Princess Leia - Wikipedia
It also featured the second lightsaber duel of erstwhile Jedi Master and apprentice Obi-Wan and Darth Vader , in which Kenobi sacrificed himself and became one with the Force. In order to destroy the ultimate weapon of the Empire , the Death Star , the Alliance to Restore the Republic , launched Operation Skyhook , an operation to steal the plans of the Imperial battle station to find out its weakness and to ultimately destroy it. Princess Leia Organa gained possession of the stolen schematics and was forced to flee to the desert planet of Tatooine on-board her diplomatic ship, the Tantive IV , pursued by the Imperial I -class Star Destroyer Devastator. When her ship was boarded by Imperial stormtroopers and the Sith Lord Darth Vader , Organa stored the plans into the memory of the astromech droid R2-D2.
Rescue of Princess Leia
In , a tiny little film called Star Wars: A New Hope hit theaters and took an unsuspecting world by storm. It changed the movie landscape forever and gave us a cast of characters that are to this day spoken of on a first name basis in homes around the world:
Princess Leia is laying it down, laying down the smack. What makes Princess Leia unique as a character is that nearly every single other character that interacts with Vader, for example Admiral Motti, played by the late Richard LeParmentier, is afraid of, even terrified of Vader. When you watch that scene as a kid you get a very healthy idea that Darth Vader is not a guy you want to mess with. And you know what? Think about it.