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Han Solo: Together again, huh?
Luke Skywalker: Wouldn't miss it.
Han: How we doin'?
Luke: Same as always.
C-3P0: (over loudspeaker) Victims of the almighty Sarlacc! His excellency hopes you will die honourably. But should any of you wish to beg for mercy, the great Jabba the Hutt will now listen to your pleas.
Han Solo: Threepio! You tell that slimy piece of worm-ridden filth! He'll get no such pleasure from us!
Chewbacca: (roars in agreement)
Han: (to Chewie) Right?

Master Yoda: That face you make... look I so old to young eyes?
Luke Skywalker: No. Of course not.
Yoda: (chuckles) I do. Yes, I do. Sick have I become, old and weak... when nine hundred years old you reach, look as good you will not, hmm?
(both laugh, but Yoda coughs and limps over to his bed)
Yoda: Soon will I rest, yes, forever sleep. Earned it I have.
Luke: Master Yoda, you can't die!
Yoda: Ah, strong am I with the Force, but not that strong. Twilight is upon me, and soon, night must fall. That is the way of things. The way of the Force.

Princess Leia Organa: Luke, what's wrong?
Luke Skywalker: Leia, do you remember your mother? Your real mother?
Leia: Just a little bit. She died when I was very young.
Luke: What do you remember?
Leia: Just... images really. Feelings.
Luke: Tell me.
Leia: She was... very beautiful. Kind, but sad. Why are you asking me this?
Luke: I have no memory of my mother. I never knew her...
Leia: Luke, tell me. What's troubling you?
Luke: Vader is here, now, on this moon.
Leia: How do you know?
Luke: I felt his presence. He's come for me. He can feel when I'm near. That's why I have to go. As long as I stay, I'm endangering the group and our mission here. I have to face him.
Leia: Why?
Luke: ... He's my father.
Leia: Your father?
Luke: There's more, it won't be easy for you to hear it but you must — If I don't make it back, you're the only hope for the Alliance.
Leia: Luke, don't talk that way. You have a power I don't understand, and could never have!
Luke: You're wrong, Leia. You have that power, too. In time, you'll learn to use it as I have. ... The Force is strong in my family. My father has it. I have it. And... my sister has it. Yes - it's you, Leia.
Leia: ...I know. Somehow...I've always known.

Darth Vader: The Emperor has been expecting you.
Luke Skywalker: I know, Father.
Vader: ... So, you have accepted the truth.
Luke: I have accepted the truth that you were once Anakin Skywalker, my father.
Vader: (emphasizing with Luke's lightsaber in his hand) That name no longer has any meaning for me.
Luke: It is the name of your true self, you've only forgotten. I know there is good in you. The Emperor hasn't driven it from you fully. That was why you couldn't destroy me. That's why you won't bring me to your Emperor now.
Vader: (ignites Luke's lightsaber) I see you have constructed a new lightsaber... your skills are complete. (turns the weapon off) Indeed you are powerful, as the Emperor has foreseen...
Luke: Come with me.
Vader: Obi-Wan once thought as you do... you don't know the power of the Dark Side. I must obey my Master.
Luke: I will not turn. And you'll be forced to kill me.
Vader: If that is your destiny...
Luke: Search your feelings, Father. You can't do this. I feel the conflict within you, let go of your hate!
Vader: It is... too late for me, son. The Emperor will show you the true nature of the Force. He is your Master now.
Luke: Then my father is truly dead.

"Everything that has transpired has done so according to my design. Your friends, down there on the sanctuary moon, are walking into a trap, as is your Rebel fleet. It was *I* who allowed the Alliance to know the location of the shield generator. It is quite safe from your pitiful little band. An entire legion of my best troops awaits them. Oh, I'm afraid the deflector shield will be quite operational when your friends arrive..."
Emperor Palpatine

"It's a trap!"
Admiral Ackbar

Emperor Palpatine: Heh, heh, heh, heh, haaa! Good! Your hate has made you powerful. Now, fulfil your destiny! And take your father's place at my side!
Luke Skywalker: (turns his lightsaber off) Never. (tosses his weapon away) I'll never turn to the Dark Side. ... You've failed, your highness. I am a Jedi, like my father before me.
Emperor Palpatine: (gets angered) So be it...Jedi.

Bridge Officer: Sir, we've lost our bridge deflector shield!
Admiral Firmus Piett: Intensify the forward batteries. I don't want anything to get through.
(Far below them, an A-Wing and X-Wing are in the Executor's superstructure. The A-Wing sustains a glancing blow and flies off, while the X-Wing is vaporized)
Piett: (sees the approaching A-Wing) Intensify forward firepower!
Commander Gherant: TOO LATE!
(The A-wing rams into the bridge, triggering a chain reaction that causes the Executor to crash into the Death Star)

Vader: me take this mask off.
Luke: But you'll die!
Vader: Nothing...can stop that now. Just for once...let me look at you...with my own eyes.
(Luke does just that, revealing the pale, emaciated face of Anakin Skywalker)
Anakin: Now...go, my son. Leave me.
Luke: No. You're coming with me. I'll not leave you here, I've got to save you!
Anakin: You already have, Luke. You were right. You were right about me. Tell your were right.