The Last Jedi taught us anything it is that fan theories are a
double-edged sword: they are fun to think about, but you never know
when some smart-arse film maker will go out of his way to subvert
every single one of them... and the fans did not even get any
aside, George Lucas may have laid the groundwork, creating a down a
mythos of breathtaking scope and detail, but it is the passionate and
dedicated fan base, including the authors, developers and film makers
who expanded upon it, who lifted Star Wars from the plucky little
sci-fi adventure that nobody believed would work to the truly
culturally defining phenomenon it is today.
that level of brainpower it should come as no surprise that theories
run the gamut from the straight-faced to the bizarre to the
thoroughly tongue-in-cheek. Plot-holes have been busted and new ones
unearthed. Personal head-canon has been cemented and monumental
arguments have been had. But most importantly, the discussion has
never grown stale and Star Wars’ indelible mystique has persisted.
the sequel trilogy over and a new era before us the time is ripe
to add some new ideas to the mix. Time will only tell if there is any truth to them but here are ten theories that might just be crazy enough to pass the test.