Jar Jar Bricks said:
This is why I’m kinda torn. If Ben Solo showed up on Tatooine, I’d imagine Rey would become Rey Solo instead of Rey Skywalker in that scene. But that kinda goes against the title of the movie and the purpose of the trilogy. I’d be interested in hearing other opinions on how to solve this problem. Maybe replace the Jedi organization with an organization called “Skywalkers”? Not sure.
That doesn’t necessarily have to be the point of the film from the standpoint of somebody’s fan edit, though. Even without “Rey Skywalker”, you can still have two other meanings of that title that can be emphasized in a fan edit.
- The rise of Skywalker legend, through Luke’s actions on Crait.
- The rise of the the last (biological) Skywalker, Ben Solo, returning to the light.
The idea of an a new order of Force users called “Skywalkers” is also interesting, and I know people speculated on that happening. Plus, it fits the naming convention of the last film in each trilogy if Skywalker became a new order, separate from the Sith and Jedi dichotomy.
If you went with this idea, maybe you could pull it off by changing Rey’s dialogue with the old lady a little.
The old lady could say, “There’s been no one here for so long. Who are you?”
Then, Rey could pause, look over at Luke and Leia’s ghosts, smile, look back and say, “I’m a Skywalker”. Maybe some would see that as vague, but that could be a good thing. People could choose to see it either as her taking the Skywalker name, or as her claiming it as a title. As if she were saying, “I’m a Jedi.”
You would just have to find a good sound byte of her saying “a” that fits the sentence, as well as alter her mouth to make it seem like she is saying “a” instead of “Rey”. I wonder if you could even trim her saying “Rey” enough to make it sound like “a”?