As we approach the middle of the post-TLJ, pre-Episode IX doldrums, it’s time for a little bit of fun, pointless speculation to make the days go by a bit faster. And what better way to do that than to spend several days meticulously compiling a list of all the actresses who could potentially play Rey’s mother in Episode IX? (There are probably better ways, I just chose this one). Below the jump, I explore which of these extremely similar looking British, brunette white ladies (insert beleaguered sigh here) is the best candidate to play the part, ranked in order from to least to most ridiculous. How serious am I about these choices? Not very. Or am I? Who can say. Read on to find out….
Continue reading I Now Pronounce You Mrs. Skywalker: A (Semi-Serious) List Of Candidates to Play Rey’s Mother in Episode IX
Written by Robotical712 and Pale
Names in Star Wars usually carry real-life meanings, either intentional or unintentional. As such, it’s worth examining the name of the girl in ‘Fishing the Deluge’ in Legends of Luke Skywalker, ‘Aya’.
A supplemental to the Finding SkyMom series.
Continue reading Aya: What’s in a Name?
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.
Part of the Finding SkyMom series Continue reading How I Met Your Mother: Rey Skywalker Edition – Wrap Up and Theories
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
Continue reading How I Met Your Mother: Rey Skywalker Edition – Symbolism and Narrative
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.
Part of our Finding SkyMom series
Continue reading Finding SkyMom: Reading Between the Legends
Legends of Luke Skywalker badly wants you to think two characters are the same, but a careful reader will realize that’s impossible.
Continue reading How I Met Your Mother: Rey Skywalker Edition – The Cover Up
By robotical712, Sprinkles, HypersonicHarpist, Pale and JoseyFish
From the early days of Sequel Trilogy speculation, a fun – if frustrating – topic of speculation for fans who believe Rey is Luke Skywalker’s daughter has been that of Rey’s mother. In a new series, the Star Wars Shadow Council will put forward the argument we’ve already been given this mysterious woman’s origins and her tremendous impact on Luke.
Continue reading How I Met Your Mother: Rey Skywalker Edition – Introduction