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Lit BREAKING NEWS: Rian Johnson helming new Star Wars Trilogy!!

Discussion in 'Literature' started by AdmiralNick22 , Nov 9, 2017.

  1. Quinnocent-Till-Sith

    Quinnocent-Till-Sith Jedi Master star 3

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    Foundation of the (old) Republic or nowhere near the original trilogy, plz.

    Would be neat if they did Allston(?)'s idea of a planet across different eras.
     
  2. Jeff_Ferguson

    Jeff_Ferguson Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    ... Borleias?
     
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  3. Taalcon

    Taalcon Force Ghost star 4

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    Word is, Rian Johnson's movies are going to follow the lead of the naming conventions of the Dark Forces series of games.

    The Last Jedi
    The Last Jedi II: Ragnarok
    Ragnarok II: SOMETHING COOL
    Ragnarok: STARRING SOMEONE ELSE
     
  4. revan772

    revan772 Jedi Knight star 3

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    I am having this image in my head that the new trilogy will be a more primitive group of people on a more primitive planet, like the one Anakin chases Ventress to in the original Clone Wars. Just a group of people, no existing concepts except maybe the Force (no Jedi, Sith, First Order, Republic, Empire, ect.) I would like this a lot, something much smaller but big in and of itself, and set in a literal corner of the galaxy opposite where we are use to.
     
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  5. Darth_Duck

    Darth_Duck Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Hutts. It's going to be all Hutts. Hutts in palaces, Hutts in spaceships, Hutts in huts, Hutts eating nuts, Hutts looking at butts. And get your reading-glasses ready, we're getting 100% Huttese dialogue (except for the Han & Chewie & Lando & Boba Fett & Vader cameos, of course).

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  6. EmperorHorus

    EmperorHorus Jedi Knight star 2

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    How can Hutts look at butts if it's all Hutts and Hutts don't have butts?
     
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  7. Darth_Duck

    Darth_Duck Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    That's just the limited, bipedal, view of butts. Hutt butts are there, if you know what you're looking for (and I do).

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  8. Todd the Jedi

    Todd the Jedi Mod and Soliloquist of SWTV star 6 Staff Member Manager

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  9. Wolfpack5

    Wolfpack5 Jedi Youngling star 1

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    I'd like to see the Old Republic. I will be disappointed if it takes places chronologically within the Ep.1 to Ep.9 timeframe - that is what the anthologies are for.
     
  10. Ton_G

    Ton_G Jedi Master star 4

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    Classic, Ken.
     
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  11. fett 4

    fett 4 Force Ghost star 5

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    I think this video I saw on YouTube sums up my feelings on the subject. Caution there is a bit of strong language at one point but that aside, I think what he says is sound.

     
  12. Outsourced

    Outsourced Jedi Knight star 4

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    Oh hey, I knew I heard that voice before...





     
  13. fett 4

    fett 4 Force Ghost star 5

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    Maybe but I was talking specifically about that video and his views on but new Trilogy.
     
  14. The Positive Fan

    The Positive Fan Jedi Master star 4

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    Off-topic but I am greatly amused at how their "When will Star Wars die?" video was released over a month after their "Star Wars is dead" video. And how the fact that they had to release a new video about a new trilogy implicitly reveals the answer to that question. When will Star Wars die? No time soon... [face_dancing]
     
  15. fett 4

    fett 4 Force Ghost star 5

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    Like I said. I can’t comment on those videos. Only the specific new trilogy video
     
  16. Lord Sith Harloxzz

    Lord Sith Harloxzz Jedi Knight star 3

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    Old Republic or riot
     
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  17. jamminjedi23

    jamminjedi23 Jedi Master star 4

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    Yeah I would pay absolutely no attention whatsoever to anything that that guy says. He runs a rant channel that focuses a great deal on new canon Star Wars. He is going to complain about something anyway he can.
     
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  18. StarWarsFan91

    StarWarsFan91 Jedi Master star 4

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    It would be great to see a more diversity in colors for sabers, if ancient jedi were explored. Green and blue can still be the majority (would like to see other shades of those colors), but in the past their are more purple and yellow blades compared to the PT era. Could be a chance to introduce orange to canon.

    The amount of these colors can be justified with the Jedi having more access to sites/crystals. What if the origin of where a crystal came from influences the likelihood of whether a yellow/purple would come about. Some places you are more likely to get say yellow instead of blue/green. Since the Sith can't make synthetic crystals, over the thousands of years of war against the Jedi they have stolen/destroyed various crystals and their habitats throughout the galaxy. Causing less diverse colors amongst the jedi. Making purple very rare to come by and eventually crystals that became yellow, to jedi temple guards.

    Actual swords should also be introduced, really creating that ancient feel.

    In an age of lightsabers normally it wouldn't make sense for Jedi to use force-imbued blades instead. Then again if the trilogy is set in the very early days of the lightsaber, you could still have some jedi preferring the traditional weapon.

    Sith without large access to crystals to bleed could also be used to bring in Sith Swords.

    Their is a chance that the survivors that fled to korriban didn't have access to large crystal reserves for sith sabers. The only crystals they had were left overs from the war torn regions of the 100yr darkness. Making sabers a rarity in a new Sith society. So if their is ever movies about a nu canon version of the first contact/war between Jedi and Sith after the 100yr darkness, various sith can be shown wielding dark side imbued swords. Even without a saber still a large threat with their skills with a sword and the power of the dark side.
     
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  19. AdmiralNick22

    AdmiralNick22 Fleet Admiral of Literature star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Ok, I've been giving this some thought after pondering it for awhile.

    As much as I WANT to say it should be set post-ST, the answer is that it should't be. You fall into a trap if you're always pushing forward. You need a bigger bad guy, a bigger threat, a bigger everything. If there is one thing that I don't want the new canon timeline to turn into, it's the bloated corpse of the old EU. We went from Galactic Civil War to Vong War to Confederation-GA War to Sith-Imperial War to Second Imperial Civil War/Alliance Remnant Insurgency. It just kept getting worse and the brand suffered for it.

    However, if we delve into the past, the canvas is open and we aren't forced to follow the same rules. You could literally take any point on the timeline pre-TPM and tell limitless stories. The father back you go, the more freedom you have. Seeing the Republic and Jedi Order at their height would be a welcome change. I'm sure whatever Rian Johnson comes up with will be awesome, but this is where I stand at this point. [face_peace]

    --Adm. Nick
     
  20. ObiWanKnowsMe

    ObiWanKnowsMe Jedi Master star 4

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    Jar Jar trilogy. Finally.
     
  21. Endol

    Endol Jedi Knight star 3

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    Didn't one of the faux force users in the Vader comic use an orange blade?
     
  22. Senpezeco

    Senpezeco Jedi Knight star 2

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    I remember Karbin using blue and purple blades:
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    And Aiolin and Morit Astarte using green and yellow blades, respectively:
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    But I wouldn't be surprised if Morit's blade appeared orange-ish in some panels against certain background colors.
     
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  23. Endol

    Endol Jedi Knight star 3

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    Ah thanks for the clarification! Yes I can see my mistake, definitely yellow blade!
     
  24. Gamiel

    Gamiel Force Ghost star 6

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    How much is Gorefiend paying you?
     
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  25. StarWarsFan91

    StarWarsFan91 Jedi Master star 4

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    A trilogy about one of the old republic eras just makes the most marketable and longevity sense for a world without skywalkers.

    I'm pretty sure that their is still going to be a focus on jedi and the dark vs light theme in the next trilogy. Jedi and saber duels are just to popular to pass up (leave non-jedi films for anthologies). The casual audience also needs these familiar things to draw them into it. It is especially important to do this for films that can't lean on a skywalker or other people connected to that bloodline to bring in viewers.

    Now if we disregard ToR eras from the picture, then it really limits how you can portray those popular things without a connection to the skywalkers.

    You could go the post ST route set long after Rey and co are gone. A form of "Legacy". Of course any jedi that appear in a post ST setting rely on the action of a skywalker(s)/Rey of the ST to once again restart the Jedi Order. So that would create a connection to the bloodline that this new trilogy is trying to avoid. They could give us the radical route and have no Jedi appear, perhaps still follow a force sensitive around, but he isn't a jedi. Throw in a lightsaber. Of course we couldn't get the duels we are used to, and it will raise questions about whether or not the Jedi still exist. It also puts restrictions on future stories about Rey and the gang set before this new trilogy.

    They could take the pre-TPM path (but not 1000+ yrs in its past). Still limitations exist when it comes to duels and galactic war. Other then the clone wars, no galactic scale war happens and the RoT Sith arn't fighting the Jedi. If you want to see a real duel, one would be forced to pull out a dark jedi, or a nightsister (in TCW they had acquired a few jedi sabers). People are expecting huge wars, but only local (or ones that span a few solar systems) make sense. Would love a pre-TPM anthology in this period (local battles would work with that), but basing a trilogy on that sounds like a bad idea.

    It could be set during a war within the unknown regions in the dark times (following a jedi survivor) or PT era. Then again, you are limited to darksiders and galactic wars.

    On the other hand, with ToR you have plenty of room for large scale warfare and a variety of darksiders as enemy. From various factions of Sith across time. Going pre-Sith days can give us dark jedi or ancient non-human darksiders. It also helps that back then we have a jedi order that is not connected to any skywalker or the people that shared a relationship with one.
     
  26. jamminjedi23

    jamminjedi23 Jedi Master star 4

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    Yeah I think there is little to no chance this new trilogy is going to be a post Ep. IX trilogy. Even if they went 100 to 1000 years into the future that would still give the audience an idea of what happens to Luke and/or Rey after the ST and I doubt they want to give away yet what ideas they have for the future of those characters.