The Future of Star Wars: IX and Beyond


With IX in production, focus has shifted to the final installment in the Skywalker Saga. Many, if not most, expect that it will bring a close to the Skywalker storyline and the franchise will explore entirely new directions. However, a look at where we are and where we’ve come from suggests a surprising direction for the franchise.

Written by robotical712. Speaking for myself only.

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The Case for Rey Skywalker: Another Interpretation

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In the first Case for Rey Skywalker, we presented the idea Luke knew who Rey was at the end of The Force Awakens and kept it from her to protect her. Now we present an alternative possibility. Continue reading The Case for Rey Skywalker: Another Interpretation

How I Met Your Mother: Rey Skywalker Edition – Wrap Up and Theories

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

In our final post we examine several possibilities for the idea ‘Fishing the Deluge’ reveals the origins of Rey’s mother.

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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.

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Way Too Early Predictions for Star Wars: Episode IX

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With Episode IX starting filming shortly, the Star Wars Shadow Council is pleased to give you our absurdly early predictions for the film.

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The Lost Son of Mandalore: An Origin Story for Finn in Episode IX

finn-phasma-last-jedi-tallWe’ve spoken before of Finn’s role specifically in the Skywalker family arc, and how his future is heavily foreshadowed to interweave with them as Han Solo’s did before him–but what about where he came from before the beginning of The Force Awakens? In this article, I make a case for a backstory for Finn that both adds depth to his past, and gives meaning to his future.

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Finding SkyMom: Reading Between the Legends

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By HypersonicHarpist, robotical712, Sprinkles, Pale and JoseyFish

The Legends of Luke Skywalker is structured as a series of stories being told within another story, known as a framing story.  The framing story is entirely canon, the stories that the characters tell however exist as in universe legends. Like legends that exist in our world they are subject to error from exaggeration, romanticization, being altered slightly with each telling, or could be fabricated entirely.  While their canonicity is questionable, the stories are worth examining because there is often a bit of truth in Legends.

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