Originally Posted by Gerevick
The Jedi understand these theories and use lightsabers instead, because once the distance between them and their enemies is closed, the lightsaber can overpower many forms of offense and defense.
Take Boba Fett for example. He fired at Mace Windu in Episode II during the arena battle. Windu deflected all the blaster bolts as he charged him, neutralizing their effectiveness, and then decapitated Fett.
1) It's Jango
2) Literally 5 minutes before that scene you're talking about, Jango shot and killed a nameless Jedi at very close range
3) That's why he's got a jet-pack.