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Darth Vader and SonDarth Vader and Son
Star Wars Chronicle Series
By Jeffrey Brown
Release date: May 4, 2012

If you’re a Star Wars fan, chances are you’re intrigued by the dynamic between the evil Darth Vader and his estranged Jedi Knight son Luke Skywalker. Once Luke learns of his paternity, of course, he’s shocked and left in disbelief. After he comes to terms with the news, Luke wants to “save” his father from the Dark Side.

But what if Darth Vader hadn’t been separated from his son at birth and he actually was able to take part in raising the young Skywalker? That’s the journey Darth Vader and Son, a new hardcover picture book in the Star Wars Chronicle series, takes us on. And what a sweet one it is.

In Darth Vader and Son, author/illustrator Jeffrey Brown shows us the Dark Lord of the Sith as a loving father, spending time with his 4-year-old Luke, indulging the boy with ice cream treats, giving him piggyback rides, teaching him to ride a bicycle, and training him in the ways of the Force. The black-clad helmeted Vader is a proud father — he even brags when young Luke earns his medal! — and while they do have a lot of fun together, playing in the sand and taking trips to the zoo, Vader is not above reprimanding his little son, threatening Luke with a time-out when he refuses to pick up his toys.

You won’t find a more adorable Star Wars book this year than Darth Vader and Son. Seriously. It’s a must-have for Star Wars fans of all ages, as it’s not only insanely cute, it’s quite humorous, too. Every fan will get the jokes and lots of other characters from the films appear as well. It’s 64 pages of full-color cartoon-style illustrations that look great and the heart-warming scenarios of Vader taking care of little Luke, being proud of his son’s accomplishments, and watching out for the boy when he gets stuck in the trash compactor will leave you misty-eyed. Seeing all these father and son bonding moments in this book will make you wish this was actually the real family history of Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker.

Check out the preview pages from the book here below.


Darth Vader and Son

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