
of General Grievous.

Hiding in the outer rim,

Grievous is.

The outlying systems you must sweep.

We do not have many ships to spare.

What about the droid
attack on the Wookiees?

It is critical we send an attack group
there immediately.

He's right.

It's a system we cannot afford to lose.

Go, I will.

Good relations with the Wookiees,
I have.

It's settled in.

Yoda will take a battalion of clones,

to reinforce the Wookiees on Kashyyyk.

May the Force be with us all.

What kind of nonsense this is?

Put me on the council and
not make me a master?

It's never been done in
the history of the Jedi.

It's insulting.

Calm down, Anakin.

You have been given a great honor.

To be on the council at your age,

it's never happened before.

The fact of the matter is you are
too close to the Chancellor.

The council doesn't like it when
he interferes in Jedi affairs.

I swear to you,

I didn't ask to be put on the council.

But it's what you wanted.

Your friendship with Chancellor Palpatine
seems to have paid off.

That has nothing to do with this.

The only reason the council
has approved your appointment,

is because the Chancellor trusts you.

And?

Anakin, I am on your side.

I didn't want to put you in this situation.

What situation?

The council wants you to report

on all the Chancellor's dealings.

They want to know what he's up to.

They want me to spy
on the Chancellor.

But that's treason.

We are at war, Anakin.

Why didn't the council give me
this assignment when we were in session?

This assignment does
not to be on record.

The Chancellor is not
a bad man, Obi-Wan.

He befriended me.

He's watched out for me
ever since I arrived here.

That is why you must help us.

Anakin.

Our allegiance is to the senate,

not to its leader,

who has managed to stay in office,

long after his term has expired.

The senate demanded
that he stay longer.

Yes, but use your feelings, Anakin.

Something is out of place.

You're asking me to do
something against the Jedi code...

against the Republic,

against a mentor and a friend.

That was out of place here.

Why are you asking this of me?

The council is asking you.

Anakin did not take to his new,

assignment with much enthusiasm.

It's very dangerous
putting them together.

I don't think the boy could handle it.

I don't trust him.

With all due respect Master,

is he not the chosen one?

Is he not to destroy the Sith,

and bring balance to the Force?

So the prophecy says.

A prophecy...

that misread...

could have been.

He will not let me down.

He never has.

I hope right you are.

Sometimes I wonder what's
happening to the Jedi order.

I think this war is destroying
the principles of the Republic.

Have you ever considered that
we may be on the wrong side?

What do you mean?

What if the democracy we thought,

we were serving no longer exists.

And the Republic has become
the very evil,

we've been fighting to destroy?

I don't believe that.

And you're sounding like a separatist.

This war represents
a failure to listen.

Now you're closer to the
Chancellor than anyone, please,

ask him to stop the fighting
and let diplomacy resume.

Don't ask me to do that.

Make a motion in the senate,

where that kind of a request belongs.

What is it?

Nothing.

Don't do this.

Don't shut me out.
Let me help you.

Hold me.

Like you did by the lake on Naboo.

So long ago, when there
was nothing but our love.

No politics,

no plotting, no war.

You wanted to see me, Chancellor.

Yes, Anakin.

Come closer.

I have good news.

Our clone intelligence units,

have discovered the location
of General Grievous.

He's hiding...

in the Utapau system.

At last.

We'll be able to capture that
monster and end this war.

I would worry about
the collective wisdow

of the council if it didn't select
you for this assignment.

You're the best choice...

by far.

Sit down.

Leave us.

Anakin.

You know I'm not able to rely...

on the Jedi Council.

If they haven't included you in their plot,

they soon will.

I'm not sure I understand.

You must sense what
I have come to suspect.

The Jedi Council
want control of the Republic.

They're planing to betray me.

I don't think...
Anakin.

Search your feelings.

You know?

Don't you?

I know they don't trust you.

Or the senate.

Or the Republic.

Or democracy for that matter.

I have to admit...

my trust in them has been shaken.

Why?

They asked you to do something,

that made you feel dishonest,
didn't they?

They asked you to spy on me,
didn't they?

I don't...

I don't know what to say.

Remember back
to your early teachings.

All who gain power...

are afraid to lose it.

Even the Jedi.

The Jedi use their power for good.

Good is a point of view, Anakin.

The Sith and the Jedi,

are similar in almost every way...

including their quest
for greater power.

The Sith rely on their
passion for their strength.

They think inwards only
about themselves.

And the Jedi don't.

The Jedi are selfless.

They only care about others.

Did you ever hear,

the tragedy of Darth Plagueis
the Wise?

No.

I thought not.

It's not a story the Jedi would tell you.

It's a Sith legend.

Darth Plagueis...

was a dark lord of the Sith,

so powerful and so wise,

he could use the Force,

to influence the midi-chlorians...

to create...

life.

He had such a knowledge
of the dark side,

he could even,

keep the ones he cared about...

from dying.

He could actually...

save people from death?

The dark side of the Force,

is the path way to many abilities,

some consider to be unnatural.

What happened to him?

He became so powerful,

the only thing he was afraid of was...

losing his power.

Which eventually, of course, he did.

Unfortunately...

he taught his apprentice,

everything he knew.

Then his apprentice
killed him in his sleep.

It's ironic.

He could save others from death...

but not himself.

Is it possible to learn this power?

Not from a Jedi.

All Red units, over here!

Let's go, let's go, let's go!

Palpatine thinks General Grievous
is on Utapau?

A partial message was
intercepted in a diplomatic packet,

from the chairman of Utapau.

Act on this we must.

The capture of General Grievous,

will end this war.

Quickly and decisively,

we should proceed.

The Chancellor has requested,

that I lead the campaign.

The council will make up
its own mind who is to go,

not the Chancellor.

A master is needed,

with more experience.

I concur.

Master Kenobi should go.

I agree.

Aye.
Aye.

Very well.
Council adjourned.

The droids have started up
their main power generators.

Then now the time is,

Commander.

Yes, sir.

Charge!

Head for cover!

Your gonna need me
on this one, Master.

Oh, I agree.

However, it may turn out just
to be a wild bantha chase.

Master.

I disappointed you.

I haven't been very
appreciative of your training.

I've been arrogant,

and I apologize.

I've just been so frustrated
with the council.

You are strong and wise, Anakin,

and I am very proud of you.

I have trained you since
you were a small boy.

I have taught you everything I know.

And you have become
a far greater Jedi

than I could ever hope to be.

But be patient, Anakin.

It will not be long before the
council makes you a Jedi master.

Obi-Wan.

May the Force be with you.

Goodbye, old friend.

May the Force be with you.

Fortunately, most of the cities,

are concentrated on
this small continent here.

On the far side.

I'll keep them distracted
until you get there.

Just don't take too long.

Come on.
When have I ever let you down?

Very well.

The burden is on me not to destroy,

all the droids until you arrive.

Save your energy.

I can't.

Don't give up, Padmé.

Obi-Wan's been here, hasn't he?

He came by this morning.

What did he want?

He's worried about you.

He says you've been
under a lot of stress.

I feel lost.

Lost?

What do you mean?

Obi-Wan and the council
don't trust me.

They trust you with their lives.

Something's happening.

I'm not the Jedi I should be.

I want more.

That I know I shouldn't.

You expect too much of yourself.

I found a way to save you.

Save me?

From my nightmares.

Is that what's bothering you?

I won't lose you, Padmé.

I'm not gonna die in childbirth, Ani.

I promise you.

No, I promise you.

Greetings, young Jedi.

What brings you
to our remote sanctuary?

Unfortunately, the war.

There's no war here.

Unless you brought it with you.

With your kind permission,

I should like some fuel...

and to use your city as a base
as I search nearby systems...

for General Grievous.

He is here.

We are being held hostage.

They are watching us.

I understand.

Tenth level,

thousands of battle droids.

Tell your people to take shelter.

If you have warriors,

now is the time.

Take the fighter back to the ship.

Tell Cody...

I've made contact.

Is he bringing additional warriors?

He didn't say.

It won't be long,

before the armies of the Republic,

track us here.

I am sending you,

to the Mustafar system,

in the outer rim.

It is the volcanic planet.

You will be safe there.

Safe?

Chancellor Palpatine managed,

to escape your grip, General.

Without Count Dooku,

I have doubts about your
ability to keep us safe.

Be thankful, Viceroy.

You have not found yourself
in my grip.

Your ship is waiting.

Hello there.

General Kenobi.

You are a bold one.

Kill him.

Back away!

I will deal with this Jedi slime,

myself.

Your move.

You fool!

I been trained in you Jedi arts...

by Count Dooku.

Attack.

Kenobi!

Go, go, go, go!

Move it! Move it!

Everybody out.

Let's go, let's go, let's go.

Cover yourself. Come on.

Move it! Move it!

Come on, move!
Come on, everybody!

Army or not.

You must realize.

You are doomed.

Oh, I don't think so.

Cover that corner.

Master Windu,

may I interrupt?

General Kenobi has made contact
with General Grievous,

and we have begun our attack.

Thank you, Commander.

Anakin,

deliver this report to the Chancellor.

His reaction will give us
a clue to his intentions.

Yes, Master.

I sense a plot to destroy the Jedi.

The dark side of the Force
surrounds the Chancellor.

If he does not give up
his emergency powers,

after the destruction of Grievous,

then he should be
removed from office.

The Jedi Council would have
to take control of the senate,

in order to secure a peaceful transition.

To a dark place this line
of thought will carry us.

Great care we must take.

Chancellor.

We've just received a report
from Master Kenobi.

He has engaged General Grievous.

We can only hope that Master
Kenobi is up to the challenge.

I should be there with him.

It's upsetting to me to see,

that the council doesn't seem
to fully appreciate your talents.

Don't you wonder...

why they won't make you
a Jedi master?

I wish I knew.

More and more I get the feeling that...

I'm being excluded from the council.

I know there are things about,

the Force that they're not telling me.

They don't trust you, Anakin.

They see your future.

They know your power will be
too strong to control.

You must break through
the fog of lies...

the Jedi have created around you.

Let me help you to know...

the subtleties of the Force.

How do you know
the ways of the Force?

My mentor taught me everything
about the Force.

Even the nature of the dark side.

You know the dark side?

Anakin.

If one is to understand
the great mystery,

one must study all its aspects,

not just the dogmatic
narrow view of the Jedi.

If you wish to become a complete,

and wise leader you must embrace...

a larger view of the Force.

Be careful of the Jedi, Anakin.

Only through me
can you achieve a power,

greater than any Jedi.

Learn to know the dark side
of the force,

and you'll be able to save your wife...

from certain death.

What did you say?

Use my knowledge,

I beg you.

Your the Sith lord.

I know what's been troubling you.

Listen to me.

Don't continue to be a pawn
of the Jedi Council.

Ever since I've known you
you've been searching for a life...

greater than that of an ordinary Jedi.

A life of significance...

of conscience.

Are you going to kill me?

I would certainly like to.

I know you would.

I can feel your anger.

It gives you focus...

makes you stronger.

I'm going to turn you
over to the Jedi Council.

Of course. You should.

But you're not sure of
their intentions, are you?

I will quickly discover
the truth of all this.

You have great wisdom, Anakin.

Know the power of the dark side.

Power to save Padmé.

So uncivilized.

Master Windu.

I must talk to you.

Skywalker.

We just received word that Obi-Wan
has destroyed General Grievous.

We're on our way to make
sure the Chancellor returns

emergency power back
to the senate.

He won't give up his power.

I've just learned a terrible truth.

I think Chancellor
Palpatine is a Sith lord.

A Sith lord?

Yes. The one we've been looking for.

How do you know this?

He knows the ways of the Force.

He's been trained to use the dark side.

Are you sure?

Absolutely.

Then our worst fears
have been realized.

We must move quickly
if the Jedi order is to survive.

Master, the Chancellor
is very powerful.

You'll need my help if
you're going to arrest him.

For your own good,
stay out of this affair.

I sense a great deal of confusion
in you, young Skywalker.

There is much fear that
clouds your judgment.

I must go, Master.

No.

If what you've told me is true,

you will have gained my trust.

But for now, remain here.

Wait in the council chambers
until we return.

Yes, Master.

You do know, don't you,

if the Jedi destroy me,

any chance of saving
her will be lost.

Master Windu.

I take it General Grievous
is been destroyed then.

I must say you're here
sooner than expected.

In the name of the Galactic
Senate of the Republic.

Your under arrest, Chancellor.

Are you threatening me, Master Jedi?

The senate will decide your fate.

I am the senate.

Not yet.

It's treason...

then.

You are under arrest my lord.

Anakin.

I told you it would come to this.

I was right.

The Jedi are taking over!

The impression of the Sith
will never return.

You have lost.

No.

No, no!

You will die!

He's a traitor!

He is the traitor!

I have the power
to save the ones you love.

You must choose!

Don't listen to him, Anakin!

Don't let it kill me.

I can't hold on any longer!

I can't.

I'm weak.

I'm...

I'm too weak.

Anakin!

Help me!

Help me!

I can't hold on any longer.

I am going to end this once and for all.

You can't.

He must stand trial.

He has control of the senate
and the courts!

He's too dangerous to be left alive!

I'm too weak.

Oh, don't kill me.

Please.

It's not the Jedi way!

He must live!

Please don't!

I need him!

Please don't!

No!

Power!

Unlimited...

power!

What have I done?

You're fulfilling your destiny, Anakin.

Become my apprentice.

Learn to use the dark side of the Force.

I will do whatever you...

ask.

Good.

Just help me save Padmé's life.

I can't live without her.

To cheat death...

is a power only one has achieved,

but if we work together...

I know we can discover the secret.

I pledge myself...

to your teachings.

Good.

Good.

The force is strong with you.

A powerful Sith you will become.

Henceforth.

You should be known has...

Darth...

Vader.

Thank you,

my master.

Rise.

Because the council did not trust
you my young apprentice,

I believe you are the only Jedi

with no knowledge of this plot.

When the Jedi learn what
has transpired here,

they will kill us,

along with all the senators.

I agree.

The council's next move...

will be against the senate.

Every single Jedi...

including your friend...

Obi-Wan Kenobi,

is now an enemy of the Republic.

I understand, Master.

We must move quickly.

The Jedi are relentless.

If they are not all destroyed,

it will be civil war without end.

First...

I want you to go to the Jedi temple.

We will catch them off-balance.

Do what must be done Lord Vader.

Do not hesitate.

Show no mercy.

Only then,

when you'll be strong enough...

with the dark side to save Padmé.

What about the other Jedi,

spread across the galaxy?

Their betrayal will be dealt with.

After you have killed

all the Jedi in the temple,

go the Mustafar system.

Wipeout...

Viceroy,

Gunray,

and the other separatist leaders.

Once more the Sith will rule the galaxy!

And...

we shall have...

peace.

Sergeant, over here!

Hurry! Follow them!

All Red units, let's move it!

Commander, contact your troops.

Tell them to move to the higher levels.

Very good, sir.

Oh, by the way,
I think you'll be needing this.

Thank you, Cody.
Now let's get a move on.

We've got a battle to win here.

Yes, sir.

Commander Cody.

The time has come.

Execute order 66.

Yes, my lord.

Blast him!

Come on!

Execute order 66.

It will be done, my lord.

It will be done, my lord.

Master Skywalker.

There too many of them.

What are we going to do?

The Chancellor's office indicated,

Master Anakin returned...

to the Jedi temple.

Don't worry.

I'm sure he'll be alright.

What's going on here?

There's been a rebellion, sir.

Don't worry.
The situation is under control.

I'm sorry, sir.

It's time for you to leave.

And so it is.

Get him!

No!

Don't worry about him.
Let him go.

All these Wookies are dead.

Move to the east.

Yes, sir.

Good-bye, Tarfful.

Good-bye, Chewbacca.

Miss you, I will.

Hopefully we'll be able to intercept
a few Jedi,

before they walk into this catastrophe.

Did you find Kenobi?

Sir, no one could have
survived that fall.

Start loading your men on the ships.

Move it!

Emergency code 913.

I have no contact on any frequency.

Master Kenobi.

Repeat.
Master Kenobi.

Senator Organa.

My clone troops turned on me.
I need help.

We have just rescued Master Yoda.

It appears this ambush
has happened everywhere.

We're sending you our coordinates.

Hush! Not so loud.

Are you alright?

I heard there was an
attack on the Jedi temple.

You could see the smoke from here.

I'm fine, I'm fine.

I came to see if you
and the baby are safe.

What's happening?

The Jedi have tried
to overthrow the Republic.

I can't believe that.

I saw Master Windu attempt to
assassinate the Chancellor myself.

Oh, Anakin.

What are you gonna do?

I will not betray the Republic.

My loyalties lie with the Chancellor,

and with the senate,

and with you.

What about Obi-Wan?

I don't know.

Many Jedi have been killed.

We can only hope that he's
remained loyal to the Chancellor.

Anakin, I'm afraid.

Have faith in my love.

Everything will soon be set right.

The Chancellor has given me
a very important mission.

The separatists have gathered
on the Mustafar system.

I'm going there to end this war.

Wait for me until I return.

Things will be different.
I promise.

Please, wait for me.

Well, he is under a lot of stress, R2.

Take care, my little friend.

Oh, my lady,

is there anything I might do?

No, thank you, 3PO.

I feel so...

helpless.

How many other Jedi have
managed to survive?

Heard from no one have we.

I saw thousands of troops
attack the Jedi temple.

That's why I went looking for Yoda.

Have we had any contact
from the temple?

Received a coded retreat
message we have.

It requests all Jedi
to return to the temple.

It says the war is over.

Well, then we must go back.

If there are any stragglers, they
will fall into the trap and be killed.

Suggest dismantling
the coded signal, do you?

Yes, Master.
There is too much at stake.

I agree.

And a little more knowledge
might light our way.

The plan has gone as you
had promised, my lord.

You have done well Viceroy.

When my new apprentice

Darth Vader arrives,

he will take care of you.

We're receiving a message
from the Chancellor's office, sir.

Send it through.
Yes, sir.

Senator Organa.

The supreme Chancellor
requests your presence,

at a special session of Congress.

I will be there.

He'll be expecting you.

Could be a trap.

I don't think so.

The Chancellor will not be able to control,

the thousands of star systems,

without keeping the senate intact.

If a special session
of Congress there is,

easier for us to enter
the Jedi temple it will be.

R2, stay with the ship.

Welcome, Lord Vader.

We've been expecting you.

And the Jedi rebellion

has been foiled.

What's happened?

The Chancellor's been elaborating
on a plot by the Jedi,

to overthrow the senate.

And the remaining Jedi will be
hunted down and defeated!

Not even the younglings survived.

Killed not by clones,

this...

Padawan.

By a lightsaber he was.

Who?

Who could have done this?

The attempt on my life,

has left me scarred,

and deformed.

But I assure you.

My resolve has never
been stronger!

Stop!

No!

In order to ensure the security,

and continuing stability,

the Republic,

will be reorganized...

into the first...

Galactic Empire!

For a safe...

and secure...

society!

So, this is how liberty dies.

With thunderous applause.

The war is over.

Lord Sidious...

promised us peace.

We only want...

I have recalibrated the code,

warning all surviving
Jedi to stay away.

For the clones,

to discover the recalibration,

a long time it will take.

Wait. Master.

There is something I must know.

If into the security
recordings you go,

only pain will you find.

I must know the truth, Master.

It can't be.

It can't be.

You have done well
my new apprentice.

Now Lord Vader.

Go and bring peace to the empire.

I can't watch anymore.

Destory the Sith,

we must.

Send me to kill the Emperor.

I will not kill Anakin.

To fight this Lord Sidious,

strong enough, you are not.

He is like my brother.

I cannot do it.

Twisted by the dark side...

young Skywalker has become.

The boy you trained,

gone he is.

Consumed,

by Darth Vader.

I do not know where
the Emperor has sent him.

I don't know where to look.

Use your feelings, Obi-Wan.

And find him you will.

When was the last time you saw him?

Yesterday.

And do you know where he is now?

No.

Padmé.

I need your help.

He's in grave danger.

From the Sith?

From himself.

Padmé.

Anakin has turned to the dark side.

You're wrong.

How could you even say that?

I've seen...

a secruity hologram...

of him...

killing younglings.

Not Anakin.

He couldn't.

He was deceived by a lie.

We all were.

It appears that the Chancellor

is behind everything, including the war.

Palpatine is the Sith lord
we've been looking for.

After the death of Count Dooku,

Anakin became his new apprentice.

I don't believe you!

I can't.

Padmé.

I must find him.

You're going to kill him, aren't you?

He has become a
very great threat.

I can't.

Anakin is the father, isn't he?

I'm so sorry.

Milady, let me come with you.

There's no danger.

The fighting's over.

And this is personal.

As you wish, milady,

but I strongly disagree.

I'll be alright, Captain.

This is something I must do myself.

Besides, 3PO will look after me.

Oh, dear.

Do you know?

I think I'm beginning to get
the hang of this flying business.

The separatists have been
taken care of, my master.

It is finished, then.

You have restored,

peace and justice to the galaxy.

Send a message,

to the ships of the Trade Federation.

All droid units must shut down,

immediately.

Very good, my lord.

I saw your ship.

What are you doing out here?

I was so worried about you.

Obi-Wan...

told me terrible things.

What things?

He said...

you've turned to the dark side.

That you...

killed younglings.

Obi-Wan is trying to
turn you against me.

He cares about us.

Us?

He knows.

He wants to help you.

Anakin...

all I want is your love.

Love won't save you, Padmé.

Only my new powers can do that.

At what cost?

You're a good person.
Don't do this.

I won't lose you the way
I lost my mother.

I am becoming more powerful

than any Jedi has ever dreamed of.

And I'm doing it for you.

To protect you.

Come away with me.

Help me raise our child.

Leave everything else
behind while we still can.

Don't you see?

We don't have to run away anymore.

I've brought peace to the Republic.

I am more powerful
than the Chancellor.

II can overthrow him.

And together, you and I
can rule the galaxy,

make things the way
we want them to be.

I don't believe what I'm hearing.

Obi-Wan was right.

You've changed.

I don't want to hear any more
about Obi-Wan.

The Jedi turned against me.

Don't you turn against me.

I don't know anymore.

Anakin!

You're breaking my heart!

You're going down a path
I can't follow.

Because of Obi-Wan?

Because of what you've done.

What you plan to do.

Stop!

Stop now! Come back!

I love you.

Liar!

No!

You're with him!

You brought him here to kill me.

No!

Let her go, Anakin!

Anakin.

Let her go!

You turn her againest me!

You have done that yourself.

You will not take her from me!

Your anger and your lust
for power have already done that.

You have allowed this,

dark lord to twist your mind
until now...

until now you have become the
very thing you swore to destroy.

Don't leture me, Obi-Wan.

I see through the lies of the Jedi.

I do not fear the dark side as you do.

I have brought peace,

freedom, justice,

and security to my new empire!

Your new empire?

Don't make me kill you!

Anakin, my allegiance is
to the Republic, to democracy!

If you're not with me...

then you're my enemy.

Only a Sith deals an absolutes.

I will do what I must.

You will try.

I hear a new apprentice
you have, Emperor.

Or should I call you Darth Sidious?

Master Yoda.

You survived.

Surprised?

Your arrogance blinds you Master Yoda.

Now you will experience,

the full power of the dark side.

I have waited a long time,

for this moment.

My little green friend.

At last, the Jedi are no more.

Not if anything to say about it.

I have!

At an end your rule is.

And not short enough it was.

If so powerful you are...

why leave?

You will not stop me.

Darth Vader will become more,

powerful than either of us.

Faith in your new apprentice...

misplaced may be.

As is your faith
in the dark side of the Force.

Hurry.

Careful timing we will need.

Activate your homing beacon
when you're ready.

There's no sign of his body, sir.

Then he's not dead.

Double your search.

Yes, sir. Right away, sir.

Tell Captain Kagi
to prepare my shuttle,

for immediate take off.

Yes, Master.

I sense Lord Vader is in danger.

Into exile...

I must go.

Failed I have.

I have failed you, Anakin.

I have failed you.

I should have know the Jedi
were plotting to take over.

Anakin, Chancellor
Palpatine is evil!

From my point of view,
the Jedi are evil!

Well, then you are lost!

This is the end for you
my master.

It's over, Anakin!

I have the high ground!

You underestimate my power!

Don't try it.

You we're the chosen one!

It was said that you would destroy
the Sith, not join them!

Bring balance to the force!

Not leaving it in darkness!

I hate you!

You were my brother, Anakin.

I loved you.

Master Kenobi.

We have Miss Padmé on board.

Yes. Please, please hurry.

We should leave this dreadful place.

Obi-Wan.

Is Anakin alright?

Your Majesty, this way!

There he is.

He's still alive.

Get a medical capsule immediately.

Yes, sir. Right away.

Excuse me, Master Yoda.

Obi-Wan Kenobi has made contact.

We'll take her to the medical center.
Quickly!

Medically, she's completely healthy.

For reasons we can't explain...

we are losing her.

She's dying?

We don't know why.

She has lost the will to live.

We need to operate quickly
if we are to save the babies.

Babies?

She's carrying twins.

Ee-see-tah oy-doh.

Luke.

Oh, Luke.

Boo-bah,

boo-bah.

Boo-bah.

Ee-see-tah oy-doh.

It's a girl.

Leia.

Obi-Wan?

There's good in him.

I know.

I know there is...

Still...

Lord Vader.

Can you hear me?

Yes, Master.

Where is Padmé?

Is she safe?

Is she alright?

It seems in your anger,

you killed her.

I?

I couldn't have.

She was alive!

I felt it!

No!

Hidden, safe,

the children must be kept.

We must take them
somewhere where the Sith,

will not sense their presence.

Split up they should be.

My wife and I will take the girl.

We've always talked of
adopting a baby girl.

She will be loved with us.

And what of the boy?

To Tatooine.

To his family sent him.

I will take the child and watch over him.

Until the time is right...

disappear we will.

Master Kenobi.

Wait a moment.

In your solitude on Tatooine...

training I have for you.

Training?

An old friend has learned the path...

to immortality.

One who has returned from
the netherworld of the Force.

Your old master.

Qui-Gon?

How to commune with him,

I will teach you.

Captain Antilles.

Yes, Your Highness?

I'm placing these droids in your care.

Treat them well. Clean them up.

Have the protocol droid's mind wiped.

What?

Oh, no.

By LESAIGNEUR
Sync & corrections December 2019