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Obi-Wan Kenobi
Finally Explains
This Major Darth
Vader Mystery
By JACOB WILLEFORD
In "Star Wars: A New Hope," Princess Leia Organa is interrogated by Darth Vader, but it is implied that Vader cannot probe Leia using the Force. When Reva's probing of young Leia's mind in "Obi-Wan Kenobi" proves unsuccessful, it explains precisely why Vader is also unsuccessful in the future.
In "Star Wars: A New Hope," Princess Leia Organa is interrogated by Darth Vader, but it is implied that Vader cannot probe Leia using the Force. When Reva's probing of young Leia's mind in "Obi-Wan Kenobi" proves unsuccessful, it explains precisely why Vader is also unsuccessful in the future.
Leia never officially becomes a Jedi, but “The Last Jedi” director Rian Johnson has confirmed that her Force abilities, like the ones she exhibits in his film, come naturally. It is likely that Leia then has an incredibly powerful, instinctual resistance to Force mind probing.