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Lor was apparently an ally of the New Republic and Leia's fledgling Resistance, working with them to provide intel and Luke with information about the pre-Imperial Era Jedi Order. A legendary traveler and explorer, Lor San Tekka is a longtime ally of the New Republic and the Resistance. After the Battle of Endor, San Tekka helped Luke Skywalker ...


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This was addressed in a scene that appears in the film's official junior novelisation. Finn had explained his reluctance to fire on the villager as being the result of a weapons jam. An inspection would obviously reveal that it's in perfect working order and that he was lying. “Eff-Enn-Two-One-Eight-Seven,” said Captain Phasma, “I understand you ...


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This was addressed in the canon novelette, Star Wars: Before the Awakening - Poe. In short, Leia had become aware that a Senator named Erudo Ro-Kiintor was in cahoots with the First Order and had been dealing in information in return for money and influence. She had Poe raid his vessel and seize some info that he'd uncovered about the location of Lor San ...


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No, it was made stationary Starkiller was built stationary on a planet. Also, it used hyperspace to target systems very far away, thus eliminating the need to move in order to fire. It is never mentioned that the station was moved from one location to another, but secretly built on a remote planet in unknown areas of the Galaxy. The planet-station is ...


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The Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Storybook elaborates on this a bit more, in short she'd noticed Finn wasn't firing on the villagers and so wanted to see if it was because his blaster wasn't working or something else. As such it would appear that blasters don't maintain a record of when they were fired, she was just going to give it a general check to see ...


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According to Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Storybook the First Order found out about Poe's mission and went to take the map from him. It is unclear from this if they already knew that the map was there but it seems unlikely. The First Order had discovered Poe's mission. They had sent a platoon of stormtroopers to capture Poe and take the precious map. ...


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