Questions tagged [the-resistance]

For questions about the military force in Star Wars known as the Resistance, founded by Leia Organa in opposition to the First Order. For questions about the "Star Wars Resistance" series, use [star-wars-resistance].

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How was the Resistance exposed?

At the start of The Last Jedi the Resistance is in full retreat. From the opening crawl: The FIRST ORDER reigns. Having decimated the peaceful Republic, Supreme Leader Snoke now deploys his merciless ...
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Were these fleets accelerating? [closed]

The following contains spoilers for The Last Jedi Prior to the film's climax, Newton's First Law of Motion is usually stated that as "an object at rest tends to stay at rest and an object in motion ...
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Why does the Resistance trust Finn so easily?

It seems strange to me that one act of helping Poe escape would enable The Resistance to trust a former soldier of the First Order. He could have easily been a spy sent to gain their trust and then ...
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Who's the blue alien from The Resistance?

While watching The Force Awakens, after the Resistance soldiers came into the battle (I remember Nien Nunb was amongst them), I noticed a blue alien commanding the Resistance's troops. He kind of ...
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Why did the Resistance use the Rebel symbol while the First Order didn't use the Empire's?

From Wookieepedia: The Rebel Alliance starbird was a symbol of the Alliance to Restore the Republic. The flight helmets of the Rebel X-wing pilots were adorned with the starbird logo. Nearly thirty ...