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Did the people of Naboo ever find out that Senator Amidala had been secretly married to Anakin and that she had died during childbirth?

I would like to know if the people of Naboo ever found out that Senator Amidala had been secretly married to Anakin and that she had died during childbirth. Is there anything in Star Wars literature ...
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Is this scene in the Mandalorian a Mad Max homage?

One scene in The Mandalorian bears a striking resemblance to the end of Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome. Note the desert landscape, sunset, back to the audience, long robes, and long, angled weapons. ...
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In Attack of the Clones why didn't the Jedi simply disable Count Dooku's ship in order to prevent his escape?

Towards the end of Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, three Jedi try to keep Count Dooku from fleeing Geonosis. They battle him with lightsabers, but they don't think to simply slash his ship with their ...
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How old is Omega?

In the second to last episode of Bad Batch Season 1, it is revealed that: But Omega looks to be around 10-11 years old. And we know that the clones had to be trained for nine years before being ...
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Do astronomers likely know information regarding other galaxies?

I was browsing Wikipedia and humans on Earth know a LOT more than I expected on the galaxies in our universe. We know how many there are, which ones are the oldest, the furthest, the largest, the ...
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Can Jedi communicate with each other across the galaxy through the Force without alerting the Sith?

I recently got around to starting Star Wars Rebels. In the episode "Path of the Jedi" (season 1 episode 10) Ezra and Kanan are inside a Jedi temple. The voice of provides guidance to both ...
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Why is Darth Maul on Naboo during the final battle?

If my understanding is correct, Darth Sidious' plan regarding Naboo is to use the Trade Federation to create a political crisis in which he, as Palpatine, can gain political power and become Supreme ...
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Why is it called 'Lightspeed' if the ships aren't traveling at the speed of light?

In the Star Wars franchise, they can travel through hyperspace to other systems and planets. But Han in Star Wars: A New Hope said they needed to make the jump to lightspeed. And there have been ...
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Who killed Luke's students?

As we see in The Rise of Kylo Ren comic, it wasn't Ben Solo. 'He vanished with a handful of my students and slaughtered the rest', says Luke to Rey. But, again, that wasn't Ben; and Luke wasn't ...
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Trying to ID a background music track from either Star Wars: Battlefront (2004) or Star Wars: Battlefront II (2005)

There’s this ambient song from a level in one of these games with female vocals. It was very somber as opposed to the usual exciting and bombastic sound of other tracks. I’m trying to identify it from ...
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Does a Wookiee Life Debt Ever End?

The rules of Wookiee life debts seem very harsh in Legends. Chewbacca remained with Han for decades after pledging himself. The life-debt extended to Han's wife, children, and brother-in-law as well. ...
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Does TK stand for anything?

In the Star Wars universe, the Republic's troopers went by the designation "CT." The Empire's troopers started going by "TK" very early on, as seen in The Bad Batch. CT presumably, ...
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Was Ben Solo sent away twice?

That's what it seems. Leia remembers him as an angry teenager in The Last Jedi novel. He was around the house apparently. Kylo (same book) remembers hearing Han and Leia arguing about him, and I think ...
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When did Obi-Wan know that Anakin/Vader was alive?

At the end of RotS, Obi-Wan believes that he is leaving Anakin for dead on Mustafar, disappearing to Tatooine. While he knows that Anakin is not entirely dead at the end of their battle, he leaves ...
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When did Obi-Wan know that Anakin was Vader? [duplicate]

At the end of RotS, Obi-Wan believes that he is leaving Anakin for dead on Mustafar, disappearing to Tatooine. While he knows that Anakin is not entirely dead at the end of their battle, he leaves ...
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How does Rey know how to swim?

We see her doing that in The Last Jedi. The mirror cave scene. But she's been in Jakku since she was 6. I can't find an answer (besides the ones provided by speculation, of course)
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Who are 'Friend of Big Toad' and 'Lady Astronaut'?

They are listed in The Force Awakens credits.
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Star Wars fan film set during the Empire in which Jedi boy and girl kiss

I remember a while ago I saw about 5 minutes of a Star Wars fan film that's older than The Force Awakens (it is from at least 7 years ago). All I remember from it is that it was set during the Empire (...
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Why didn't Darth Vader reopen the blast doors?

When Luke Skywalker shot the control panel for the blast doors on the Death Star, the doors immediately closed, trapping Darth Vader on the other side. Why didn't ...
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If some creature was to eat a Jedi or a Sith, would that creature then become Force-sensitive?

I would like to know if some creature was to eat a Jedi or a Sith, would that mean that the Jedi/Sith's midichlorians would be absorbed into the creature and it would then become Force-sensitive? Take ...
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Was Sio Bibble's transmission entirely fake?

"The death toll is catastrophic. We must bow to their wishes. You must contact me!" Obi-wan and Qui-gon identify, with some confidence, that Sio Bibble's message to Amidala is a trick to ...
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How did Darth Maul know that Amidala was on Tatooine?

After evading the Trade Federation blockade, Padmé and her chums make an emergency landing on Tatooine. Sidious and Maul are hunting for them and appear to use a transmission from Sio Bibble as bait ...
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Why did Rey hear both Alec Guinness and Ewan McGregor?

It's the only Jedi voice that wavers like that. This happens in: The Force Awakens, at the end of the 'forceback': first Guinness, "Rey?" then McGregor "these are your first steps"...
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Tandy CoCo 2 game that replicated the Death Star trench run, maybe also landspeeders on the Endor moon?

I was trying to provide the name of this game when someone I know on a message board asked about the best Star Wars games (admittedly, I was trying to make a point about nostalgia filters), and I ...
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What are some examples of how the Empire helped the galaxy? [duplicate]

In almost every piece of Star Wars media, it's shown how the Empire has drafted people, razed lands, and made the galaxy an uninhabitable place for millions of people. However, they obviously weren't ...
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Why does Bo-Katan remove her helmet? [duplicate]

In second season of The Mandalorian, Bo-Katan and her companions immediately remove their helmets after helping the titular Mandalorian fight off some people trying to kill him. Why do they do this? I ...
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What is the nature of Baze and Chirrut's relationship?

In Rogue One, we (briefly) meet the characters Chirrut Îmwe and Baze Malbus. They are both Guardians of the Whills and have history, but the exact nature of their relationship isn't explicitly said ...
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Who were the 30 Rebel pilots who fought for the Alliance during the Battle of Yavin?

For years, everywhere (including Canon/legends) it has been said that a total of 30 Rebel ships were deployed in the assault on the Death Star during the battle of Yavin. Most of the sources list the ...
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What Happened To Maul When The Emperor Defeated Him?

In a certain episode with Darth Maul and Savage Oppress, Darth Sidious comes and kills Savage and also overpowers Maul himself. The Clone Wars then switches to other subjects, and they don't show ...
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Was Boba Fett the first clone?

It is established in AotC that Boba Fett is an "unaltered" clone of Jango - that is, he ages normally. By this logic, is Boba the first clone? Since he's around 10 in AotC, he must've been ...
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What caused the change in Darth Maul?

In the Star Wars franchise, the role of Darth Maul changes and I'm wondering why both within the story but also outside it. In other words, has Dave Filoni, et al, given any insight on this? I ask ...
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How long before RotS was season 6 of TCW?

spoilers for seasons 6 and 7 of The Clone Wars In season 6 of TCW, Fives tries to uncover the truth about the clones' inhibitor chips, ultimately dying in Rex's arms as he's killed. In season 7, ...
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What else was inside Ben Kenobi's chest?

Form the movie Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, we all remember the scene at Ben Kenobi's hut where the old hermit gets up and goes to a chest where he rummages around and then extracts from it ...
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Why do clones have the same accent as Jango Fett?

Clone troopers in Star Wars talk with the same accent as Jango Fett, from whose DNA they were cloned. In The Bad Batch the character of Omega, who is an unmodified clone of Fett has his accent too. ...
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Who shot Vader's ship during the Battle of Yavin, Han or Chewie? [duplicate]

At the end of the movie Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope (1977), during the Battle of Yavin, we are witnesses to how, while Darth Vader and his wingmen were on the tail of Luke's X-wing in the Death ...
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Is this SW comic from a larger story?

I don't have any actual images of this comic, sorry. This was a one-volume comic that was in the end of a Star Wars comic I read. At the time, I thought it was a preview for a longer full-length book....
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Where was Ben Solo conceived?

Okay, I know how creepy this question looks, but I swear there's an actual reason behind it. We know that Ben Solo was born in 5 ABY to Leia and Han. In the canon novel Aftermath: Life Debt from 2016,...
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Are Force users more resilient than others?

After re-watching a few parts of Episode 3 and watching The Bad Batch I noticed something. Usually if a character takes a blaster hit (and is not the protagonist) they are dead. When the Jedi get ...
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How can the prophecy of the Chosen One be re-interpreted in light of Palpatine's return in the Disney canon?

The explanation I usually hear for Rey playing an equally, if not more, dramatic role in defeating Palpatine compared to Anakin's (while still not formally replacing him as the Chosen One) is that the ...
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How was Poe Dameron tortured for information?

I read the wiki and it said a droid used methods 2265, 6304, 3333, and K8-A4, but what did the droid do? In The Force Awakens, Poe Dameron is captured and tortured for information on the map to Luke ...
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Why did the destroyers on Exegol rely on a navigational tower to know which way is up?

In Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, when Poe and the others are discussing their plan to get to Exegol, Poe says: FINN: As long as those Star Destroyers are on Exegol we can hit them. BEAUMONT: Hit ...
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Star Wars: The Bad Batch, where does it go in the timeline?

I'm trying to figure out where the Bad Batch goes in the (Disney) Star Wars timeline. It happens at the very end of the Clone Wars (or just after the wars) as far as I can tell, so my guess is that it ...
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Does the Star Wars original trilogy imply that Darth Vader aimed at deposing the Emperor with a converted Luke's help?

I am slightly rusty when it comes to all the details, but let me summarize my doubt and mention a few relevant evidences. Throughout episodes V and VI, it seems as though Vader is seeking to recruit ...
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In Rogue One, why was Bail Organa's appearance made to seem so dramatic?

In the scene in Rogue One where General Draven, Mon Mothma, and Cassian Andor are questioning Jyn Erso, at one point Bail Organa steps out from the shadows. The pace of the movie seems to take a pause,...
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What is the origin of the Rebellion symbol? [duplicate]

In Star Wars, this design is the symbol of the Rebellion: In Rebels, Sabine Wren has a signature Rebellion design she leaves graffitied. It looks like a phoenix, as a tribute to her Phoenix Squadron....
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What is the timeline of the rescue of Han Solo?

In Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, we see R2-D2 and C-3PO arrive at the palace of Jabba the Hutt, bearing a message from Luke Skywalker, and themselves as gifts. Then we see general Leia ...
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Why did Sidious never seek to turn Rey toward the dark side of the Force?

We learned from the film Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019) that Darth Sidious or Palpatine offered to Kylo Ren a new Sith Empire along with the title of Emperor but only if he ...
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Whose idea was it originally to capture Solo and use him as a bait to trap Luke?

We know from Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980) that Darth Vader, after arriving on Hoth just before the Millennium Falcon escaped from Echo Base, decided to capture Han Solo and ...
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Why does Luke draw his blaster instead of his lightsaber to deal with an apparent threat?

For almost 4 years after his training in the ways of the Force with Master Obi-Wan Kenobi, Luke Skywalker had kept with him the lightsaber that once belonged to his father; then, Luke first meets Yoda ...
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Why was only the United Kingdom referred to in the closing credits of The Force Awakens?

At the very end of the closing credits of Star Wars Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015): For the purpose of United Kingdom copyright, Lucasfilm Ltd was the owner of copyright in this film ...