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The inquisitive sci-fi fan asked George Lucas why Jedi's can't marry and amazingly the director was happy to write back...
Let's just say that if a Jedi were to marry a Sith, their Facebook status would be "its complicated".
At least that's what we gathered from director George Lucas' reply to a 7-year-old who couldn't bear
are the thought of a life without marriage and demanded that Jedi's have the right to a happy relationship.
In the popular sci-fi franchise, Jedi's do not marry to avoid attachment with Anakin Skywalker’s marriage to Amidala ultimately leading him to become Darth Vader.
Gutted at the prospect of risking the dark side or staying single forever, young Jedi Colin decided to drop the writer a line and demanded some answers!
In a hand written letter, the inquisitive child writes:
Credit: Geek Dad
Understanding the child's dilemma, the director wrote back with some valuable information, and relationship wisdom that most of us could do with!
"To be a Jedi is to truly know the value of friendship, of compassion, and of loyalty, and these are values important in a marriage," he writes. "The Sith think inward, only of themselves. When you find someone that you can connect to in a selfless way, then you are on the path of the light, and the dark side will not take hold of you. With this goodness in your heart, you can be married."
Who knew George Lucas made the perfect marriage counsellor?