You'd think this would be a slam-dunk for Skywalker (shown here the way we first saw him, as a Tatooine farmboy in Episode IV), the Jedi who rescued Princess Leia, destroyed the Death Star, and brought Darth Vader back from the dark side of the Force. In fact, while Luke drew 37 percent of the vote, many of you also wanted to give props to Han Solo (23 percent) and Obi-Wan Kenobi (19 percent). Other major characters, including Yoda, R2-D2, and Leia, got handfuls of votes, proving that there's plenty of heroism to go around in this saga.
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The votes are in! Almost 45,000 readers told us what they loved and loathed most about the ''Star Wars'' saga. Here are their picks on everything from the best lightsaber battle to the most annoying character -- and more