Because the Way It Is, That Is
|Teaching the Younglings about lightsaber dueling, I was.|
"And so, Younglings, if the high ground someone gets, won he has. Over the duel is. So running to the top of a little hill, the quickest way to win a duel is."
"But didn't Master Kenobi beat Darth Maul, even though Darth Maul had the high ground?"
"Yes, but different that was."
"Because, on a little hill Darth Maul was not. If standing on a little hill Maul was, stand a chance Kenobi would not."
"Because the high ground Darth Maul would have had, on a little hill."
"Because then higher than Kenobi, Darth Maul would have been, while on a little hill he was."
"But, Master, you've beat lots of people and weren't they all taller than you? Wouldn't that make them higher than you?"
"Yes, but very strong with the Force I am."
"So, you could beat someone who got on top of a little hill?"
"The high ground he would have. Been listening have you?"
"But, Master Yoda, why can't the other person just run up the hill, too?"
"Because then get all his limbs chopped off, he would."
"Just the way it is, that is."
"But couldn't the person who has the low ground just Force-throw a boulder or something at the guy on the hill?"
"Work that would not."
"Because the high ground the other guy would have. Over it would be."
"But what about Force-pushing the person off of the hill?"
"But couldn't -"
"Because time for recess it is. A headache Master Yoda has."