Darth Vader – Transcript
Darth Vader is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. The character is the primary antagonist in the original trilogy.
Darth Vader has become one of the most iconic villains in popular culture, and has been listed among the greatest villains and fictional characters ever.
Before becoming a villain, Darth Vader was a child slave known as Anakin Skywalker. While still a boy, he was prophesied to become a Jedi and bring balance to the Force. However, Anakin is lured to the dark side of the Force by Palpatine and becomes Darth Vader. After a lightsaber battle with his former mentor Obi-Wan Kenobi, Vader is transformed into a cyborg. He then serves the Galactic Empire for over two decades as its chief enforcer.
Vader ultimately redeems himself by saving his son, Luke Skywalker, and killing Palpatine, sacrificing his own life in the process.