In the novelization of Star Wars: The Force Awakens Unkar Plutt runs into Rey at Maz's place due to a covert Imperial Homing Beacon, which he says is old technology.

Is this beacon the same one that Tarkin put on there those many years before, or was a new one added in between the events of A New Hope and The Force Awakens?

  • disney canon or legends?
    – phantom42
    Jul 25, 2016 at 18:31
  • @phantom42 canon if possible, I'm listening to the audiobook right now and it came upon that scene so I was a little confused.
    – CBredlow
    Jul 25, 2016 at 18:31
  • My original only has a c-canon answer, but the question is identical.
    – phantom42
    Jul 25, 2016 at 18:34
  • We're both asking what happened to the tracking device Tarkin put on the ship.
    – phantom42
    Jul 25, 2016 at 18:35
  • This has the makings of a unique question, but as written it's a dupe.
    – Valorum
    Jul 25, 2016 at 18:38


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