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Rumor Here are the new Villains of Star Wars: Episode VII (Spoiler)

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Sequel Trilogy (Released Films)' started by nld3, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. nld3

    nld3 Jedi Knight star 2

    Nov 29, 2012

    I Like it. There needed to be some Sith like threat. And with the Rule of Two the writers were painted into a corner. And since Lucas invented the Inquistors & never used them. Why not now. Maybe a new Sithlord is lurking around too. Or they are grooming a new Sithlord.
  2. nalkwan

    nalkwan Jedi Master star 4

    Jul 23, 2014
    interesting... i really don't like the flashbacks though, especially because it's usually a lazy way to tell exposition
    and this is precisely how it's described here - oh look darth vader in a flashback and these inquisitors have been around forever - except you know, in those pesky prequels
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  3. nld3

    nld3 Jedi Knight star 2

    Nov 29, 2012
    But they needed a way around the Rule of Two. If all the Sith are dead the Order is kind of over.
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  4. starocean90

    starocean90 Force Ghost star 7

    Feb 19, 2014
    I wonder how many inquisitors there will be in Episode VII?
  5. nld3

    nld3 Jedi Knight star 2

    Nov 29, 2012
    I hope more than two. :rolleyes:
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  6. Django Fett

    Django Fett Jedi Master star 4

    Nov 7, 2012
    Old rumour resurfacing, how long before its proven true?
  7. Bobby Roberts

    Bobby Roberts Jedi Master star 4

    Mar 24, 2014
    This is already being discussed in the similar "who's the baddies" thread, just a heads up :)
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  8. ManaByte

    ManaByte Chosen One star 5

    Aug 20, 1998

    The Rebels books call the Inquisitors "Jedi Hunters". The term is now canon.
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  9. Han Drolo

    Han Drolo Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Aug 9, 2014
    A natural progression imo , especially if they're gonna be so prominent in the timeline before ANH.

    This is very smart on LucasFilms/Disney's part imo.

    They aren't just phoning in the Villains.
  10. Gallandro

    Gallandro Force Ghost star 4

    Jul 8, 1998
    Oh sweet Lord, no. This really is looking like little more than an OT circle j@$&. How about an original idea JJ???

    Heck lets just call it:

    Star Wars VII: Electric Bugaloo 2 or

    Star Wars VII: A New Jedi Strikes Back
    Star Wars VII: A New Hope of a Return of the Empire

    Or any other combination of titles.
  11. nalkwan

    nalkwan Jedi Master star 4

    Jul 23, 2014

    So where were these inquisitors during the OT... surely if they were there to hunt down jedi they would've been helping Vader search for Luke - AANnnnnnddddddddddd if Luke was the last jedi, why would they still employ inquisitors?

    But my biggest problem is, why would they need them anyways? Vader was the one, with his armies that were to hunt down the jedi, now suddenly he's too busy and stuff so lets give him inquisitors.

    just seems kind of ridiculous, something i could over look in a cartoon, but a trilogy in the holy saga, naw
  12. Summers1913

    Summers1913 Jedi Knight star 3

    May 12, 2014
    They really already killed the rule of two in TCW.
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  13. EHT

    EHT Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Sep 13, 2007
    I've changed this tag to Rumor. After giving this some time we might merge it into the Baddies thread, or lock it as needed.

    Also, please recall that the "Jedi Hunters" rumor from before was kind of shot down, so we'll see how this version plays out now.
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  14. soul8luos

    soul8luos Jedi Master star 4

    Sep 19, 2013

    That's Rebel's job for you.
  15. Acroyear

    Acroyear Jedi Master star 3

    Mar 24, 2001
    To hell with the Rule of Two.
  16. nld3

    nld3 Jedi Knight star 2

    Nov 29, 2012
    Not really. They went around it with the secret apprentice crap.
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  17. nalkwan

    nalkwan Jedi Master star 4

    Jul 23, 2014

    Rebels is gonna tell me where they were during empire strikes back and Jedi is it?
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  18. Acroyear

    Acroyear Jedi Master star 3

    Mar 24, 2001
    I knew there would be a flashback scene because Luke would have to explain why he's missing or held captive and the story behind hand/sabre. Plus it'll be an excuse to bring back Vader, albeit, briefly. However, a flashback scene would seem a bit awkward in a SW movie since there hasn't been one before. But I guess there is a first for everything.
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  19. fishtailsam

    fishtailsam Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Jul 30, 2003
    The story group views them both with the same about of sanctity.

    Filloni said the inquisitors were out chacing down random force sensatives. Vader was after the force sensative that blew up the death star.

    I've said it once and I'll say it again. We are stepping into a larger world.
  20. dr strangelove

    dr strangelove Jedi Knight star 2

    Apr 28, 2014
    If Luke is simply telling the tale verbally, I could work okay I guess (similar to how they did The Tale of the 3 Brothers scene in the 7th Harry Potter film). However, I really don't like the idea of a full-blown flashback sequence, especially one that is a semi-retcon to the OT mythology.
  21. Abadacus

    Abadacus Jedi Master star 4

    May 4, 2014
    I really don't have anything positive to say about this particular rumor; so I'll just put a vote emphatically in the 'nay' column and hope we get something good instead.
  22. hippie1kenobi

    hippie1kenobi Force Ghost star 4

    Apr 28, 2002
    I forget who, but somebody (apparently with inside info) tweeted several weeks ago something along the lines that the stuff the Story Group has planned for SW going forward was going to give Marvel a run for their money in long format, multimedia storytelling. I think it will be cool to see how closely integrated all these things are, and this may be the first chance to see how well they execute the idea.
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  23. cronedoggy

    cronedoggy Jedi Knight star 1

    Nov 3, 2012
    While I don't hate the idea of flashbacks (yoda did say the force can show you the past) didn't the story group recently say that flash backs have no place in star wars? Wasn't that one of the reasons they did A new dawn as a book rather than through flashbacks within the show?
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  24. darklordoftech

    darklordoftech Force Ghost star 6

    Sep 30, 2012
    secret apprentice, Plagueis, Bane, ghost
    and an Empire-like threat
  25. a_band_maul

    a_band_maul Jedi Master star 1

    Nov 9, 2001
    I'm calling BS. No way are they introducing flashbacks as a storytelling device in VII. Why do people even bite on this?