It’s been nearly a month since TROS arrived in theaters, and the conversation about J.J. Abrams’ fast paced blockbuster are still rolling.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker left a few major details out of the final cut. The film was able to introduce a ton of new planets, new characters, and fresh details on its leads, but there were some areas where it was foggy specifically in the “how” some of these things were able to happen.
Palpatine re-enters the franchise very early in The Rise of Skywalker, revealed to be hauntingly deteriorated but very much alive. Not only did the new film see the return of Emperor Palpatine but it made it clear that he was not only living on a planet that we’d never heard of, but that he had amassed a following of hundreds and built a new fleet of planet-killing Star Destroyers. So what else?