The newest installment of George Lucas' Star Wars franchise -- Attack of the Clones -- revolves around Anakin Skywalker as it lays the groundwork for his eventual metamorphosis into Darth Vader. We're introduced to the now teen-aged Anakin, who exhibits decreasing tolerance for Obi-Wan Kenobi's mentoring. He's certain that Obi-Wan's cautious guidance is stifling his own development. "He's jealous. He's holding me back," says Anakin. Like teenagers since the dawn of time, he's anxious to break away and assert his own will. But in this case, we know that every step taken by Anakin to further his independence leaves him that much closer to aligning with the dark forces.
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