Do YOU know why Star Wars Dark Side lightsabers are always red? We finally have the answer

Do YOU know why Star Wars Dark Side lightsabers are always red? We finally have the answer

DISNEY Red or Dead: Darth VaderLuke Skywalker’s was a bright white. Mace Windu had a fancy purple one. Even a young Anakin had a shiny blue weapon before he turned into Darth Vader.Jedi knights, it seems, have a rainbow riot of colours for their lightsabers, but the poor old bad guys are always stuck with red.Why? Is it to match the maniacal glint in their eyes? Or the burning red rage of their anger and hatred?Nope, it’s far worse than that.LUCASFILMDarth Vader and Obi WanDISNEY Obi Wan and Darth MaulAccording to the Star Wars novels, lightsabers channel the energy of The Force though a kyber crystal which can only be found on the planet Ilum and a few other secret locations. A Jedi knight must use the Force to locate the crystal and then when a mystical connection is formed, the cystal takes on its designated colour.The new book follows the story of Anakin’s apprentice, Ahsoka Tano, during the Clone Wars and exploreds the dark and disturbing ways a Sith or other follower of the Dark Side, like the Knights of Ren, obtains their own lightsaber and why it can only be the one colour. Followers of the Dark Side don’t seek and bond with their own kyber crytsals. Instead they must steal them, usually by killing the previous Jedi owner, and then try and force the crystal to bend to their will.It is this process which turns the crystal red as it bleeds from the devastating process.Anakin’s lightsaber in Revenge of the Sith was blue when he killed the younglings because that was his old Jedi blade, before he became Sith and sought a new weapon. This new revelation is officially…

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