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The film's official novelisation (considered a canon source of information about the movie) indicates that yes, Poe's mind was indeed violated by Ren using the dark side of the Force to read his innermost thoughts and discover his secrets. Slumped and shackled in the seat, Poe was still breathing. Beyond that, he no longer cared much what happened to ...


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You're damn right he does. Poe is extremely proud of his customised X-Wing and likes to keep the flight systems just the way he likes them as this maintenance report (from Poe Dameron: Flight Log) shows. In brief, he likes the thrusters and electromagnetic gyroscopes to be calibrated to his own personal specifications and he likes the flight controls "oiled"...


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It spells "Roæhal" which may be a signature of Senior Prop Modeller Roy Halfpenny. Thanks to Valorum for pointing this out. I haven't been able to find any clean images of the actual prop from the movies that show the lettering in full, but the official Disney/Hasbro replica shows this: I found an unboxing video that has a better view of the text: ...


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In the Last Jedi novelization, there's a section from BB-8's point of view describing Poe's ship, Black One, as uniquely difficult to work with: Behind Poe in the starfighter's droid socket, BB-8 was already dealing with a lengthy list of mostly irrelevant alerts from the X-wing's central computer. That was nothing new: Every astromech in the Resistance ...


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There's a deleted scene after the crash on Jakku, where Poe used a speeder. The scene is in the novelization of TFA In the book, Foster describes Poe scrambling from the wreckage of the Tie-Fighter in a daze and, in the process, accidentally leaving his jacket behind in the pilot's seat. Stranded in the desert, Poe meets a speeder-driving scavenger with “...


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The film script offers the following information INT. STAR DESTROYER HANGAR - NIGHT Poe, shackled, is ushered from the transport through the hangar. He is awed by the imposing space. POE: All right. All right! The film's official novelisation concurs, stating that it's "enormous and impressive". The shackles that Poe had worn on the troop ...


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I daresay at this point in time, we can only quote Supreme Leader Snoke: We shall see. We shall see! More seriously, we do see feats of his (Poe, not Snoke) that are astonishing. His flying and shooting over Maz Kanata's castle would possibly make Anakin just throw up his hands and take up fishing: We see him shooting down a sequence of TIEs while doing ...


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