Star Wars‘ unique trilogy noticed Luke Skywalker prepare with Yoda to grow to be a Jedi. However what if Leia Organa was in his footwear? She was the Skywalker Yoda preferred to train anyway. Along with her extra affected person and calm thoughts, I’ve little doubt she might have excelled. And artwork by Jennifer Aberin Johnson, through The Mary Sue, imagines an alternate universe the place Luke and Leia swapped roles–each on the battlefield, so to talk, and in quieter moments. We’re so right here for it.
Leia taking Luke’s hand and main him to security is just pure. She’s the one who needed to save their skins on the Demise Star in any case, even when she did uncover an unbelievable odor alongside the way in which.
The above picture is my favourite. Leia wielding the inexperienced lightsaber in Luke’s black Return of the Jedi outfit? Be nonetheless my coronary heart. She undoubtedly might have introduced Darth Vader again to the sunshine, identical to Luke.
The under illustration with Han Solo speaks for itself.
Aberin Johnson creates plenty of Star Wars fan artwork you have to try (together with trendy takes on trios from every of the trilogies, like this one with Obi-Wan, Padmé, and Anakin). You possibly can see extra of her work by following her on Instagram and checking her out on Tumblr. While you’re able to buy prints, set coordinates for her Society6 shop.
During which scene would you most prefer to see Leia and Luke swapped? Share your choose within the feedback.
Photographs: Jennifer Aberin Johnson
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