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.READ MORE: Police Searching Driver Who Drove Off After Hitting Pedestrian In Woodland
“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.READ MORE: 'He Came Around Here And He Passed Out': Suspected Thief Arrested Twice The Same Day In Auburn
“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.MORE NEWS: Woman Shot In Sacramento Early Thursday Morning
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.