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Old February 1 2013, 11:15 PM   #84
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Re: Poor Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru... Oh Well!

sojourner wrote: View Post
Yeah, the use of the word "younglings" was a strange choice there. It dehumanizes the tragedy (and the power) of the moment in a way that saying "you killed the children" would have brought.
But, they weren't children. They were brainwashed indoctrinated magical super-soldiers, each one capable of single-handedly slaughtering entire battalions of mortal men.
It's important to remember that without Anakin there to counter their force powers, the younglings would have effortlessly annihilated those clones.
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