Originally Posted by Klw
My theory is that their souls were linked by the force so that when Anakin cut that link, her soul left her body, killing her. Or maybe she was a secret force-sensitive and her mental anguish caused the midichlorians in her own body to shut it down.
Just kidding. You know it's not that complex. She just lost the will to live.
This reply bears much thought. You were most foolish to deny it at the end. If such an idea was so implausible, then you should not have written anything in the first place. If the moderators are seasoned they will delete the last line of your otherwise insightful and well considered reply.