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Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (2019, ninth movie produced) The Sith return to build a new Empire under Darth Sidious, who seeks to make Rey a Sith. Use with the [star-wars] tag.

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How could Rey be Palpatine's grandchild if her father was not Force-sensitive?

Kylo says to Rey, "My mother was the daughter of Vader, your father was the son of the Emperor." But Leia was Force-sensitive, and therefore the Force lineage Vader → Leia → Kylo makes sense....
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Somehow Palpatine returned, but how, and why then?

Firstly I think I should come clean, that I have never watched the Rise of Skywalker completely, and probably never will. But, I have watched a lot of clips online, as well as a lot of reviews on ...
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When was the 1st time in the Star Wars movies that a character has confirmed Anakin over Luke as the chosen one? [duplicate]

To address comments: 1 TheLethalCarrot♦: I might be missing something to what you're asking but isn't TPM full of Qui-Gon Jinn talking about Anakin being the Chosen One. Me: I thought Qui-Gon thought ...
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Who is Palpatine's Wife?

In The Rise of Skywalker, it is revealed Then who would be Palpatine's wife? I have watched all of the movies and have never heard anything about this.
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Why did Kylo Ren drag his TIE fighter on the ground?

In The Rise of Skywalker, in a scene first shown in the trailer and taking place on Pasaana in the final film, Kylo makes the strange choice to fly his TIE whisper directly at Rey on the ground: This ...
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What's the meaning of "I think dead, too"?

C-3PO and Poe finds a speeder in the caves: C-3PO: Perhaps we will find the driver. (BB-8 Chirps alien language) Poe: Yep, BB-8, I think dead, too. What's the meaning of "I think dead, too"...
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What makes Palpatine say that Kylo Ren betrayed him?

Palpatine speaks to Kylo Ren: PALPATINE: The Jedi apprentice still lives. Perhaps you have betrayed me. Do not make me turn my fleet against you. I know Palpatine is stronger than Kylo Ren. What ...
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Why would the fleet hit each other?

Poe says to his team, who are attacking the fleet: Poe: Get to their altitude. They can't fire on us without hitting each other. Don't give up. Why would the fleet hit each other ?
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What does Rey mean by this statement?

Rey says to Kylo Ren, after healing him: Rey: I did want to take your hand, Ben's Hand. What does Rey mean by this statement?
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Why did Palpatine say: "I am all the Sith"?

In the ninth Star Wars movie, when Palpatine is fighting Rey, he says: I am all the Sith. Why did he say that? Has he done something that made him "connect" and/or obtain the power of all ...
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How would killing the Emperor turn Luke/Rey to the Dark Side?

In both Return of the Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker, the Emperor uses the logic of, "kill me and you'll be turned to the Dark Side." Well, how does that work exactly? Just because you kill ...
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Did navi-computer technology dramatically increase between Ep. 4 and Ep. 9?

In the original Star Wars film, Han Solo pointed out the significant lag between requesting hyperspace jump data from the computer and actually receiving it. 35 years later (in-universe), Poe Dameron, ...
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Is Chief Okko still trapped?

Recall in Star Wars: Empire’s End issue 1, the Emperor blows a gasket when the initial firing of the Galaxy Gun does not go as planned. This in turn reveals his fraught deteriorating condition of his ...
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How did Kylo know where Rey was when she went to look for the second Wayfinder?

Without using the hidden mechanism of the dagger, how did Kylo Ren know the exact location of the second wayfinder?
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The nature of dark side Rey

When Rey finds the wayfinder a dark side version of herself comes out. Is it just her hallucination, or something triggered by her presence?
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Did Sith Eternal Army cultists survive Exegol in "The Rise of Skywalker?"

At the climax of Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker, Kylo Ren arrives at Exegol after Rey and manages to assist her in fighting the Emperor. When Kylo Ren first descends into the bowels of ...
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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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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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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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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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Which type of cannon does this housing in the remains of the Death Star II belong to?

In Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, during the fight between Kylo Ren and Rey on an almost-submerged wreckage of the second Death Star, visible in the background is what appears to be the sole ...
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Who's piloting the Ghost in The Rise of Skywalker?

During the climax of the Battle of Exegol, with Lando's reinforcements, we can clearly see the VCX-100 light freighter "Ghost" jumping in the fray just behind the Falcon. During the ...
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How does Rey actually get to Exegol?

In Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Rey destroys Kylo Ren's TIE fighter, which has the Sith Wayfinder in it, and Kylo gets a new one from the First Order. How did it survive her fire when she burnt ...
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When did Poe run spice?

In The Rise of Skywalker, it's said that Poe was a spice runner at some point in the past. When exactly was this? His parents were both original members of the Rebellion; when did he slip out to ...
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Rise of Skywalker like The Highlander?

At the end of The Rise of Skywalker the characters, However, is this really what was implied by their statements like, "I am all the Jedi..."? That is, do they really adopt the powers of ...
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How could the Death Star still be operational in The Rise of Skywalker?

In The Rise Of Skywalker, we see a door opens automatically in front of Rey in order to get into the room where Emperor Palpatine presumably hid the wayfinder. Any idea how that door mechanism is ...
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Why didn't Rey encounter Dark Side Rey inside the cave on the planet Ahch-To?

In the movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Rey fights the Dark Side version of herself inside the wreckage of the Death Star. This fight is similar to how Luke Skywalker fought the Dark Side ...
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How could Emperor Palpatine afford having such a massive fleet of Star Destroyers? [duplicate]

How could Emperor Palpatine afford having such a massive fleet of Star Destroyers built on Exegol? One could theorize that it was done for free by The Sith Eternal (his fan club) but there's the price ...
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Leia's death and Jedi funerals

Is there an in-universe reason why when Leia died she wasn't given a traditional Jedi funeral (cremation)?
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What role did the second lightsaber play in Rey's final fight?

In the final fight of Rey in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, she is in the following situation: Why did she bother calling the second lightsaber and what role did it play in the final defeat? Was ...
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Who did Matt Smith play in Rise of Skywalker?

Has anyone any info on the character Matt Smith was meant to be playing in Rise of Skywalker? Or was it just a red herring?
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Why weren't the Resistance ships crippled by lightning? [closed]

In The Rise of Skywalker, after evil Emperor Palpatine electrocuted the entire Rebel fleet of hundreds of starfighters and cruisers, we came to know that there had been a mass blackout among the ships ...
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How many Star Destroyers were on Exegol?

In The Rise of Skywalker, we see a massive fleet of Star Destroyers, which, for all intents and purposes, I will call the Exegol Fleet, due to the fact that they are seen on Exegol. One shot near the ...
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Who did Kylo Ren think Rey was in "The Force Awakens"?

contains spoilers for The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, and The Rise of Skywalker I know there have been questions such as "Why was Kylo wrong about Rey's parentage," but I'm not asking about that. ...
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Why didn't the Rebels know about the Palpatine transmission?

The opening crawl of ROS makes it clear a transmission has already been made. The dead speak! The galaxy has heard a mysterious broadcast, a threat of revenge in the sinister voice of the late ...
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How many Sith Star Destroyers were left at the end of Rise of Skywalker?

I was just wondering if all of the Sith Star Destroyers from The Rise of Skywalker were destroyed in the Rebel fleet's attack or if there are some that survived, possibly beneath the surface of the ...
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Why didn't Palpatine win the standoff with Rey?

At the end of Rise of Skywalker, we see Palpatine single-handedly almost wipe out an entire fleet of ships. I believe it is the most powerful display of the force in the cinematic universe. The only ...
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Who is this old lady and is she some sort of cameo?

In Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker I was wondering who this person is? She appears near the end of the film I looked through quite a few of the 'cameos' websites/zines, but couldn't find anything.
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Who is Darth Sidious?

Is Darth Sidious two people? I heard that Darth Vader killed Darth Sidious, but Darth Sidious comes back in The Rise of Skywalker. Also, there is another emperor in The Last Jedi, but who is he? Is he ...
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What does "jam the speeders" mean, and is this used successfully in any other Star Wars media? [duplicate]

In The Rise of Skywalker, there's a point where Resistance fighters are performing an assault along the surface of a Star Destroyer, and Admiral Pryde reacts by telling a crew member to "jam the ...
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Could Ben Solo have killed Darth Sidious in the same way that Rey did?

In the movie The Rise of Skywalker, when Ben Solo converted back to the Light Side and became a Jedi again, he would have become capable of channeling all the powers of all the past Jedi, and because ...
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Why did this happen in The Rise Of Skywalker?

I didn't understand why disappeared at same time?
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Why did General Pryde describe "Kijimi" as a settlement instead of place?

KYLO REN: Report, General Pryde. General Pryde: There's been a development, sir. The Knights of Ren have tracked the scavenger. To a settlement called Kijimi.
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What are the corresponding easter eggs for John Williams' 52 Oscar Nominations?

Not only does legendary composer John Williams have a cameo in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, but director J.J. Abrams states that every single item in that scene has been very purposefully chosen ...
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What's the meaning of "complete redacted memory bypass"?

C-3PO speaks to Poe: Poe: The inscription that was on the dagger is in your memory? C-3P0: Master Poe. But the translation from a forbidden language cannot be retrieved. That is short of a complete ...
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Why did Kylo Ren attack Quinn in this scene?

Quinn: This fleet, what is it, a gift? What is he asking for in return? [Ren uses the Force to slam him into the ceiling] KYLO REN: Prepare to crush any worlds that defy us. My knights and I are going ...
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Is there an image or video of Star Wars character Domine (or Demine) Lithe?

I have watched The Rise of Skywalker more than a few times, plus some behind-the-scenes videos, trying to spot character Domine (or Demine) Lithe, a pilot of the Resistance during the First Order-...
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Why were there so few TIE fighters during the Battle of Exegol?

When I watched the movie The Rise of Skywalker, it seemed to me that very few TIE fighters fought during the Battle of Exegol, even though there were about a thousand Sith Star Destroyers there. ...
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What happened to the Sith Star Destroyer that destroyed the planet Kijimi in 'The Rise of Skywalker'?

In the movie The Rise of Skywalker, Emperor Palpatine dispatches the Xyston-class Star Destroyer Derriphan to the planet Kijimi to destroy it, and it does so using its axial superlaser. I am curious ...
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If Palpatine is a clone, then why is his face scarred?

The novelization of The Rise of Skywalker tells us that the new Sith Lord is a clone of Emperor Palpatine. Not the original, but a clone. “All the vials were empty of liquid save one, which was ...
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