Well, yeah.........I'm gonna give it (very, very, very) extreme benefit of the doubt due to things like old couples who die within short time of each other (like, because the surviving one can't live without the deceased etc).
It's waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay beyond a stretch I realise, but the best I can muster around the fact that she had to die.
I don't see why it could just have been Anakin choking her into a coma, the babies being delivered and then her dying just after the birth without regaining consciousness but GL seemed to think different.
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