Once in a lifetime

Inspired by a Eureka episode

Disclaimer: Unless you have the I.Q of a rabbit (which I know you don't) I don't own Star Wars.

Anakin Skywalker stood looking out at Coruscant. Is it worth it? Should I? I should go there. I need to go there! I-

22 years later

Luke Skywalker stared at the ceiling. It was his turn to do patrol and he wasn't looking forward to it.

"Come on Luke, if we don't report to the general we both will be in trouble." "Who let you in?" "I let myself in." Luke threw his pillow at Leia.

The pillow stopped in mid-air.

"Come on big brother, today is our last day on this ice ball. We will never see it again." Leia said encouragingly.

Luke sighed.

"Fine, I'll get up."

Anakin Skywalker walked with Obi-Wan down the corridors of the Defender. "I will be glad to return to Coruscant. No more chasing pirates that might not exist." Anakin said as they headed toward the bridge. "Anakin three settlements were attacked, bombed out for existence, someone is killing innocent civilians and it's our job to find them.

The beeping of Obi-Wan's comlink stopped the conversation. "Kenobi," "Sir, it's the captain, he's dead." Anakin and Obi-Wan exchanged a glance. "Where commander?" "The bridge, please hurry."

Five minutes later Anakin knelt beside the dead captain. "He appears to have been strangled. Or something similar." Anakin said as he took off his cloak. "You say that you heard something hit the deck and when you looked the captain was lieing there dead?" Obi-Wan asked a technician. "She justed nodded.

Anakin sighed as he stood. "He was a great captain. He will be sorely missed by the fleet." "I'll tell his wife." the Admiral said. "I know her family personally." Anakin nodded.

"There is no sign of trauma. And-"

"What happened? I heard that an officer dropped dead on the bridge."

Anakin, Obi-Wan, the admiral and the whole bridge turned to the source of the voice. And their jaws dropped.

Anakin stared at the man for a moment. "Captain?" He asked curiously.

"Yes Master Jedi?" the dead Captain Lorth Needa, asked

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