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    Your Jaw Will Drop When You See This Couple's Amazing Star Wars Wedding Photos

    The Force is strong with these two.

    Krystel Ciocon and Earle Doudera are really, really big fans of Star Wars.

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    Ciocon told BuzzFeed the franchise was a big part of her childhood.

    "It was a source of joy, inspiration, and occasionally a means of escape," she said.

    When Ciocon met her future husband, she said their mutual love for the films "deepened" their relationship.

    "We bonded over a lot of things; Star Wars was a wonderful addition," she said. "We invested in our own lightsabers. Now they're at the center of our dresser. When we found out they were making Episode 7, we knew we had to go to opening day."

    So naturally, no other theme stood a chance for their Jan. 10 wedding — although actually, "theme" isn't quite the right word.

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    "I didn't just want a wedding with a Star Wars theme," Ciocon said. "I wanted a wedding in Star Wars. I wanted to be a part of this fantastic universe, and all the ideas just fell into place."

    That included staging a realistic lightsaber battle, inspired by fight sequences from the first six movies in the franchise.

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    "In my mind, I saw this epic battle playing out in front of our guests," Ciocon said. "The Battle of Mustafar specifically helped in my choreography of the battle between me and my husband.

    She said she and her husband relied on their knowledge of the movies to craft the battle.

    "None of us had any lightsaber experience," she said. "I just saw the movies and fight sequences over and over again, combined it with my limited dance experience, and ta-da!"

    Star Wars wasn't the only inspiration; Ciocon incorporated elements of her Filipino heritage into many of the details.

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    "My male and female veil sponsors were Obi-Wan and Anakin, and the male and female cord sponsors were Han Solo and Chewbacca." Ciocon said, referencing the Filipino tradition of having veil and cord sponsors.

    They also named tables after planets and cut into a Death Star cake that was pointed at trash cans labeled Alderaan.

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    "Although most never noticed it, that subtlety makes me laugh the most," Ciocon said.

    The wedding had an additional personal touch — Ciocon and Doudera held it at the California home they purchased during wedding planning.

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    "After going from venue to venue, we came to the conclusion that it was not worth our money to spend in one place, even the most affordable venue we found," Ciocon explained. "So we took our wedding funds and put it as a down payment for a house instead."

    The house and the dazzling effects were a surprise to many of the 110 or so guests, and Ciocon said most of them loved them.

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    "Our friends loved the Star Wars, and our families loved that we bought a house," she added. "My mom originally wasn't on board, but she was helping with all the planning and decorations, and she really got into it! Earle's sister didn't come to the wedding because it was Star Wars — or at least that's what we were told."

    Though everything didn't go exactly according to plan, Ciocon is grateful for how it all turned out.

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    "The Star Wars aspect was my idea," she said. "Everyone was telling me how to do my wedding — 'You should do it by the beach, you need to do that, you gotta have this, etc. etc.' Earle asked me, 'What is your dream wedding?' but I knew we didn't have the budget required for it. But he said, 'We can figure it out with our budget.' We made sacrifices, cut out a lot of things, saved a lot of things, researched all the deals, and we figured it out together."