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SPECULATION Star Wars & the Whills

Discussion in 'General Movie Discussion' started by GingerByte, Feb 18, 2016.

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Do you believe The Narrator from The Clone Wars is a Shaman of the Whills?

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  1. GingerByte

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    Time for some silly speculation :p:

    Somewhere far in the Star Wars galaxy's future, the stories of the struggle between the light and dark sides of the force have become nothing but legend. The title a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.... is not directed towards our audience as we believe, but an unseen one currently camped at the Whills tribe. The Star Wars film and TV material is nothing but a visual representation of The Journal of the Whills.

    I also believe that the Whills to are similar to the watchers of the Marvel universe, in that they observe events transpiring across the galaxy, and record them in a massive archive.

    Could Tom Kane's "narrator" actually be a Whill? Sure, it could just be Admiral Wullf Yularen recounting stories, but why would he be? He has no reason to, and he wasn't present for most of the events that unfolded, especially the ones kept secret.

    This theory is somewhat backed up by what Lucas said:
    "Originally, I was trying to have the story be told by somebody else (an immortal being known as a Whill); there was somebody watching this whole story and recording it, somebody probably wiser than the mortal players in the actual events. I eventually dropped this idea, and the concepts behind the Whills turned into the Force. But the Whills became part of this massive amount of notes, quotes, background information that I used for the scripts; the stories were actually taken from the Journal of the Whills."
     
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    ...because The Shaman of the Whills sounds like the narrator of A 1940s "Flash Gordon" Serial .
     
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    It is the same voice as Admiral Wullf Yularen. The voice actor doesn't seem to try making the two sound different at all.
     
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    Ha-ha, whoops you're right. I shall edit this post now :p.
     
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    During the making of ROTS, Lucas explained that C-3PO and R2-D2 tell the story to the Whills. I suspect that Maz is a Whill.
     
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    Thanks for that information, very interesting.
     
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    When there is a Whill, there is a way.
     
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    Clever, but also something to consider. I've always wondered if the Whills were just some ancient understanding of what the Force was, much like ancient peoples would attribute weather to the gods. The names even are sort of indicative of each other, provided Whill recieves an alternative spelling: "will" and "force" are heavily similar words.
     
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    I always assumed it was R2 telling us the story somehow. A droid could conceivably live a pretty long time and travel to another galaxy.
     
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    Well yeah, C3P0 has had his memory wiped several times, and one was major.
     
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    No he is one of the Celestials, or whatever their called.
     
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    The Celestials are legends material though.
     
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    In Legends the Way was another ancient name 4 the Force;).
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    In Legends the Way was another ancient name 4 the Force;).
     
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    who cares.
     
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    What i mean by "who cares" is that I'm sick of the continuity policing in regards to the old EU and the new. I'm sorry i just don't care what Pablo Hidalgo says is canon its all Star Wars material to be enjoyed.
     
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    "There always is a little bit of truth in legends." ;)(ahsoka)
     
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