At the end of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, when we finally got to see a glimpse of Mark Hamill as an older, wiser Luke Skywalker, we thought we'd get at least one line of wisdom out of him. Unfortunately, the film ended, and Hamill didn't even get a word in edge wise. However, all is not lost, as a new Twitter account is dedicated to filling us in on the modern wit and wisdom of Luke and his exploits between trilogies.
Through the powers of the Force, or a heaping helping of internet buzz, Uproxx has discovered, someone has adopted the Twitter handle of "Very Lonely Luke," and they've been giving the hero last seen in Return Of The Jedi some interesting thoughts about the current Star Wars universe. Among those thoughts are, of course, reactions to that other, very similar Twitter feed that's been taking the internet by storm – Emo Kylo Ren.
While he may be a villainous bad ass / anger management candidate to the rest of us, Luke Skywalker seems to think that his grandson is, at best, a misguided child. In fact, when reflecting on Kylo's parental troubles, Luke reflected on his own paternal dilemmas in the past and had the following to say:
I'm not sure why Kylo Ren hates his dad. My dad was gone for my entire childhood. Then he cut off my hand. In the end, we hugged it out.— Very Lonely Luke (@VeryLonelyLuke) January 3, 2016
Of course, when things are at their worst between the two, even the Jedi master in seclusion isn't above putting the burn on his punk grandson. The following tweet proves that, as Luke called our Kylo in the following fashion:
Kylo Ren, nobody in our family has hair that dark. We all know you dye it. And seriously, stop shopping at Hot Topic.— Very Lonely Luke (@VeryLonelyLuke) January 1, 2016
Familial relations have always been a source of discord within the Skywalker dynasty, but usually we've seen them settled through act of youthful rebellion, with a couple of lightsaber duels and shocking revelations thrown in here and there. With the modern advent of Twitter now available for the entire clan to vent their feelings, this could change the way we see our favorite characters.
For all we know, General Leia is signing up for an account herself, in order to heap some sibling guilt upon Luke Skywalker for his lack of proper training when it comes to being a Jedi. Perhaps the public reaction to Star Wars: The Force Awakens will inspire Rey to begin tweeting to the universe clues about who she thinks her parents are. The comedic possibilities are endless, and as long as there's someone well versed in the lore of the saga, and some time to spare, we're sure there's more mean tweets of the Skywalker family to look forward to.
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