The complete story of Star Wars: Episode IV retold with icons

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:51 PM EST

There are many memorable lines in Star Wars: Episode IV—"May the Force be with you," "Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi; you're my only hope," "These aren't the droids you're looking for"—but there are times when words are unnecessary. This is definitely one of them.

Designer Wayne Dorrington eliminated words from the first Star Wars film entirely and transformed it into a series of icons and equations that manage to condense the story of A New Hope into one awesome infographic.

Check it out below—and let's hope he decides to tackle the sequels! (As for the prequels ... nah.)

(via 9GAG)