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Speculation Pitch your Episode VII story idea in 10 words or less

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Episode VII and Beyond (Archive)' started by Jabbadabbado, Nov 1, 2012.

  1. jasman

    jasman Administrator Emeritus star 4 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Aug 29, 1998
    Luke trains new Jedi. Han and Leia flirt. Hilarity ensues. :)
    That gives me an idea!
  2. hear+soul

    hear+soul Jedi Master star 6

    Nov 5, 2004
    Luke pwns. Han pwns and dies. Movie rocks. Audience wins.

    DARTHVENGERDARTHSEAR Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Jun 8, 2002
    Disillusioned with the New Republic, the Jedi go into dormancy.
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  4. johnrain39

    johnrain39 Jedi Padawan star 1

    Oct 30, 2012
    Ahsoka Tano makes like John Harrison.
  5. dolphin

    dolphin Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Nov 5, 1999
    New Republic battles remnants of the Empire while slowly rebuilding.
  6. A Chorus of Disapproval

    A Chorus of Disapproval New Films Fearless Vampire Killer star 8 Staff Member Manager

    Aug 19, 2003
    Let -1
    Them - 2
    Tell - 3
    Whatever - 4
    Story - 5
    They - 6
    Want - 7
    With -8
    Whichever - 9
    Characters 10
  7. Eeth-my-Koth

    Eeth-my-Koth Jedi Grand Master star 9

    May 25, 2001
    I'm strongly leaning toward going spoiler free this time around.
  8. DarthBreezy

    DarthBreezy Force Ghost star 6

    Jun 4, 2002
    I wonder if we'll have much choice? Damned if JJ has managed to keep his new ST movie under such tight wraps, it's going to be worse with Star Wars!!
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  9. Jcuk

    Jcuk Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Mar 16, 2013
    Make it dark, make it serious, with a splash of comedy!
  10. Darth Claire

    Darth Claire Force Ghost star 5

    Dec 21, 2012
    New evil rises, new hero must stop him right now
  11. Gallandro

    Gallandro Force Ghost star 4

    Jul 8, 1998
    Ninjas and Clint Eastwood! Most epic Star Wars EVER!

  12. citizenmilton

    citizenmilton Jedi Padawan star 1

    Oct 30, 2012
    Michael Arndt: ignore Lucas's treatments and write whatever you want.
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  13. Episode Swag

    Episode Swag Jedi Knight star 1

    Jan 9, 2013
    Evil Jedi coup take over, reluctant new heroes grudgingly fight
  14. jedimikey

    jedimikey Jedi Padawan star 2

    Oct 21, 2012
    Vengeful Death Star survivor blames Luke, becomes Sith, attacks Skywalkers.

    Sounds like a holonet headline. ;)

    Princess and Jedi Knight Allana saves the galaxy and falls in love with the young rogue Trask Rendar. Supporting cast include Luke and Ben, Han, Leia, and Jaina, artoo, threepio, and Allana's pet nexu Anji, as well as various Jedi.
  15. Rawne

    Rawne Jedi Knight star 2

    Jan 2, 2008
    The Empire will always strike back.
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  16. ForceJumpAnakin

    ForceJumpAnakin Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Dec 24, 2006
    No politics, less cgi, grittier fights, better dialogue, more fun.
    Jcuk and Episode Swag like this.
  17. KED12345

    KED12345 Jedi Master star 4

    Sep 10, 2012
    Luke dies at the end
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  18. chris hayes

    chris hayes Jedi Master star 4

    Nov 13, 2012
    Luke , Han & Leia save their children from certain death .........
  19. Immortiss

    Immortiss Force Ghost star 5

    Mar 10, 2013
    Lando was an administrator. Maybe he's Chancellor Calrissian.
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  20. Immortiss

    Immortiss Force Ghost star 5

    Mar 10, 2013
    Siths, Skywalkers, Solos, Jealousy, Family Intrigue, Crystals, Swashbuckling, Darkness, and Redemption.
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  21. EntechednReformatted

    EntechednReformatted Jedi Master star 2

    Oct 17, 2009
    Same as the first six episodes: Skywalker versus Jedi dogma.

    (Ok, that's more of a theme than a plot, but I still think that's going to be how it goes down.)
  22. Trebor Sabreon

    Trebor Sabreon LACWAC-y Mod of SWTV & New Films Force projection star 4 Staff Member Manager

    Sep 15, 2010
    If it were up to me, the most important part of the story of Episodes 7-9 could be summed up in ten words as follows:

    Luke's son is protagonist.
    Monomyth, father/son continued.
    Luke lives.

    I don't think that's asking too much (it's perfectly in line with the story as we know it) and as long as these elements were to serve as the foundation of the story, I'd be happy to see whatever other characters, plots, settings , etc. Lucasfilm could throw at us.

    Now, do I realistically expect to see all of my wishes here fulfilled? No, this list is just my "Star Wars in a perfect world" kind of list and I suppose that the only 'sure thing' on that list is that the hero's journey will be referenced in some capacity. That said, I think it would be a serious mistake not to take advantage of the opportunity of giving Luke Skywalker a son in the story to continue the themes established in the prior films (and as the new Skywalker, I would imagine "Ben" would fill the role of protagonist rather naturally). I cannot stress enough just how vitally important I think it is that they go this route with the new story.

    Finally, my desire to have Luke survive the new trilogy is probably due to my personal attachment to the character, more than anything, but I do think leaving his ultimate fate unaddressed (and not allowing the EU to touch it, either) would offer us the chance to write Luke's final chapters for ourselves (which I think would be a wonderful gesture to the audience). That said, if Luke is given a powerful on-screen ending where he goes out on his own terms (in other words, not in battle to some new threat), having Luke survive the ST would likely be the one thing I'd give up in order to see the rest of my list realized.
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  23. Darth Gumby

    Darth Gumby Jedi Youngling

    Mar 8, 2013
    Sexy female jedi make fanboys swoon... Go Jar Jar!
  24. Darth kRud

    Darth kRud Jedi Knight star 3

    Nov 1, 2012
    Jedi Sith Vietnam make total destroy.
  25. Blue_10

    Blue_10 Jedi Padawan star 4

    Oct 13, 2001
    Use Star Wars as Allegory for Iraq War. Idolize Obama.