Jeremy French
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What was the first sentient race that awoke on Arda?
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Is possibly a word play? None of the other examples that you mention, Ents or eagles, give birth. Ents may germinate, eagles hatch from eggs. The initial Dwarves were created and were asleep. They ...

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Is there any known work planned to cover the missing years of Ahsoka Tano
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Yes Star Wars: Ahsoka From the publisher: Star Wars: Ahsoka Book Overview: Fans have long wondered what happened to Ahsoka after she left the Jedi Order near the end of the Clone Wars, and before ...

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Battlestar Galactica relationship regulations
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found this snippet on wikipedia: Boomer and Galen Tyrol are romantically involved, although their relationship is against military protocol (she is an officer, he's enlisted) Fraternization between ...

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Was Gandalf "meant" to confront the Balrog?
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In the films, but perhaps not the book. It makes it clear that both Saruman and Gandalf know what lies in Moria. Saruman cuts off the other routes around the mountains to try and drive Gandalf before ...

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Does the Force wane as you age?
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Yoda's health may have suffered in the 20 Years he was on Dagobah. He has gone from living a relatively comfortable lifestyle to having to live a subsistence one. Even in the prequel films we could ...

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Why did Luke leave Owen and Beru's remains?
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This is entirely conjecture. We see three cases of funeral pyres in the Movies. Qui-Gon Jinn, The Jawas and Vader/Anikin. I don't know what happens to Padme after the ceremony, but again cremation ...

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80's film about a caveman being brought from the past in to the present
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There is a Contemporary Caveman trope. Not many examples in film. However Iceman fits the non comedy and 80's parts of your description.

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Why do clones remove their helmets if stormtroopers don't?
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I think there are obvious production differences. In the films (IV - VII) storm troopers are baddies, we want them dehumanized. Where as in the films II and most of III they are characters we are ...

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Why do Stormtroopers wear helmets indoors?
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Out of universe: It is an example of the faceless goon trope (warning: TV Tropes link) The reasons for this trope are largely matters of convenience. Most obviously, the faceless goon does not ...

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What fantasy work has a quote about “pawns on a chessboard too large to see the edges”?
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Found a couple of contenders. But don't seem to be the right subject matter. Darwin's Bass: The Evolutionary Psychology of Fishing Man We are but pawns in some great unknowable game. Birch Shadow ...

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Why couldn't Doom instantly kill the Fantastic Four?
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Mr. Fantastic states it while they are fighting him. I can't remember his exact words, but they were something along the lines of 'we got our powers from the same place as him, we can beat him.' Also ...

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Need title of old animated cartoon before 80's of a boy and dog's adventure in fantasy land
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That sounds a lot like Jamie and the magic torch From wikipedia The programme was based around the young boy of the title and his torch. When shone on the floor, the torch opened up a hole into a ...

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Why does Padme react this way after the Tusken incident?
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In addition to the other answers: The sand people are viewed as sub human. The question even states this ANAKIN: I-- I killed them. I killed them all. They're dead. Every single one of them. And ...

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How many simultaneous Death Stars were envisioned?
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In the game Star Wars Rebellion it is possible to create multiple death stars. Which at least points to it being in the realm of possibility that multiple simultaneous death stars were envisaged.

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Why does the Resistance trust Finn so easily?
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More importantly than helping Poe, he also helps bring BB8 and the star map to them. As this was one of the things most desired by the First order, if he was going to betray them he would have done ...

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What is the earliest instance of a motor powered flying vehicle?
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The french painter Albert Robida drew many pictures of the future (from the perspective of about 1900). Some of them had mechanical flying cars. There is a good article about him on mashable However ...

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When were the Imperial Stormtrooper armors introduced?
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In the legends book Kenobi, Ben noticed that the clone trooper armour was different when he sees some on Tatooine a few months after he has gone into hiding. We don't know if this was already the ...

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What did Kylo Ren use to ‘drive’ his Force activity?
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I think, it is not that the Force was not there, it is that it was being used very little. Force users can feel other Force users. When there were 1000s of Jedi it was probably background noise. But ...

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Why does Kylo seek Luke's original lightsaber?
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It wasn't just Luke's lightsaber. Luke got it from Obi-Wan. Who took it from Anakin. Kylo is just a little obsessed with Anakin/Vader. Seeking out a crusty mask is a sign of this. The lightsaber is ...

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Is the Rebel base in the 'Rogue One' trailer the one on Yavin IV?
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Actually I realised of course they are... From Episode IV opening crawl It is a period of civil war. Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil ...

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Why did the Empire not put their Stormtroopers in camouflage when they were stationed on Endor?
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The Emperor was overconfident. They were at worst expecting a shuttle full of Rebels against an entire legion of their finest troops. The Ewoks were not considered a threat. So camouflage should not ...

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What did Obi-Wan do while as a Force Ghost?
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I'm not aware of any direct references. However we can assume he was helping guide Luke. Only appearing to him when he has to. This is a little tenuous but. If you choose to face Vader, you will ...

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Is Ahsoka considered a Jedi during the Imperial period?
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I think she passed her great trial, so was a Jedi, before she left the order. As to the rest of your question I suppose it depends on your point of view as to what a Jedi is. Was being a Jedi defined ...

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Were Luke and Kylo Ren thought to be the only Force users left in The Force Awakens?
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So there are some known (to us) force users. Leia, Snoke even Maz at least. In universe it would depend on who you are. Most of the general public Would not know if the Jedi really existed. Luke ...

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How does Finn know so many details about the Starkiller Base?
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Most of it is from overhearing things. There are quite a few cases where he says as much in the novelization. A lot of the technical knowledge was gathered after the Resistance surveyed the planet. ...

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Why would Kylo Ren answer to Snoke?
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There are a number of reasons. First is the practical. Ren may have troopers serving under him, but they serve the First Order, which is lead by Snoke. Ren may inspire fear in his underlings, but ...

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Is Kylo Ren talented with the Force or not?
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I think there are two factors involved in being an effective force user Force affinity and focus. As Yoda says focus feel the force. If you remember when Luke was training. He lost focus and sent ...

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Why was Luke Skywalker missing in The Force Awakens?
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In universe: Out of universe: I think there needed to be space for the new characters to grow. It wasn't till the later trailers came out that people started asking 'where is Luke?' And JJ said ...

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In Star Wars: "The Force Awakens," how could this lightsaber have turned up where it did?
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It was lost not destroyed. We saw what happens to Luke but he was a fairly big foreign object picked up by the Cloud City filtering system. However the fate of the lightsaber might be different: ...

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Rey's familial ties in “The Force Awakens”
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There are several hints as to her lineage. But nothing for sure. And Also And There is also a lot of imagery linking Now this could all be misdirection, but I think it is what we are meant to ...

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