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Why was Kylo Ren mistaken about Rey?

He saw her helping him, and assumed she was on his side It’s that old standby of prophecies, exact words. Both Rey and Kylo are correct in what they saw. It’s important to note that Rey says she saw ...
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Who turned on the lightsaber?

It was 100% Kylo Ren. When Snoke was slain, Rey had her back to him and when she turned around to see what happened, she was in complete shock. Also, Snoke narrated Kylo Ren's thoughts, which included ...
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Whose helmet did Rey put on?

The helmet belongs to a rebel pilot called Captain Dosmit Ræh, a member of an elite fighter squadron called the Tierfon Yellow Aces, hence the instantly recognisable yellow sigil. Her X-Wing, (...
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Why doesn't Rey sell BB8?

There are a whole bunch of reasons why she decides not to sell him, at least according to the film's various novelisations. She clearly feels an affinity for him Rey had been teasing the little ...
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How does Rey know the Wookiee language?

She picked it up by interacting with offworlders. According to Pablo Hidalgo’s TFA Visual Dictionary (which is canon): Rey’s interaction with offworlders has allowed her to learn nonhuman ...
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Where does Rey get the book she reads in The Rise of Skywalker to find the holocron?

Rey took them from Ahch-To in The Last Jedi, we see them aboard the Falcon at the end of the film. This is confirmed in The Rise of Skywalker: The Visual Dictionary: ...
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Whose helmet did Rey put on?

The helmet belonged to a rebel pilot named Dosmit Ræh. The biggest clues is the Aurebesh writting on the helmet. Link to Canon Canon Aurebesh In the Outer Rim Territories, Aurebesh was sometimes ...
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When was Rey’s lineage decided?

Like everything in the Star Wars universe it seems like it was all “made up as they went along” with a follow-up of “we always meant to do this” or concocting some way to rationalize it all. I know ...
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Why doesn't Rey sell BB8?

My take on it at the time was that she didn't regard BB-8 as being her property in the first place -- so she had no right to sell him to anybody else, in the second place. Remember, they first met ...
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Who turned on the lightsaber?

It was pretty obvious in the scene that it was Kylo Ren, as he was Rey was focused on Kylo
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Why did Rey kiss this person?

Out of universe explanation: because J.J. Abrams thought it would be cool. The following are his words as reported by Indiewire and Slashfilm: “There is as much of a brother-sister thing between ...
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Who is Palpatine's Wife?

Rey's father Dathan is a clone of Palpatine. He was made in a cloning chamber. There is, by definition, no mother. There are, however, indications that Palpatine may have included foreign DNA in order ...
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What color is Rey's new lightsaber?

It is "golden yellow" according to Industrial Light & Magic's (ILM) visual effects supervisor, Patrick Tubach and the rest of the team there. Is there a specific name to Rey's ...
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Why did Rey not change her clothes for 6 years (three movies)?

She did change her clothes... The Force Awakens The Last Jedi The Rise of Skywalker
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When did Palpatine have children?

According to comicbook.com: Rey’s father is actually a failed Palpatine clone in the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker novelization. ... In the novelization, Rey is trying to fake out the Emperor ...
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How could Finn know about Han Solo, given Finn's upbringing?

Finn has apparently had access to entertainment programmes (of a historical nature) as well as the more mundane First-Order weapons and tactical training. As madness ebbed and surged around him, he ...
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Is Rey unaware of her parentage?

From Rey's Story Absentmindedly, Rey mimicked the mother’s loving gesture, softly stroking the salvage in her hand. Rey had no memory of her parents. She didn’t know why they had taken her to Jakku, ...
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Why doesn't Rey go back to Jakku?

Leia ordered her to go to Ahch-To to find Luke Skywalker. Rey feels that the Force is guiding her and that her decision (to go) is the right one. Rey headed to the launch area with R2-D2. Leia ...
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Are Rey and Finn in Love?

As of the end of Episode 7, there is no romance between the two. John Boyega (Finn) cleared this up in an interview with Variety when they said they liked the romance between the two. I loved the ...
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Rey's familial ties in “The Force Awakens”

Any familial ties between Rey and other characters have yet to be confirmed. J.J. Abrams did release an answer to a young fan back in April of 2016, stating: "Rey's parents aren't in Episode VII....
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How does Rey know the Wookiee language?

The factbook "Rey's Survival Guide" strongly implies that she learned to speak Wookiee using the computer language tapes that she found during her salvage of Rebel ships, in much the same way that she ...
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Why didn't Palpatine win the standoff with Rey?

Rey was buoyed up with the power of all the past Jedi. It magnified her abilities and, allied with her lightsaber, made her able to (just) withstand a Sith as powerful as Palpatine. He rose from ...
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Why didn't Rey encounter Dark Side Rey inside the cave on the planet Ahch-To?

Let's contrast the two Dark Side caves Luke Yoda is actively training Luke and leads them to the cave. Yoda then tells Luke he has to go in. Yoda tries to warn Luke he doesn't need weapons, but Luke ...
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What was the message Chewbacca told Rey he would deliver to Finn?

No one knows. That was the entire point of the writing choices for that scene. Rey: "Tell him...." (pauses to think, unsure) Chewie: (something no one in the audience can understand) Rey: ...
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The Legend of Chewbacca

In the book Aftermath: Life Debt, it is explained that despite Han seeing and treating Chewie as 100% equal to him, while on Kashyyyk, he tends to let Chewie take the lead. Given this change of ...
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Who turned on the lightsaber?

The fullest in-universe proof of all aside from camera angles and unsaid actions during the event is: Also note how Kylo says: I should also point out:
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How Kylo Ren knew Rey before Star Wars: The Force Awakens?

Why lieutenant Mitaka hates to say that a random girl is with them? What he knows that we don't know? Mikata doesn't hate to say there's a random girl with the droid. He hates to say anything at all ...
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Are Rey and Luke Skywalker Connected?

Well, there are speculations that Rey is Luke's daughter... You might be able to infer it from how strong Rey is with the force. In the trailer, Luke says that the force runs strong in his family: His ...
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What was Luke's third lesson to Rey

This is apparently covered in a large deleted scene which includes Rey running down a beach with the lightsaber ignited. I'm not sure how true it is but I've seen numerous articles claiming the same. ...
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Why did Rey kiss this person?

The Last Jedi started a romantic tension between the two. When they became "Force-linked", they began to understand one another. Rey is initially angry with him for but as the story carries on, she ...
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