How I Met Your Mother: Rey Skywalker Edition – Symbolism and Narrative

Written by Josey, robotical712, HypersonicHarpist, Pale, ravenclawmind and Needs_More_Sprinkles

In ‘The Tide and Its Significance’ we laid out why the Tide philosophy is important to both the setting and Luke in particular. Now, we get into the narrative and symbolic reasons we believe Legends of Luke Skywalker strongly suggests the origins of Rey’s mother.

Part of the Finding SkyMom series

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Rian Johnson and the Creative Process

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Written by Josey
There are two commonly-held perceptions about the Sequel Trilogy we’ve seen in the fandom:

One, that Rian Johnson was – and JJ Abrams thus will be – allowed to do whatever he wanted with his installment of the trilogy, including retconning established movie canon; and

Two, that anything “The Powers That Be” say on social media should be taken as the literal truth.

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The Definitive “The Last Jedi” Case for Rey Skywalker – A Suggested Interpretation

 

Written by: robotical712, Josey, Needs_More_Sprinkles, HypersonicHarpist

Most fans who left The Force Awakens believing that Rey is Luke Skywalker’s daughter did so under the assumption that this relationship would be revealed in The Last Jedi, most likely at the very beginning of the movie, which, we had been told, would pick up where TFA left off. However, as TLJ’s release date approached, we learned that Luke gives Rey the cold shoulder upon her arrival. Naturally, this gave many fans pause, as the general (and natural) assumption was that Luke would surely immediately recognize and welcome Rey if she was indeed his long-lost daughter.

Part of our analysis of The Last Jedi.

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My Little Jedi: Kinship is Tragic

In the spirit of Halloween, and after considering which Star Wars characters would dress up as what other popular franchise characters, I have decided that the most perfect costume for the notoriously-coiffed Kylo Ren would be one of the irrepressible Pinky Pie.

Before you protest, please take a gander at the irrefutable proof of the genius of this match:

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