A Light Saber is a kind of fictional laser sword weapon which is used in the Star Wars Universe. It consists of a metal hilt which is polished and has a plasma projecting blade about 1.33 meters long. It is the signature weapon of the Jedi and their Sith counterparts. It can be used by both of these communities for a close combat and to deflect the blaster bolts. The Light Saber is a sword of pure energy which can cut through anything. Those who are unfamiliar with the Light Saber weapon call it a laser sword.The distinct appearance of the Light Saber was created with the help of rotoscoping during the original Star Wars Films and for the trilogy it was created digitally. The earlier light sabers used a frozen blaster technology to develop an energy beam which was of fixed length.
The Light Saber’s first appearance was in the Original Star Wars Film in the year 1977. It became such a hit that it has appeared in every Star Wars movie till date. Today it has become one of the most popular weapon in film history. The Light Saber has the ability to cut through most of the substances without any kind of resistance which makes it a very deadly weapon for combats. It can be deflected by another Light Saber blade or with the help of energy shields. It can cause extensive damage to the opponent in close combats. An active Light Saber has a unique hum, which rises in both pitch and volume when the blade is moving through the air. When the blade comes in contact with another blade or Light Saber weapon it makes a thunderous sound.
The Light Saber is a powerful weapon of the civilized age. It requires lot of skill, confidence and expertise to carry a light saber and use it in a combat. When it comes in the hands of a Jedi it becomes almost unstoppable. It is the most powerful weapon of the Jedi since it can cut through any substance. Although being a mark of the Jedi, it can also be used by their sworn enemies, the Sith. A young Jedi is trained with Light Sabers of limited power and hence limited danger from a very early age after which they are asked to construct their own weapon. A Jedi is trained to never let this powerful weapon fall into untrained hands.
The Light Saber is a symbol of the Jedi Order’s values to maintain peace and justice throughout the galaxy. When the Light Saber is in the hands of an expert it becomes a weapon to be respected and feared both. The first light saber was developed with the help of an advanced offworld technology. The Light Saber is developed using the frozen blaster technology in which a focused beam of energy is generated which returns back in a circumferential path to its source which in turn creates an energy circuit. Thus a Light Saber is an extremely powerful weapon which is used during the combat of Jedi and their opponents Sith.