Originally Posted by TK-8252
3PO and R2 being given away (as well as Luke's lightsaber) - perhaps Luke had a plan to get them back through negotiations. Otherwise, droids are somewhat expendable. Imagine offering to give away your car in exchange for a chance to get your best friend freed from captivity. You may not want to, but ultimately it's just a car, and can be replaced. A person cannot be.
Yeah, but even when I decide to give my car away I won't leave my AK-47 in it (AK-47 = equal to lightsaber in this sentence)...