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 [...]

Do we have an idea as to what happened to Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber?

Do we have an idea as to what happened to Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber?

The only time in The Last Jedi that Luke Skywalker uses his green lightsaber is in a flashback. When at the end of the movie he appears on Crait as a Force projection, Luke is using the iconic blue Skywalker lightsaber - which, of course, had previously been destroyed in the film, another indication that [...]

Explaining the map to Luke Skywalker: Why its absence in The Last Jedi isn’t a plot hole

Explaining the map to Luke Skywalker: Why its absence in The Last Jedi isn’t a plot hole

Though Luke Skywalker appeared in The Force Awakens for just a brief, non-speaking cameo appearance at the end, it would not be incorrect to assert that he is one of the most prominent figures throughout the film. The opening crawl makes this very clear, with the very first words we read to start the sequel [...]

Why Luke Skywalker is a truly heroic Jedi in The Last Jedi

Why Luke Skywalker is a truly heroic Jedi in The Last Jedi

Ever since The Last Jedi was released, there has been a vocal (albeit relatively small) percentage of fans who are furious about it. Some of these complaints can easily be dismissed because they are rooted in sexism, while others have taken to harassing the actors and people involved with the film and should be largely [...]