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Did Obi-Wan ever lie to Luke? [duplicate]

In Ernest Cline's book 'Armada', the protagonist calls Obi-Wan a 'bold faced liar', referencing Obi-Wan's time on Tatooine watching over Luke as he grew up, and the training that Obi-Wan provided Luke ...
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Why did the Death Star not target this location at the end of “Rogue One?”

During Rogue One, we saw that the Death Star was able to aim and directly target So why, an the end of the movie, did they not
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Did Luke Skywalker ever refer to Obi-Wan as “Uncle Ben?”

Until recently, the Wikipedia article for Peter Parker's Uncle Ben said this at the top: As far as I can remember, Luke never refers to Obi-Wan as "Uncle Ben" in any of the films, or any of the EU ...
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Why did Obi Wan tell Luke his father wanted him to have his lightsaber?

In Star Wars, Obi-Wan Kenobi makes a comment about Anakin's lightsaber that seems completely contradictory with the prequels. BEN: I have something here for you. Your ...
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Which predictions of the Force Awakens: Darths & Droids Bingo were correct?

The team of the Darths & Droids screencap webcomic have produced The Force Awakens Bingo, which contains predictions about Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Are you seeing The Force Awakens soon? ...
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What did Aragorn do with his sword between the battles of Pelennor Fields and Morannon?

After the Battle of the Pelennor Fields, Aragorn draws his sword Andúril and says: "You shall not be sheathed again until the last battle is fought." The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King,...
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Why was Mos Eisley spaceport the most wretched hive of scum and villainy?

Obi-Wan Kenobi: "Mos Eisley Spaceport. You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. We must be cautious." Obi-Wan has been all over the galaxy and seen many more wretched hives of ...
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How many times has Dumbledore outright lied to Harry (or anyone)?

As we are on the subject of lies in Harry Potter, We know that Albus and Aberforth grew up with lies and deceit, and Albus was a natural. In the last book Aberforth also asks Harry whether ...
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Did Obi Wan know it was Luke’s sister in the hologram R2-D2 showed?

In the “Help me, Obi Wan Kenobi, you’re my only hope” hologram, when Obi-Wan first saw it, did he know that it was Luke’s sister?
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Why didn't Obi-Wan tell the truth to Anakin on Mustafar?

In Star Wars Episode III, before the battle on Mustafar, why didn't Obi-Wan admit to Anakin that it was his idea to hide in Padmé's ship to find him? His hate towards her would at least be forgiven, ...
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Is there any evidence to suggest that Aunt Beru and Uncle Owen were killed by Boba Fett and not the Storm Troopers?

There's a fan theory that it was possibly Boba Fett who killed Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru in A New Hope, instead of Storm Troopers, as Obi-Wan thought). This is a big jump (that Obi Wan was wrong) — ...
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Was Obi-Wan speaking the truth when he said “I'm too old for this”?

In ANH, Obi-Wan told Luke that he was "too old for this" when Leia pleaded for him to aid the Rebellion and bring the Death Star plans to Bail Organa in ALderaan. Obi-Wan always planned to train Luke ...
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How many of Bartimaeus' anecdotes and name drops are accurate?

Bartimaeus often boasts about his previous epic feats. Ran with buffalo fathers, rebuilt walls of Karnak, Prague et cetera. How many of these boasts do we have evidence for?
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How many times was C-3PO less than honest with Luke?

Related to this question: How many times was Obi-Wan less than honest with Luke? In A New Hope, when Luke asks 3PO to tell him about the rebellion, the droid replies: I'm not very good at telling ...
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“Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi” — how does Leia know who Obi-Wan is? [duplicate]

So, in the opening scenes of A New Hope Princess Leia leaves a message for Obi-Wan Kenobi, asking her trusty plot-exposition droids to deliver it to an old recluse on a distant planet. It is, at ...