Owen Lars (3)Full unit name: Lars, Owen
Last updated: 14.02.2023 0:14:33
Version: 7.07.002.2023.02.03
Basic info
First appearance: A New Hope
A New Hope
(MOVIE)
Species: Human
Gender: Male
Was killed by: Desert Sands
Desert Sands
Organization
Galactic Empire Military
(The Hunt for the Droids
The Hunt for the Droids
Event
Galactic Civil War
)
Events: Search for Shmi Skywalker
Search for Shmi Skywalker
Event
Twilight of the Republic
, Anakin and Padme depart Tatooine
Anakin and Padme depart Tatooine
Event
Twilight of the Republic
, The Hunt for the Droids
The Hunt for the Droids
Event
Galactic Civil War
, Droid Messengers
Droid Messengers
Event
Galactic Civil War
Family Relations
Son of: Lars, Cliegg
Lars, Cliegg
(Human)
Character
Minor Characters
Husband of: Beru Lars
Beru Lars
(Human)
Character
Minor Characters
Step-brother of: Anakin Skywalker
Anakin Skywalker
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
Known Facts (4)
Anakin and Padme depart Tatooine (1)
The Hunt for the Droids (1)
Droid Messengers (2)
Summary
Owen Lars was the son of moisture farmer Cliegg Lars
Lars, Cliegg
(Human)
Character
Minor Characters
and the stepbrother of Anakin Skywalker
Anakin Skywalker
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
. He married Beru Whitesun, and after his father's death, inherited his moisture farm. In 19 BBY, Beru convinced Owen to adopt Anakin's son, Luke Skywalker
Luke Skywalker
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
, as Anakin had turned to the dark side and become the infamous Darth Vader
Darth Vader
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
. Owen and Beru raised their nephew as well as they could, and Owen instilled into Luke the values of his own childhood. Fearful of Luke's potential, and distrustful of the outside galaxy, Owen attempted to keep Luke isolated and ignorant of his true parentage. By the time of the Galactic Civil War, extensive exposure to Tatooine
Tatooine
Planet
's twin suns had prematurely aged his body.
Shortly before the Battle of Yavin, Owen and Luke met
Droid Messengers
Event
Galactic Civil War
with the local Jawa
Jawa
Sentient Species
traders, looking for a droid that could speak Bocce. Unknown to Owen, one of the droids was in fact C-3PO
C-3PO
(3PO-series Protocol Droid)
Character
Droids
and his counterpart, astromech droid R2-D2
R2-D2
(R2-series Astromech Droid)
Character
Droids
. When Luke found Leia
Leia Organa Solo
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
's hidden message inside of R2-D2, he told Owen and Beru that the astromech claimed to belong to an "Obi-Wan" Kenobi
Obi-Wan Kenobi
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
. Trying to keep Luke from learning about his father, Owen ordered him to give the droid a memory wipe. The next morning, Luke left early to find R2-D2
Runaway Droid
Event
Galactic Civil War
, who had run off the night before to find his former "master." Owen and Beru never saw Luke again, for they were killed by Imperial stormtroopers
Desert Sands
Organization
Galactic Empire Military
who were looking
The Hunt for the Droids
Event
Galactic Civil War
for the droid escaped with the stolen plans for the first Death Star
Death Star
Starship
Space Stations
.

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Full unit name: Lars, Owen Last updated: 14.02.2023 0:14:33