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Why didn’t the Imperials hunt down The Bendu?

Emperor doesn't really hunt all force users. The Empire is quite practical in this regard - active hunt is out for those that actively resist or present a significant potential threat. That mostly ...
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Why does John Boyega play Finn with an American accent?

The accent was chosen for him to match his character. Other cast members also had to moderate their accents, albeit to a lesser degree. John Boyega: Doing an American accent is quite interesting. I ...
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Does everyone wear boots in Star Wars?

As homage to steampunk and buck rogers era scifi. Boots are predominant footwear. In the comics sandals, heels, barefooted characters bound.
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Does everyone wear boots in Star Wars?

Attack of the Clones Padmé wears white pumps in the fields of Naboo. Padmé wears silver pumps by the lake on Naboo. Although they aren't really seen on screen, Padmé wears these sensible leather ...
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What are droid brains made of?

Silicon Mace Windu encounters an artifically intelligent satellite in the novel Shatterpoint. Its droid brain is composed of silicon. One fracture terminated at an orbiting satellite that whizzed ...
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Why did these uniforms have that symbol?

This is addressed by the starwars.com Episode Guide for Episode 3: The flashbacks in this episode occur during the later years of the Republic, prior to the start of the Clone Wars, with Maarva and ...
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What is the deal with the planet Kenari in Andor?

It seems that the real disaster was a later event. Lucasfilm's Lore Advisor Pablo Hidalgo, while not speaking on behalf of the showrunners, says this: I think the disaster that finally closes up shop ...
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Were the original actors used for these characters in the Obi-Wan series?

A definitive answer to James Earl Jones is he is no longer voicing Darth Vader. Disney used a service called Respeecher to synthesize Jones' Vader voice During the creation of the Obi-Wan Kenobi TV ...
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Why didn't Luke become disfigured when he was electrocuted by the Emperor?

Emperor Palpatine wanted to take Luke on as his apprentice and, therefore, didn't want Luke dead, or words to that effect. But remember this. Luke refused to turn to the dark side. And, in response, ...
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Why doesn't C3PO recognize Leia in R2's recorded message?

I'm surprised nobody has mentioned this before, but perhaps it's an apocryphal story. At least I can't find reference to it anymore. All I remember now is that I learned about it from one of the pages ...
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Was the Death Star built for use against the Yuuzhan Vong?

Grand Moff Tarkin, the Death Star's chief proponent and architect, didn't think so. Tarkin is one of several viewpoint characters in the Legends novel Death Star, which covers the eponymous station ...
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Is there a use of swearing language in Star Wars movies, novels, comics or videogames?

Canon The 2020 novel Queen's Peril by E.K. Johnston contains a canon example of an English-language swearword ("shit") being used, predating Andor by more than two years. The treaty was, in ...
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Did Disney make comics based on the books about Thrawn?

The canon 2017 novel Thrawn (by Timothy Zahn) received a graphics novelisation It may also be of interest to you that the original (now Legends) Thrawn Trilogy books (also by Timothy Zahn) were ...
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Who is in the Crypt?

The Wikipedia page reads: Having escaped Vader on Mapuzo, Kenobi and Tala arrive at a Path facility on Jabiim. Meanwhile, Leia, being held in Fortress Inquisitorius, the stronghold headquarters of ...
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Did Edrio and Benthic appear both in Rogue One?

Yes, they both appear together in the scene in which Andor and Jyn Erso are blindfolded, prior to their transportation to Saw Garrera.
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Why was Andor delayed to September 21?

The show's main actor, Diego Luna explained in an interview that the delay was to allow the first three episodes to be released simultaneously rather than having fans wait three weeks for three single ...
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Who owns the Star Wars Legends books?

Disney own the full rights, via their purchase of Lucasfilm Star Wars: Heir to the Empire is a work of fiction. Names, places, and incidents either are products of the author’s imagination or are ...
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Were there any clone troopers that didn't have accelerated aging?

In Canon, the only Jango Fett clone introduced so far who didn't have modified genes, besides Boba, was Omega, introduced in The Bad Batch. In the episode Bounty Lost, the clone trooper Tech says that ...
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Does the Grand Inquisitor know Darth Vader's true identity?

This is partially addressed by the Obi-Wan Kenobi series. While the show doesn't explicitly say whether the Grand Inquisitor knew, this at least answers the question of whether other Inquisitors with ...
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Pre-Disney, did Darth Vader express any opinions on slavery in the Empire?

This comes up in the 2006 Dark Times comic series, set shortly after Revenge of the Sith. In Issue 2, Vader learns that the Empire is selling civilians into slavery as part of their occupation of New ...
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When did Hondo Ohnaka first appear?

Hondo Ohnaka first appeared in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, specifically in the episode "Dooku Captured." As the name implies, Hondo and his pirate gang are able to capture Count Dooku, ...
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What is the natural lifespan of a human in the Star Wars galaxy?

Canon According to Lucasfilm Exec Leland Chee, the typical lifespan of a human in the Star Wars galaxy is almost exactly the same as that of a human on Earth (e.g. 70ish years). Q. What is the ...
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What’s a plausible explanation for the inconsistent progression of the Galactic Republic?

You are missing a lot of exploration, expansion, and war that happens between 25,000 and 1,000 BBY: https://starwars.fandom.com/wiki/Timeline_of_galactic_history The Republic is certainly not static ...
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What was Mace Windu's connection to the Whills supposed to be in early drafts of the script for Star Wars?

It was told to the Whills by "C.J. Thorpe" The opening line given in the question isn't quite right: Journal of the Whills I This is the story of Mace Windy, a revered Jedi-bendu of Ophuchi,...
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What is Gavin Darklighter shooting at in the art on the X-Wing 2.0 card?

It is Orbital jumper: The orbital jumper was a light shuttle produced by Poranji. Not hyperspace-capable, orbital jumpers were popular on Core Worlds such as Coruscant for travel in near-planetary ...

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