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  • Vader didn’t kill Needa. He choked him into a swoon, had him demoted, then reassigned. Vader’s evil, but he has a sense of honour, and he wouldn’t straight up murder a competent officer who’d own up to their failure and offer a genuine apology. Ozzel, on the other hand … you can tell that incompetent boob brown-nosed his way to the top and Vader’s had bad blood with him for a long time.
  • Stormtrooper armour is far more effective than the films let on. The stormtroopers we see get shot and presume killed? In most cases, they’re only knocked senseless; after a couple minutes, they shake it off and get back up.

“The Anarchists are right in everything; in the negation of the existing order and in the assertion that, without Authority there could not be worse violence than that of Authority under existing conditions. They are mistaken only in thinking that anarchy can be instituted by a violent revolution… There can be only one permanent revolution — a moral one: the regeneration of the inner man. How is this revolution to take place? Nobody knows how it will take place in humanity, but every man feels it clearly in himself. And yet in our world everybody thinks of changing humanity, and nobody thinks of changing himself.”

― Leo Tolstoy

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Superweapon VII said:

  • Stormtrooper armour is far more effective than the films let on. The stormtroopers we see get shot and presume killed? In most cases, they’re only knocked senseless; after a couple minutes, they shake it off and get back up.

This happens in Rebels all the time.

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RogueLeader said:

Honestly my head canon after TLJ was that Luke didn’t really “die” from Force projecting himself, but confronting his greatest failure (Kylo Ren) and forgiving himself caused Luke to achieve enlightenment, and he just became one with the Force as the next step of his ascension.

No one’s ever really gone.

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SWOTFAN25 said:

RogueLeader said:

Honestly my head canon after TLJ was that Luke didn’t really “die” from Force projecting himself, but confronting his greatest failure (Kylo Ren) and forgiving himself caused Luke to achieve enlightenment, and he just became one with the Force as the next step of his ascension.

No one’s ever really gone.

*cue RLM video*

“The Anarchists are right in everything; in the negation of the existing order and in the assertion that, without Authority there could not be worse violence than that of Authority under existing conditions. They are mistaken only in thinking that anarchy can be instituted by a violent revolution… There can be only one permanent revolution — a moral one: the regeneration of the inner man. How is this revolution to take place? Nobody knows how it will take place in humanity, but every man feels it clearly in himself. And yet in our world everybody thinks of changing humanity, and nobody thinks of changing himself.”

― Leo Tolstoy

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RogueLeader said:

Honestly my head canon after TLJ was that Luke didn’t really “die” from Force projecting himself, but confronting his greatest failure (Kylo Ren) and forgiving himself caused Luke to achieve enlightenment, and he just became one with the Force as the next step of his ascension.

And that’s sort of how it plays anyway imo

reylo?

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Yoda has a bad habit of abruptly dumping his under-performing apprentices on Jedi Knights he doesn’t like. Qui-gon only learned that he was getting Obi-wan as an apprentice when they were both sent to settle the trade dispute on Naboo. Needless to say, Qui-gon took the first opportunity to make Obi-wan a full Jedi and get him off of his hands.

You probably don’t recognize me because of the red arm.
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Battlefront: Renegade Squadron is a historically-inaccurate holodrama.

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Edit: Wrong thread

“Sometimes we must let go of our pride, and do what is requested to us.”
– Anakin Skywalker

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The Force isn’t passed down through blood relations.

Rather, it is faith alone that allows a person to gain power in the Force. Allowing Luke to assume that Force ability is passed down from his powerful Jedi father is merely a sneaky method that Obi-wan uses to jump-start Luke’s abilities. Notice that there is no obvious sign of Force sensitivity in Luke other than being a good pilot until the events of ANH.

Similarly, when it appears that Luke will be killed in a foolish quest to save his friends, Yoda implies to Obi-wan that they hedge their bets with a new Skywalker, one invented from whole cloth. Yoda tells Luke that there is another Skywalker, and Obi-wan feeds the lie by suggesting that it is a twin sister, and Luke fills in the rest with his own now certain belief. It is Luke’s belief that Leia is related to him, already knowing that she was adopted, which will allow her to gain certainty in Force abilities that were nonexistent until the blood relationship was invented.

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From what I understand, the Force is not always passed through the blood. Yes, a person who is strong in the Force is more likely to have children who are strong in the Force, but that’s not a hard and fast rule. It can also happen that a person who is not strong in the Force gives birth to a person who has a large amount of midi-chlorians. This is true in both Canon and Legends.

“Sometimes we must let go of our pride, and do what is requested to us.”
– Anakin Skywalker

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Sure, Force descendants don’t always happen, but I am saying that they never happen, or at least there is absolutely no causal mechanism (and certainly no Midichlorians to be passed down). For me, the Force is either present mysteriously in a person, perhaps for them to fulfill some feat or destiny, or they have dedicated their lives to cultivating it in themselves and/or have an unshakeable faith in the Force which gives them their power.

It often happens that a person can temporarily gain ability in the Force to do something usually beyond their abilities, and this is where ‘May the Force be with you’ comes from in common parlance. In these cases, the Force doesn’t necessarily persist in that person once their destiny has been fulfilled.

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Ignoring the prequels+, I run with the idea that Force-sensitivity is much like immortality in the Highlander franchise; some people are just born different with no obvious rhyme or reason why. Force-sensitivity can be passed on matrilineally (in the case of species where females bear young; different terminology would apply to hermaphroditic/asexual species, obviously), but this is due to the fetus developing in the Force-rich aura of their parent, not genetics.

“The Anarchists are right in everything; in the negation of the existing order and in the assertion that, without Authority there could not be worse violence than that of Authority under existing conditions. They are mistaken only in thinking that anarchy can be instituted by a violent revolution… There can be only one permanent revolution — a moral one: the regeneration of the inner man. How is this revolution to take place? Nobody knows how it will take place in humanity, but every man feels it clearly in himself. And yet in our world everybody thinks of changing humanity, and nobody thinks of changing himself.”

― Leo Tolstoy

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Darth Vader was the Dark Lord of the Sith. Under him were six Knights of the Sith. Why only six? Palps probably put a cap on how many Sith Vader could train, just to fuck Vader over. His First Knight was Jerec from the Dark Forces books/games. After Vader kicked the bucket, Jerec became the new Dark Lord. What became of the Second-through-Sixth Knights, I can’t say. Maybe they all died/defected/didn’t get along with Jerec. Whatever the case, he was gonna continue the “Rule of Seven” with knights of his own choosing. Then Kyle Katarn kicked all their asses.

This pertains to the pre-1999 SW Universe, BTW.

“The Anarchists are right in everything; in the negation of the existing order and in the assertion that, without Authority there could not be worse violence than that of Authority under existing conditions. They are mistaken only in thinking that anarchy can be instituted by a violent revolution… There can be only one permanent revolution — a moral one: the regeneration of the inner man. How is this revolution to take place? Nobody knows how it will take place in humanity, but every man feels it clearly in himself. And yet in our world everybody thinks of changing humanity, and nobody thinks of changing himself.”

― Leo Tolstoy

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The Force has an aspect, somewhat separate from its other aspects, responsible for the existence of life and consciousness. Not necessarily life force or life energy or whatever, but just the spark of being. This is how droids can be sentient living beings even though they don’t otherwise register in the Force. This is how ysalimiri and other creatures that block the Force can do so without harming themselves or life around them. This is how the Jedi Exile survived and continued living while cut off from the Force, and also how they got it back. I haven’t read all the Yuuzhan Vong books but I imagine this would also apply to them.

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Since I have embraced the philosophy that “only the PT, Rogue One and the OT are Canon”, now I can take more liberties when it comes to my own head-canons, as I don’t have to take into account nothing but the movies themselves. Therefore, I have decided that I want to change Anakin’s age in Episode I and extend the Clone Wars a little more. Firstly, Anakin was not 9 in Episode I, he was 10. Secondly, the time gap between Episode II and Episode III is not 3 years, but 6 years. So, Anakin is 20 in Episode II and 26 in Episode III, while Padmé is 30 in Episode III, and Obi-Wan is 41.

Also, since I don’t have to take into account nothing but the PT, Rogue One and the OT, now I can fully embrace the idea that the Stormtroopers from the OT are the Clone troopers from the PT, and I can totally incorporate this idea in my head-canon. Therefore, the Empire never started to recruit normal citizens into the Imperial Army, Kamino continued to provide Clones for the Empire until its defeat, and all the Stormtroopers we see in the OT are clones of Jango Fett, just like the Clone troopers from the PT. This is why Leia said: “Aren’t you a little short for a Stormtrooper?” The Stormtroopers are all Clones, so they all have the same height.

“Sometimes we must let go of our pride, and do what is requested to us.”
– Anakin Skywalker