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SPECULATION "Mara" Pulls It All Together

Discussion in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' started by JediJurist, Apr 23, 2018.

  1. JediJurist

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    Kylo Ren and General Hux stand in a dark room surrounded by First Order officers attending to computer stations and holographic military images. Ren slowly walks toward a large holographic image of a First Order fleet, emitting from a large hologram table in the center of the command center.

    Supreme Leader Ren: General Hux, is your fleet prepared to secure the final system in the Outer Rim.

    General Hux: Yes Supreme Leader. We have already surrounded the last of the New Republic's armada above Sullust. The First Order will have complete military control of the entire galaxy within hours. (Hux pauses to grimace at Ren's emotionless reaction to this news. Ren stares off in the distance with a disinterested gaze. Hux's grimace changes into a very slight, but devious smirk.)

    General Hux: (continuing in a hushed voice) There's something else Supreme Leader. The prison yard we established on Crait... I have reports that one of the prisoners desperately wants to speak to you. Evidently, she is someone who had been detained in secrecy by Supreme Leader Snoke in a cell on the Supremacy. She was pulled from the wreckage and has been working as a slave in the salt mines ever since.

    Ren: (with irritation growing in his voice) A salt mining prisoner is of no concern to me, General.

    Hux: (stepping closer to Ren but speaking loud enough to be heard by other FO officers in the room) She says she is your aunt. She claims to be a Skywalker.

    Ren: (Kylo swings around angrily to meet Hux face-to-face. Kylo pauses before speaking, noticing that others in the room have stopped working for a brief second and seem shell-shocked. Calming himself...) General Hux, we are about to control the entire galaxy and you waste my time with the delusions of prisoners? Prepare my shuttle, I will travel to Sullust to see to it myself that your army has finally ended the last of the New Republic.

    Kylo storms out of the command center, boards his shuttle and disembarks to hyperspace. Cutting to his shuttle cockpit.

    Ren: Change course to the salt mines of Crait.

    A First Order Prison guard unlocks a cell, handing a shovel to a slave.

    Guard: Get up, time to work. (throwing the shovel at her feet). Oh, by the way, I heard the great General Hux himself said your Supreme Leader nephew ain't coming to pardon you darling! (He laughs, walking away until a shovel whacks him across the back of the head. The prisoner slave grabs the guard's keys and begins unlocking cells and freeing other slaves).

    Kylo's shuttle lands on Crait just outside the repaired blast doors of the old rebel base--now a First Order prison. Alarms can be heard in the distance, two FO officers are running full speed across the salt flats between Kylo's shuttle and the blast door, waiving their arms frantically. Kylo's shuttle door opens to greet them.

    Officer: (out of breath) Supreme Leader. It is not safe here. There's been a prisoner uprising. Give us some time to quell the revolt.

    Ren: You have a prisoner, a slave who claims to be related to me. What is her name?

    Officer: (still out of breath and glancing at the other officer a bit confused ) Ah... yes, yes we do. She's crazy Sir. Says she's your aunt....

    Ren: (Angrily) HER NAME!

    Officer: Yes, of course sir. (catching his breath). Um, she's a survivor from the Supremacy. We have no record of her. All we know was she was a prisoner of Snoke's. And she says her prisoner number is R2D2... That doesn't sound right to me.

    Kylo storms off the shuttle walking briskly toward the prison with his lightsaber ignited. Kylo knows it is the wife of Luke Skywalker.
     
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    Even though your idea is kinda cool, it won't happen because you don't introduce such an important character like Luke's wife in the last episode. You know why? Because it pulls away the focus from the other characters.
     
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    Geezus, THAT was good...I was right there in the scene!

    I'd love it!!
     
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    Don't box yourself in a corner with an idea you love so when the movie comes around and doesn't hit it, you feel cheated or whatever. That's all I'm saying.
     
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    Oh....ya mean like the millions of others that were robbed of their expectations?!? :)
     
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    Exactly because of weak characters left for ep IX they are casting new lead episode IX character codename MARA.

    Hip hip hurray!, we who expected Luke to had wife got hardest thing to hear in ep VIII, maybe now its turn for the others to get hardest thing to hear for them .

    Or is suddenly hardest thing to hear not desired thing anymore and we should continue preparations for ReyLo festivities...undisturbed.......:p
     
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    Weak characters left? Excuse me? Kylo Ren is the most interesting character since, well, ever! Furthermore we already have four lead characters. So no, "Mara" won't be a lead character. Don't believe everything you read up on the internet.
     
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    If I would tell you what I think of Kylo Ren's story arc so far this post will break all records in negaive ratings ever and cause major breakdown of SWNN server.
     
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    Thanks for the friendly feedback! I really think this is the tip of the iceberg for cool stuff they could do with a Mara type character.
     
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    This would be really great, challenging and brave thing to do.

    Only thing that could and probably will prevent such scenario, is J.J.Abrams, who is conformist and unready to make risks.

    Paradoxically, Rian Johnson, who literally has placed Luke Skywalker on a prepared stone altar and executed him there in front of millions of shocked fans without a blink of an eye, would be the one who could overturn story into something so radical as delivering Luke's wife in to a stoned faces of millions of ReyLos and Rey randomers.

    J.J Abrams, do not have b... to do this I think.
     
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    sadly I have to agree. :(
     
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    I really don't see how this would fit into a story about Rey and Kylo Ren. Even if Luke did have a wife (he didn't) it wouldn't make any sense for her to be introduced in the final film.

    Mara: "I'm your aunt"
    Kylo Ren: "Okay? Who cares?"
     
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    Mara would say:

    "Look boy, go away from my daughter, btw she is your cousin, go find your family ,.. oh wait , you murdered your own father , and killed heart of your mother so she died recently to,alone, well that's your problem ,not ours.".
    (Mara from EU had long sharp tongue ;)).

    I think both you and Kylo would "care " about Mara .

    Reylo activists are so transparent .
     
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    I generally ignore you since you're in the business of beating a dead horse, but would you please quit calling me a "Reylo activist." I have no interest in a Rey/Ben romance. However, your devotion to Rey having Anakin DNA is nearly religious. So maybe it's not wise for you to attempt to label others.

    Kylo has killed his father, attempted to kill Rey and Luke Skywalker. Why would he care about some lost aunt that's not central to the story? He is killing the past after all.
     
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    Kylo is , unfortunately , not any great character, but a coward that is escaping from facing demons of his past.

    That is probably even worse fact about him than him been a patricidal murderer.

    As such he should be dead end of his bloodline, which is unfortunate, he was son of beloved Han and Leia.

    I have hope however of his eventual honorable death and redemption, for instance sacrificing his life to save life of his cousin , Rey, the last and only worthy left to carry on Skywalker's name and legacy.

    That would redeem him in my eyes, and make his story arc at the end acceptable.
     
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    Ahhh yes......Star Wars. A 40 year Saga of the Skywalkers*.




    And a random girl.
     
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    I have mentioned this in a couple of other threads but it does seem like some people are really hung up on the EU stuff. I loved the Thrawn Trilogy when it came out all those years ago. I was probably around 13 years old and even then I didn't read any more after that because I felt like if they ever made sequels it would all just be thrown away. I loved Mara Jade and Thrawn, but when the PT came out and Lucas expanded the lore it was even clearer that those books would be retconned out of existence.

    For the people who love those books and those characters that's great. Those books still exist. They're not any less real simply because the movies went in another direction. If you don't like the new direction that's fine as well, but don't be one of those toxic people who name call and spam people with negative ratings.
     
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    Let's stick to addressing the post, not the individual guys.

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