The Real Reason Why Vader Protected Sidious from Luke’s Attack in Episode 6

The Real Reason Why Vader Protected Sidious from Luke’s Attack in Episode 6

The Non-Canon Expert looks at the motivations that drove Darth Vader to protect his Master Darth Sidious against the incoming lightsaber attack from Luke Skywalker in Return of the Jedi, explaining how Vader’s reasons are very different from what they appear to be in the film alone. This is a Legends story for Darth Vader with information found primarily in the Legends novels “Star Wars: The Rise and Fall of Darth Vader” and the Return of the Jedi novelization.