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SPECULATION Rey's Junk Dealer Drunk Parents

Discussion in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' started by techsteveo, Dec 28, 2017.

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  1. Crusifix

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    I agree, it appears as a Mary Sue, but it is also the same line of natural abilities that Anakin most likely had growing up on Tatooine . I just wonder if Rey hates sand? You know, 'cause it gets everywhere.
     
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    Apparently I need the Mods to change the title to HUMOR. I'm not presenting an argument as to why Rey is a Mary Sue. I'm showing how her parents hated her for being a Mary Sue so they abandoned her.
     
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    To get back onto the subject at hand...Logically it doesn't really line up. I can't see selfish parents like that giving up a real moneymaker. If they were indeed to be depicted in that manner, then logically they would have used her to make life better and easier. The only thing that does fit is that they were scared... But as a parent, I am always scared of my child...Scare of sickness, death...etc. However, if my child was a phenom and had amazing abilities I would be anything but scared of their potential. That is unless their talent was bagging kittens and throwing them off of a bridge.
     
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    I said she was talking to droids, doing back flips, repairing hyper drives and doing Jedi Mind tricks on Teedo's all before age 5. Did you think this was a legit arguement? lol.
     
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    The fact that so many are deeming your story possible in the GFFA indicates that finding gifted children like this is an accepted notion by the fans here and only questioned when she gets to age 19 and all of a sudden we have to examine who, what, how, and why she is.

    Kinda weird, isn't it? I mean....how else did Jedi find gifted kids? Not every planet had a census taker that measured midichlorian levels. Hell, they couldn't even stop Padme from dying.

    But a gifted 19 year old? Oh nooooo!!! Not possible!!!!!!

    lol

    This is hilarious.
     
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    Why not? It is all possible until we are shown otherwise in Cannon. She could have possibly been able to do all of these things and not known that it wasn't normal. Like when she bypassed the compressor on the Millenium Falcon. She did it and showed Han what she did like it was completely obvious. On the other hand, I was walking at the age of 8 months, and my oldest son was walking at 9 months and able to push his twin sister around the house in a Little Tikes Cozy Coupe. He is 6 year old and has played Soccer since he was 3. Averages 6 goals a game and is playing in the next age group above where he should be. His twin sister is in Ballet and has advanced to the point where she performs alongside 10-14 year olds. The only thing that she can't do is go on Pointe due to the physical maturity of her feet and legs. So, everything that you listed as Rey possibly being able to do in "the Star Wars Universe" seems completely plausible to myself.

    ;-)
     
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    A gifted 19 year old is not implausible...but if it's a 19 year old GIRL?!?!
    Preposterous. Outlandish
     
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    It's funny because the only force power I had her do was the Jedi Mind trick on Teedos. Everything else was poking fun at fans that scream SHE HAD NO TRAINING.
    Basically, her parents are the "Rey hater Star Wars Fans" that couldn't accept her extreme gifted-ness so they got rid of her.

    At 5 shes Gifted. At 19 she's Mary Sue. lol.
     
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    How about a 9 yr old boy in a Naboo Starfighter....."hey what do these buttons do let me start randomly pushing them".....7 minutes later he is single-handedly destroying a droid command ship in orbit.....
     
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    Well that makes perfect sense and is 100% logical. I see no issues with this.
     
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    Yeah but what if some galactic energy force that binds the galaxy together impregnates a woman????

    I mean.....that would be totally jumping over, beating, killing, and eating the shark! Wouldn't it!?!?!?!?!
     
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    Just totally ripping off that Jesus fella.
     
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    Anakin was conceived by Force in slave mother of virtue.

    Rey had 2 junk dealer alcocholic parents.

    In their power guess is Rey and Anakin are equal,in fact Anakin was formally trained 10 years to became Jedi.Rey lifts 100 ton of rock without formal training.

    Whatever Rey's parents were on to,It was a powerful stuff.

    So were scenario writers.
     
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    But what if Anakin was conceived by dark side manipulation? What if Palpatine was manipulating the midichlorians to create...life? What if he chose a backwater planet and a slave women to test his unnatural abilities? What if because of this dark side manipulation that is why the Skywalker bloodline has such dark side tendencies?

    And what if Rey and Anakin are equal? Is that a problem?
     
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    Oooh this is like one of those choose your story books.

    Is that a problem?
    NO --> Continue in the story
    YES ---> go to the next question

    Why?
    Betrays the original story!
    Ruins my childhood!
    She's a lady. And it's Jedi not Jedilina!
    I just like being mad about things online!
     
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    Here's my idea for a Rey backstory, just making use of what we see in the films (no idea what's out there in the EU, so no idea if any of this contradicts the EU):

    1. Rey is born to nobody junk scavengers just like Kylo Ren says. She is sold for drinking money not when she's 5 years old, but fairly early after she is born. Her parents irk out the rest of their days on Jakku and die early deaths.

    2. It turns out Rey isn't sold to Unkar Plutt, but to someone of significance in the Star Wars universe, someone who was present on Jakku around the time. Someone of such significance that they have access to the Falcon. Maybe someone of such significance that they are attuned with the Force and can sense that the girl is strong with the Force (maybe it's Lor San Tekka...just someone of that calibre, who knows). The first act of that individual is to free Rey (so the money paid to Rey's parents was more as an adoption rather than buying the girl as property). A lot of nice parallels here to Anakin's backstory. Rey now has loving, adoptive parents. Her life's actually pretty good. She feels happy and safe. Maybe she meets Han, Leia, and a very young Ben Solo during this time frame, which is why Kylo Ren seems so obsessed with this girl in Episode VII even though he's supposed to have never met her; and why Han and Leia seem so attached to this girl they've never met.

    3. Something happens when Rey is around 5-7 years old. An emergency in the GFFA, maybe something of a military nature, to where her adoptive parents need to leave Jakku and rush off to the scene. They know the mission is dangerous and that Rey cannot come along. They take off on the ship we see in the Force Back scene in Episode VII, and leave Rey and the Falcon with Unkar Plutt. Do they trust Unkar? No, but it's Jakku. There aren't a lot of options. Rey is scared and confused, and we see her screaming "Come back!" to the ship as Unkar pulls her away.

    4. Rey grows up alone, and Unkar puts her to work as a scavenger, just like everyone else in the area. She dreams of her parents returning someday to free her from this life she never asked for. Yet, at some point prior to the Maz Kanata scene in Episode VII (where she tells Rey her parents are never coming back), the adoptive parents are killed. Maybe they die responding to the emergency, or maybe if it is someone like Lor San Tekka, they eventually return after a long campaign in the hopes of finding Rey, but as we see at the beginning of the movie, Lor is struck dead by Kylo Ren. This too would be kind of nice, and add new depth to the opening scene of Episode VII and that character who seems important but who we only get to see on screen for a minute or two.

    At this point, we still don't really know what Rey's backstory is, but as you can see, even a marginally competent storyteller can craft a satisfying backstory out of the few details we've received. Patience will pay off in this trilogy. At the end of TESB but before the release of ROTJ, there were plenty of people thinking that Darth Vader was lying about being Luke's father in light of what Obi Wan says in ANH. Yet, Vader and Obi Wan both were telling the truth, from a certain point of view! My guess is that it's the same here. Rey will be from loser, deadbeat parents, but she will also have a reason for why she was waiting for her parents to return on Jakku.
     
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    Honestly, the idea that she was abandoned on Jakku at age 5 and made it on her own until age 20 is crazy. No 5 year old raises themselves. If she was taken in by Unkar Plutt, she would remember that. I can see not remembering her parents. 5 is very young to lose them. But she would remember her life as an older child and teen. Not to mention that she's super nice and compassionate. A child brought up by Unkar Plutt would not turn out like her. So there is a huge opportunity to explain things. I'm just fearful that JJ and Rian aren't interested in answering these questions, but creating more questions.
     
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    Tell that to Cinderella.
     
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    Another Mary Sue :D JK
     
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    Rian considered many possibilities for her parentage.
     
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