Everything we know about what Mon Mothma was up to after the Battle of Endor

Everything we know about what Mon Mothma was up to after the Battle of Endor

Mon Mothma was an influential figure in the Republic, in the Rebel Alliance, and in the New Republic. Though she doesn't have a ton of screentime in the Star Wars films, she casts an important influence in the story of Star Wars - so what was she up to after the Battle of Endor? Here's [...]

Why did Luke Skywalker use the legacy lightsaber at the end of The Last Jedi?

Why did Luke Skywalker use the legacy lightsaber at the end of The Last Jedi?

In my opinion the climax of The Last Jedi is not just the best moment from the sequel trilogy but among the best moments in Star Wars, period. We see the return of Jedi Master Luke Skywalker, confronting his nephew Kylo Ren and allowing the Resistance to escape. Of course this was all through a [...]

Everything we know about what Admiral Ackbar was up to after the Battle of Endor

Everything we know about what Admiral Ackbar was up to after the Battle of Endor

Admiral Gial Ackbar was a hero of the Rebellion who gained cult status amongst many Star Wars fans for his utterance of the line, “It’s a trap!” in Return of the Jedi. But in-universe, what was Ackbar up to following the Battle of Endor? Let’s take a look at what we know from canon material. [...]

Jedi Master Luke Skywalker’s explanation of the Force to one of his students makes a ton of sense

Jedi Master Luke Skywalker’s explanation of the Force to one of his students makes a ton of sense

In The Rise of Kylo Ren #3, written by Charles Soule and illustrated by Will Sliney, we get some flashbacks to Jedi Master Luke Skywalker training his students at his Jedi Temple. The students in focus in this issue are (obviously) Ben Solo, as well as Voe, Hennix, and Tai. These three students were away [...]

Everything we know about what Wedge Antilles was up to after the Battle of Endor

Everything we know about what Wedge Antilles was up to after the Battle of Endor

[Update: This article has been updated to include Wedge's appearance in The Rise of Skywalker but otherwise remains the same as originally published!] So far, the Star Wars sequel trilogy has brought back many of the beloved and familiar faces from the original trilogy, including Leia Organa, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Chewbacca, R2-D2, C-3PO, Admiral [...]

Why did Leia Organa need to start the Resistance anyway?

Why did Leia Organa need to start the Resistance anyway?

The Force Awakens was intended to thrust the audience right into the sequel trilogy, attempting to explain just enough backstory to inform audiences about what had transpired over the past three decades since the Battle of Endor but not delving deep into the political structure of the New Republic. I assume this was intentional, since [...]