At the start of the Empire, Obi-Wan Kenobi must preserve the Jedi legacy ... and not be found by Darth Vader. After the events of Episode III, Obi-Wan Kenobi finds himself adrift in the galaxy . . . with Darth Vader on his trail. Obi-Wan, pledged to protect Luke Skywalker, who is being raised by relatives on the remote planet of Tatooine, makes the difficult decision to leave for a brief time to investigate a rumor that a former Jedi apprentice has survived.