One more night until the new Star Wars movie opens. I can't wait.
Even though the book says, "The Tales of Luke Skywalker", I think the series is really about Anakin/Darth Vader. It is the tale of his rise to become a hero, his fall to become a villian and his redemption. Luke's story kind of parallels his but Luke didn't make the same choice at the end.
While the opening scene with the Star Destroyer is iconic, the scene where Darth Vader enters the ship is just as iconic. You just know he's a bad ass.
And given from what we see in the trailers, he still figures in this movie.