And even across that energy field, couldn't Obi-Wan have messed with Maul? Given him a Force wedgie or something? Or even a push into the pit? Or maybe slashed at the walls, thus possibly disabling the field? Slashing at the walls is a good trick...
As for TCW
, I seem to remember a S2 "Die Hard in the Senate Building" finale, in which a main source of tension is Anakin being shot at, yet having no weapon to defend himself with. Not explained is why he doesn't Force-accio
one of the baddies' guns.
But hey, what do I
'm just the one wondering why an international coalition of wizards, backed up by throngs of Brits, don't storm the Ministry of Magic the moment Voldy openly takes over.