SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A pint-sized star wars fan wanted to become a Jedi Knight, but felt the Force let him down in a big way when he learned the title came with one major restriction.

Seven-year-old Colin Gilpatric wants to get married, but Jedi Knights aren’t allowed to.

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“I saw that Jedi can’t get married in a Star Wars book,” Colin said.

Colin was so upset he wrote a letter to George Lucas. And, surprisingly enough, a few weeks later Colin received a reply in the mail.

Inside was some Star Wars comic books and picture of George Lucas – and this response to Colin’s question.

“It sounds like the Force is strong with you, and you are showing great wisdom by asking your question,” the letter begins.

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“When you find someone that you can connect to in a selfless way, then you are on the path of the light,” the letter continues. “With this goodness in your heart, you can be married.”

A video showing Colin’s response to the letter has gone viral, garnering more than 116,000 views since April 13.

Not to rush things, but Colin is already planning a future Jedi nuptials.

“If I ever get married, mom is going to read it at my wedding,” Colin said.

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Colin got in a little trouble at school soon after he received his letter because he was asking girls in his class to marry him.