When a Jedi becomes one with the Force -- as Luke Skywalker did in-- the theory is that a Jedi isn't dying but is actually starting a bigger spiritual journey.
However, what if becoming part of the Force really means a Jedi has overdosed on its power like it's a drug?
On Monday, Star Wars actor Mark Hamill tweeted images from , commenting on that theory.
"The Force killed Luke," Hamill tweeted Monday. "You have to acknowledge the irony in his fate. Almost like an addict that kicked his habit cold-turkey, remained clean for decades, only to re-use just once and then, tragically, overdoses. #SadSkywalker #ForceFatality #JediJunkie."
The Star Wars: The Last Jedi six-issue comic book adaptation written by Gary Whitta shows Luke Skywalker dying after using up all his energy via the Force for a final one-on-one with Kylo Ren by projecting himself on Crait.
Whitta's comic describes Skywalker's life ending as it began, staring at the two suns like he did so long ago in A New Hope when he was a young man still dreaming of adventure while stuck on his aunt and uncle's farm.
By becoming one with the Force, Whitta portrays Luke as "stepping into a larger world."
But Hamill also brings up an interesting theory with his tweet. Perhaps Luke used the Force in such a way that he "overdosed" and died much like a drug addict.
Of course, both Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda also became one with the Force, disappearing like Luke.
But as we know, both Obi-Wan and Yoda, and even eventually Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader reappear to Luke throughout the Star Wars saga as Force Ghosts.
Fingers crossed we see Luke return as a Force Ghost in Star Wars: Episode IX, which is set for release on Dec. 20, 2019.
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