In Legends the clones had free will, because they weren't brainwashed but indoctrinated. (take the people of North Korea as a real life example, they have free will seeing they aren't mind controlled but they are thought to obey and don't know how not to.)
From birth they were trained to be one cohesive unit and fully dependent on a command structure. So if ...
He owes him for 'taking the hit', e.g. spending a very long and boring afternoon with the politicians (as they heap praise on him and make endless dull speeches) while Obi-Wan gets to do something useful, heading off to debrief the Jedi Council and work on their next mission.
“This whole operation was your idea,” Anakin said to Obi-Wan. “You
planned it. You ...
Per the Revenge of the Sith script:
["DARTH SIDIOUS flies through the air, cape flapping, heading toward
the exit. At the last second, YODA flies into the exit and stops the
Dark Lord]. YODA: (continuing) If so powerful you are, why leave?? -
Right before Yoda says that, Palpatine jumps for the door, and Yoda jumps to block his exit.
Palpatine was starting a process to turn the Republic that has stood for thousands of years in to an Empire. Even a Sith as powerful as him could not do it by himself, he needed support from the leaders of the individual worlds to help him maintain control. If he were to start killing them, even one, it might make the others rethink their stance and not ...
This boils down to the basic philosophy difference between the Jedi and the Sith.
The Sith (correctly) believe that emotions give them more (raw)power in the force, but due to lack of control of their emotions (and by extension their power) they can't use their full power.
The Jedi on the other hand avoid emotion and focus completely on discipline. To them ...