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Whither the Jedi in The Force Awakens? So would like to say there’s a lightsaber attached to Daisy Ridley’s speeder, but in truth it’s about as clear as whatever it was that fell out of the bottom of Cloud City in Empire. In fact, there’s no sign of the Jedi at all! (Assuming we’re not being tricked by J.J. Abrams into thinking Kylo Ren is a Sith when he’s really a Jedi.) And all we have are rumors about Luke – that he’s being held captive, that he’s in exile, that he’s been gone 10 years, that he’s been gone 30 years, that he’s super powerful and scared of it, that he hasn’t trained any other Jedi…
Yeah, so far all the Jedi talk starts and ends with the mystery of Luke, because we just don’t know yet who the light side Force sensitive folks are. Hope we get a good clue soon…
Star Wars Fun FactSurprising or little known Star Wars tidbits, sometimes related to today’s Force Feature.
Did you know? In the Universe formerly known as the Expanded Universe, Luke built up the Jedi until they were more than 100 strong and by 25 ABY the it became the time of the “New Jedi Order” – that is, until the Yuuzhan Vong War wiped a bunch of them out. Afterward, the Jedi became divided over whether their allegiance was to the Galactic Alliance, or to the galaxy at large. Which is about the time in which we find ourselves for The Force Awakens, for what it’s worth…
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Trivia Time!Test your knowledge of the Star Wars universe!
Yesterday’s answer: Luke and Han
Today’s question: What planet did Tarkin threaten to destroy if Leia refused to reveal the location of the Rebel base?