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PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:27 pm 
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I don't think it is too spoilerish to put the newly revealed title of the movie in the thread title, though it certainly is suggestive.

Here's the first trailer.



(Like so much else these days, I can't see this without thinking of Prim and what she would think of it.)

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:10 pm 
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I've seen a lot of people making the jump that Skywalker must obviously refer to Rey. But I think they are overlooking that both Leia *or* Kylo (or both?) could be at least part of the hidden meaning in that title

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:52 pm 
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I'm impressed that Rey is facing this battle in carefully applied, 201x Earth-style makeup, although she could really benefit from non-clumping mascara.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:48 am 
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elengil wrote:
I've seen a lot of people making the jump that Skywalker must obviously refer to Rey. But I think they are overlooking that both Leia *or* Kylo (or both?) could be at least part of the hidden meaning in that title

My mind immediately went to Rey, but fingers crossed the actual meaning is indeed something else.

Kylo Ren is obviously far from a reliable source so it wouldn't be a retcon for Episode IX to contradict what he told Rey in TLJ, but I would prefer for Rey to not be a secret Skywalker (or Kenobi, or whatever). Fantasy--in space or otherwise--can always use more heroes who are not primarily defined by their birth. It also wasn't that long ago that wishing the mainline Star Wars movies would stop making everyone share backstories and open up the scope of the setting was a common viewpoint in online fandom, but the figurative battle lines of nerd discourse have been redrawn in recent years.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:02 pm 
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My suspicion is the Skywalker will become a new title for Jedi. Luke said it was time for the Jedi order to die because it had failed. Maybe Skywalker will be the new order that embraces parts of the dark and light side of the force.

I also read a fan theory that Rey was a clone grown from Luke’s severed hand. ;)

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:28 pm 
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Unfortunately, I read that last sentence just as I was taking a sip of coffee.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:51 pm 
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Voronwë the Faithful wrote:
Unfortunately, I read that last sentence just as I was taking a sip of coffee.


where did the coffee hit first?

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:23 pm 
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I would like to state for the record that it takes every bit of my restraint not to make the obvious jokes.

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Ooooh, don’t hold back!

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Damn. Tears pouring down my face as I post this. What a terrible loss to the world of Star Wars!

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:( Oh man, he wasn't that old, either. I mean yeah he was older but not old.

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