By making Anakin whiny, no one actually cared about his path to becoming Vader.
Professor Zoom wrote:
Lucas made some OK movies with the PT.
It's the fanboys and their rage and OCD that have turned me off the Star Wars now. It no longer holds the excitement and thrill it once did.
This. My SW fandom is pretty much ruined by the PT hate and disdain. I used to spend a lot more time in SW land but I walked away from it because of the venom.