The main characters include Luke Skywalker, assassin Darth Vader, Princess Leia, Han Solo and Yoda. Luke Skywalker was a farmer who began his journey to become a Jedi Knight under the guidance of his mentor Obi-Wan Kenobi. Darth Vader was a Jedi Knight who was later attracted to the dark side and became the Empire's number one killer.
The story takes place on different planets in the galaxy. In the fourth episode, "A New Hope," a fierce battle begins between the Resistance and the evil Galactic Empire. Princess Leia is one of the leaders of the Resistance, working to protect them and attempt to destroy the Empire's Death Star superweapon.
Han Solo is a bounty hunter who initially only seeks out his own interests, but later joins the Resistance and fights against the Empire alongside Luke Skywalker. Yoda is an old Jedi master who hides on a deserted swamp planet and becomes Luke's mentor in "The Empire Strikes Back."
The entire series tells the story of the struggle between the light side and the dark side, revealing themes of family, friendship, power and self-redemption. The "Star Wars" series not only changed the way movies were made, but also had a profound impact on pop culture, making it a classic of science fiction movies.