Mustafar AU

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Synonyms: Post-Mustafar AU
Related: AU
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Mustafar AU refers to Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith fanfiction stories that diverge during or after the Battle of Mustafar. In the aftermath of his duel with Obi-Wan, Anakin Skywalker is gravely injured and abandoned on Mustafar. These AU stories are often fix-its and extremely canon divergent; Obi-Wan and/or Padme refusing to abandon Anaikin on Mustafar a common storyline. However there are also extremely dark Mustafar AUs, where Anakin is victorious.

Common Tropes & Storylines

  • Unburned Anakin - often overlaps with Anakin is victorious stories.
  • Obi-Wan rescuing Anakin after he is injured.
  • Anakin realizes the error of his ways and attempts to redeem himself.
  • Darth Vader keeping Obi-Wan and/or Padme prisoner in the aftermath of his victory at Mustafar.
  • Anakin's victory sometimes results in Obi-Wan's death, or Obi-Wan may suffer burns in his defeat.
  • Obi Wan dies and wakes up in the past - with knowledge of the future he is able to prevent Anakin's turn to the dark side.

Example Fanworks

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