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What changes would you make to the Sequels?

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What changes would you make to the Disney Sequel Trilogy?

i would have made the Sequels before the Prequels movies with Mark Hamill Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford still being young i would make these Sequels come out during the earlys 1990s

Luke would be a Jedi Master by having several Jedi apprentices but not in big numbers like Prequel Jedi kind of like Jedi Academy EU Books with him having a small group of Padawan Jedi apprentices

Palpatine does not resurrect i dont really care about the Chosen One Prophecy of the Prequels but i wish there was not Sith in this era i want Sith to be rare also not Han Solo Son turning to the Dark Side the Villains would be something similar to the First Order being inspired by the Empire but they are not technically the Empire the leader of this organization would be a character similar to Thrawn

Luke Jedi Order dont follow Prequel Jedi rules they can get married they can have attachments i would like Luke to having a Son

the New Republic dominates the Galaxy they are not destroyed like Disney Sequels and they help Luke to fight with the new Villains

Han and Leia also have Kids and they train with Luke

What other changes you would make to the Sequels?

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Honestly, I’d probably go back to the drawing board and start from scratch. If I was making the sequels 30 years after the OT, I might still use the ST’s main cast of characters, but beyond that, the plot would be completely different, utilizing different elements of the best EU stories.

But we can’t turn back. Fear is their greatest defense. I doubt if the actual security there is any greater than it was on Aquilae or Sullust. And what there is is most likely directed towards a large-scale assault.

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Some things that I would change were things that I believe were pretty clearly being hinted at in ‘The Force Awakens’ but were not picked up on for VIII and IX. Rey was clearly being touted as a Skywalker, possibly Luke’s daughter. Finn and Rey had romantic feelings for each other, and Finn had potential to be a future Jedi. The are lots of other tweaks I would’ve made (the biggest is bringing Palpatine back, truly the ‘jumping the shark’ of the SW universe), clearly the movies suffered from not truly having the entire story mapped out, but letting each director kind of ‘wing it’ as they went along

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In keeping with the Flash Gordon origins, I would definitely have Palpatine as the villain. I wouldn’t change Snoke in the first one. Or the First Order. But it needed a tad more politics so we know the state of the Republic. I think I’d have Leia as a Senator as well as leading the Resistance. I would have stuck with the twins from the EU. The girl would be learning politics with Leia and the Boy has fallen to the Dark Side (just as thing start.

From there, big changes. The First Order destroys the Republic Capitol, but the Republic is fighting back as the First Order tries to take over. A year passes to the second movie. Rey goes on a quest for Luke and finds him. He is at first unwilling to teach her, but take Yoda’s message about teaching your failures and have that message be from Leia. THEN you have Yoda and/or Anakin there as Rey gets a more proper training. Ending with Luke accompanying her to save Leia and the others and actually dying in conflict where he shows in person the epic power of a Jedi Master. It turns the tide of the invasion. At the same time hints from the first movie build in this movie that Snoke, only seen as a Hologram, is not who we think he is, but no big reveal, just lots of foreshadowing.

The final movie would be about the final battle. I like the doomsday fleet idea so I’d keep it. I like the fleet of small ships. But it wouldn’t be some impossible to reach location, it would be some far off outter rim secret base and the Republic fleet attacks and is losing until the civilian fleet joins them. Rey faces off with Palpatine and wins. I really love he being backed by the Jedi spirits (Not sure I like some of the fan edit version, there is likely a better way) and I love the 2 saber deflection of his force energy deflecting and feeding back on him making him destroy himself. A very Jedi move that was just perfect.

I like Finn. I’d keep him and most of his story, but Trevorrow’s script had a good bit. I’d have him be more obviously force sensitive and start training with Rey at the start of this film. I’d do more with the defected First Order stormtroopers and they would have some crucial role in the final battle… not on horseback unless it is on the surface of a planet. I liked that bit but to many did not.

The other details I’d have to work out. I’m not sure what other parts I’d have. With the destruction of the Republic Capitol, Leia would become Chancellor. I’m not sure what to do with Han, but having him back out getting in trouble wouldn’t be my line of thinking. I’d have him make some heroic sacrifice that changes the course of things.

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I’d basically fuse the Thrawn, Dark Empire, and Jedi Academy trilogies together, along with a few elements from the Dark Forces trilogy, but jettison the silly clone/Suncrusher stuff. Luke’s going around the galaxy recruiting Jedi apprentices; Thrawn’s making the Empire great again; Jerec, the new Dark Lord of the Sith and leader of the Dark Side Elite following the Battle of Endor, is seeking to kidnap the Solos’ child so they can serve as the new host for Palpatine’s disembodied spirit.

90% blue, 10% pink.

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I would’ve made the controversial decision of moving away from the OT characters and tell a story focusing entirely on brand new characters and reducing callbacks to their bare minimum.