Q:

What is the chronology of "Star Wars"?

A:

Quick Answer

The chronology of the “Star Wars” film series begins with episodes one through three and then continues with episodes four through six. From 1977 to 1983, episodes four through six released and became known as the "original trilogy." From 1999 to 2005, the next set of films released and became the prequel trilogy of the series. The films feature adventures of various characters in a far away galaxy but mostly explain the rise and fall of Anakin Skywalker.

Continue Reading

Full Answer

“Episode I: The Phantom Menace” introduces the story of a young Anakin Skywalker as he trains to become a Jedi. “Episode II: Attack of the Clones” features an adult Skywalker as he is assigned to protect a former Queen, whom he later falls in love with. “Episode III: Revenge of the Sith” once again follows Skywalker as he is provided an opportunity to join the evil dark side.

“Episode IV: A New Hope” follows Luke Skywalker as he joins Obi-Wan Kenobi on a mission to save Princess Leia from the evil Empire. “Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back” features Darth Vader trying to lure Skywalker into joining him and the dark side. “Episode VI: Return of the Jedi” concludes the saga as Skywalker looks to battle Darth Vader to restore freedom in the galaxy.

As of 2015, the "Star Wars" saga continues with the seventh episode, "The Force Awakens," which begins over three decades after the events of Episode Six took place.

Learn more about Art & Literature

Related Questions

Explore