The Rise of Skywalker novelization reveals that Allegiant General Pryde was loyal to Palpatine all along

The Rise of Skywalker novelization reveals that Allegiant General Pryde was loyal to Palpatine all along

One of the most significant new characters introduced in The Rise of Skywalker was Allegiant General Pryde, a brand new officer in the First Order. The film pits Pryde against General Hux, while also making it clear that Pryde outranked Hux in the First Order hierarchy. But after Supreme Leader Kylo Ren turned back to [...]

The Rise of Skywalker novelization explains how Palpatine copied the secret to immorality from Plagueis… and that Luke thought it was a lie

The Rise of Skywalker novelization explains how Palpatine copied the secret to immorality from Plagueis… and that Luke thought it was a lie

One of the very interesting aspects of The Rise of Skywalker novelization, written by Rae Carson, was how it explained further Palpatine's return. I'll be writing about this more in-depth soon, but today I want to focus on this aspect of it: Darth Plagueis's secret to immortality was finally revealed! But first, let me ask [...]

The top seven scenes The Rise of Skywalker novelization featured that weren’t in the film

The top seven scenes The Rise of Skywalker novelization featured that weren’t in the film

The Rise of Skywalker novelization was recently released, and author Rae Carson did an incredible job at capturing the film in writing, while adding tons of fun details, helpful insights, and exciting answers. It's a great read, and I highly recommend it. I'll be breaking down plenty of stuff from it in the coming days, [...]

The Rise of Skywalker novelization apparently reveals that Palpatine’s son was a clone!

The Rise of Skywalker novelization apparently reveals that Palpatine’s son was a clone!

Rae Carson's novelization for The Rise of Skywalker officially releases on March 17, but parts of it have hit the internet early. Included in that was the big but not crazy reveal that Palpatine's spirit occupied a clone body in the film. That meant that there were two clones in the film (in Palpatine and [...]