One of the great cinematic mysteries of our time concerns George Lucas' original treatment for the Star Wars sequel trilogy . Where did the creator of this galaxy far, far away want these characters go? Thanks to a new book, we now know.
Star Wars Fascinating Facts lives up to its name. Pages from the book, posted on Twitter, reveal that Lucas was going to kill Luke Skywalker in the 'episode 8, like what happened in Star Wars: The Last Jedi . The book also notes that a female Jedi Knight who is trained by Luke was always going to be the central character and that Luke was going to be a Colonel Kurtz type character - Kurtz being the elusive maniac of Apocalypse Now.