Growing up on the twin-sun planet of Tatooine - Luke Skywalker had always looked to he stars. He had been told that his father was a great star pilot - and it was clear that the young Luke had inherited some of his skills. In the arid deserts of the Jundland Wastes - Luke and his best friend Biggs Darklighter - would race their T-16 skyhoppers. Tagging womprats in Beggar's Canyon or threading the Stone needle - Luke and Biggs were the best of friends - and daring pilots. Unfortunately - they were separated when Biggs went to the Academy - and Luke was forced to stay behind.