The Definitive ‘The Last Jedi’ Case For Rey Skywalker – Themes

Written by: Needs_More_Sprinkles, robotical712, Josey

In the first article we explore how the themes of the movie and franchise belie the idea Rey is just someone caught in the middle of the Skywalker family drama. Our belief is, in making Rey appear unrelated, the movie is actually thematically necessitating her inclusion in the family’s ranks.

Part of our analysis of The Last Jedi.

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The Theory Post That Started it All…

Written by robotical712.

This was my first full theory regarding how Rey ended up on Jakku and what my full background theory evolved from. I posted this on the Star Wars Speculation subreddit on April 25, 2016:

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We Think We Know What JJ Abrams Cut From The Force Awakens

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Written by needsmoresprinkles.

As you may have seen in our earlier post, we’ve just learned some very interesting news about the ending of The Force Awakens. Namely, that there was some sort of inconsistency between JJ’s original vision and the story that Rian wanted to tell in his subsequent film, and so Rian asked JJ to cut it out of the final scene of the movie. This seems to corroborate early rumors that the final scene of TFA originally featured a moment making explicit the true relationship between Rey and Luke. Many of these initial rumors claimed this was to be a hug, but we have another idea.

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January Claim About the End of The Force Awakens Given Credence by Empire Article

Back in January, I came across a claim that JJ Abrams originally shot a different ending between Rey and Luke. The claim was Luke originally took the lightsaber from Rey and possibly hugged her from a user by the name of Dent on the awardswatch forums:

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What’s In A Name? Cases For And Against “Rey” Skywalker

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It’s no secret that Rey’s name has been the subject of fierce debate over the past few years—is she Rey Skywalker? Rey Kenobi? Rey Palpatine-Calrissian-Sleazebaggano? Instead of wading into that particular topic, however, I’d like to address a different part of the mystery surrounding Rey’s moniker. Namely, is her name really Rey after all?

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