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#1403470
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The Rise of Skywalker: Ascendant (Released)
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TestingOutTheTest said:

Replaced the Imperial TIE Kylo took to Exegol with an Imperial shuttle, because ANH had made a point to establish that TIEs don’t have hyperdrives, whereas shuttles have been depicted onscreen as using them.

There was absolutely no indication that Kylo Ren had the TIE fighter jump to lightspeed from Kef Bir to Exegol.

Except that everyone else used light speed to traverse that expanse, including the crazy nebula (as they exit hyperspace when they come out of it). That’s an indicator, even if we don’t see the ship make the jump.

It’s not something that bothers me specifically, but it is definitely implied by the nature of every other ship that travels back and forth.

I do think it’s plausible that post ANH that TIE Fighters gained hyperdrives, especially since Vader’s TIE had it. It’s never commented on in canon other than in A New Hope, and we know it’s being developed.

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#1403437
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Star Wars: <strong>The Rise Of Skywalker</strong> Redux Ideas thread
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When did he ever age out of that childish hero complex? Seemed to last with him until it nearly drove him to killing his nephew. Never grew up enough to have the wisdom of Ahsoka, Obi-Wan, or Yoda until his 40’s or 50’s.

JEDIT: didn’t see the sarcastic gif, but I’m only teasing with this response anyway.

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#1403424
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Star Wars: <strong>The Rise Of Skywalker</strong> Redux Ideas thread
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It’s focused on, but still doesn’t address that Anakin knew of the Wayfinder he kept at his castle that Luke was searching for…

And as they’re effectively holocrons that communicate and can be felt in the Force, it’s even stranger that Luke didn’t sense the Wayfinder on the Death Star, in addition to Anakin not mentioning the one at his Castle.

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#1403332
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Unusual <strong>Sequel Trilogy</strong> Radical Redux Ideas Thread
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I like the idea of Luke becoming a grumpy hermit. I’m tired of people hating on Johnson for a plot element from Abrams’ script and film. My annoyance is that almost everything people complain about with The Last Jedi is due to how half baked The Force Awakens is, yet they don’t want to blame the responsible party, but rather the man who came in to clean up the mess.

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#1403326
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Unusual <strong>Sequel Trilogy</strong> Radical Redux Ideas Thread
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Those earlier comments were all centred around The Last Jedi, but angry at a plot point created in TFA. So, forgive me for being glib.

Also, Luke hadn’t fallen to the Dark Side. His “grumpy” desire for the Jedi to end was in fact him resisting the Dark Side.

As for nearly killing Ben after his arc being complete, people aren’t video games. While his arc was complete then, to assume any character development he would ever undergo happened in the roughly five years that the original trilogy takes place and not at all during the subsequent 30 years is just dumb. People regress all the time, people make mistakes all the time. It’s part of being human. Had Luke just stayed a stoic and perfect hero, as people are pretending The Mandalorian retcons, it would’ve been the most boring film ever, and even far worse than The Rise of Skywalker as it was already delivered to us. Fan service for the sake of fan service is asinine.

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#1403040
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Unusual <strong>Sequel Trilogy</strong> Radical Redux Ideas Thread
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Ed Slushie said:

I just had kind of a crazy idea:
What if we use the audio from that deleted scene of Finn confronting Phasma and had him say it earlier - like, when he’s about to be executed? Then the stormtrooper turns around and decapitates Phasma (this wouldn’t need to be shown in too much detail, since the scene is intercut with a lot of other stuff. Maybe just add an animation of the lightning-axe-thing swinging over one of the shots of Phasma turning her head). Then, remove the fight and have Finn and Rose go straight to the shuttle - but while this is happening, repurpose some of the shots from later of stormtroopers running away to make it look like they’re escaping too.
And this is the tricky part - change the conversation between Finn and Jannah in TROS to make it so that she was the executioner.
You could even take it a step further and reinstate the deleted scene of Finn convincing a Stormtrooper to let him go, but edit a black “executioner” stripe onto his helmet, and dub him with a female voice to that it’s also Jannah.

This seems like a cool idea, not sure if it can be pulled off though. Can you mock up a version with how you’d redo the execution scene and the scene where he meets Jannah?

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#1402009
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Unusual <strong>Sequel Trilogy</strong> Radical Redux Ideas Thread
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IlFanEditore, spot on about Luke. TLJ was the film in the sequel trilogy most devoted to telling a story first and foremost. Abrams was the one more concerned with giving Wookieepedia authors something to get excited for and visuals with no real meaning or purpose to them. Johnson made sure everything connected and had consequence.

And while Finn and Rose going to Canto Bight may feel like a side adventure, it drives the main plot and has the largest impact on the climax. It’s because of Finn and Poe (who sent Finn) that they’re caught, that most of the Resistance gets destroyed, etc. It’s even because of the Canto Bught sequence that Rey and Kylo don’t kill each other, their fight over Anakin’s lightsaber being interrupted by the Holdo manoeuvre that became the only solution to DJ’s betrayal.

Rey stalking Luke didn’t drive the plot forward, and Poe stalling to give Finn more time didn’t drive the plot forward: Finn and Rose going to Canto Bight did.

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#1401818
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The Mandalorian Episode 2 (WIP) - <em>Season 2 SPOILERS</em>
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Chase Adams said:

Anakin Starkiller said:

Boba had a theme?

It’s quite prominent really… Not sure how anyone could miss it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVxSMEvxaaE

I was more curious to his theme from the OT, personally. While I know he was at one point intended as the big bad to VI, I thought that was abandoned fairly early (hence his disposal in the Sarlacc). Does he have a Williams theme?

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#1401775
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Unusual <strong>Sequel Trilogy</strong> Radical Redux Ideas Thread
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TestingOutTheTest said:

Uh, what? In TFA, Rey accepts her family is never coming back to see or get her, and Finn learns to stop running away from the First Order and fight for someone: Rey.

She doesn’t really accept that, she just swaps out Luke as the one she’s searching for, it’s even spoken in dialogue. That’s not an arc. And Finn wanting to get into Rey’s pants isn’t really an arc either…