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Speculation scoundrels in the sequels

Discussion in 'Star Wars: New Films - No Spoilers Allowed' started by darthtuttle, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. darthtuttle

    darthtuttle Jedi Master star 4

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    this is the place to discuss the possibility of bounty hunters, smugglers or anybody else in the underworld. its a staple of Star Wars. perhaps the good guys need to persuade the scoundrels to help them, similar to the thrawn trilogy. perhaps Luke's daughter falls in love with a scoundrel and Luke does not approve. what would you like to have happened with the scoundrels in the sequels?
     
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  2. Lazy Storm Trooper

    Lazy Storm Trooper Jedi Master star 4

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    If the post-ROTJ EU is not going to be consider canon anymore (which will most likely happen). I would love one of Han's children go that route.
     
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  3. The Hellhammer

    The Hellhammer Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    A Jedi who is at the same time kind of a scoundrel would be very fun to see, something that one of the (potential) Solo kids could easily become.
     
  4. Force Smuggler

    Force Smuggler Force Ghost star 7

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    We do need a strong Han Solo like character in the ST. Hopefully one of Han's kids will be it.
     
  5. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Superninja of New Films star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    I think it could be a fun dynamic if Han and Leia's son is the goody two-shoes Jedi and Luke's daughter is the scoundrel.
     
  6. Placeholder

    Placeholder Jedi Knight star 4

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    Definitely want to see some more gangsters.
     
  7. Lee_

    Lee_ Jedi Master star 4

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    With recent implication of the Underworld (or SOME kind of live action TV) series coming, we will hopefully get something that is all about scoundrels.

    It has been my hope all along that either a TV series or one of the spinoffs comes along and really focuses on this sort of thing; a really offbeat SW with a sinister edge to it.
     
  8. darthtuttle

    darthtuttle Jedi Master star 4

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    that is the most genius idea for the sequels I have heard so far
     
  9. Sandtrooper92

    Sandtrooper92 Jedi Knight star 2

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    I beg to differ. Nobody's kids need to be in this new saga, despite the pattern of prior trilogies.
     
  10. Echo-07

    Echo-07 Jedi Master star 4

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    Yeah. I would hope that the Solo kids are scoundrelrific. I mean Han the galaxy's biggest smartass and Leia the galaxy's biggest snark would produce some unwieldy kids. Luke's son/daughter on the other hand I could see being all straight-edge and wrapped tight -- a good recipe for a fall IMO.
     
  11. anakinfansince1983

    anakinfansince1983 Nightsister of Four Realms star 10 Staff Member Manager

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    I would like to see a woman scoundrel.
     
  12. mavjade

    mavjade It's so FLUFFY! Fanfic Manager star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    I would love to see a female scoundrel or two... I'm not super particular as to what type.

    I like the idea one of Han and Leia's or Luke's kids being one. That could create some fun!
     
  13. darthtuttle

    darthtuttle Jedi Master star 4

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    don't forget that there's a strong possibility of a Boba fett spin off, or a han Solo spin off. the fett spin-off would feel like one of the filmed in the dollars trilogy. the celeb film could be more like a gangster film the Star Wars universe. the hutts are not a good protagonist for a film but would make a good Marsalace Wallace type character
     
  14. Echo-07

    Echo-07 Jedi Master star 4

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    Speaking of Scoundrels -- can anyone recommend the Zahn book with the same name? NO spoilers please.
     
  15. my kind of scum

    my kind of scum Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Without spoiling anything, I'd personally say it's a fun book with some issues that may or may not bother you. Definitely worth a read, though - particularly if you like a good heist tale.
     
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  16. Pro Scoundrel

    Pro Scoundrel New Films Lawgiver & Casual Flyer star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    I am definitely pro scoundrel! :cool:
     
  17. Echo-07

    Echo-07 Jedi Master star 4

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    Thank you! re-reading the Solo trilogy and that will be my next read thereafter.
     
  18. Loupgarou

    Loupgarou Jedi Knight star 3

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    I really like the idea of a female scoundrel type, and also that she would be Luke's daughter, not just to subvert expectations but because it seems like a fun dynamic, Luke's kid being the one person that can make him lose his wise Jedi calm. It could either be a terribly cheesy relationship or genuinely sweet, just depends on the execution.

    The other cool thing is that having the two main heroes be different genders and know they're related would lead to a platonic relationship in the spotlight, something we need more of when it comes to heroines.
     
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  19. Sarge

    Sarge Chosen One star 6

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    Solo trilogy? Do you mean AC Crispin or Brian Daley's books? IMO, Daley's writing is closer to capturing the feel of the OT than any other books I've read.
     
  20. Echo-07

    Echo-07 Jedi Master star 4

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    AC Crispin.

    Daley's were okay. They didn't "feel Star Wars" to me since they didn't take place within the bounds of the Galactic Empire. What was it called? The Corporate Sector I think? Or something like that.

    What I loved about Crispin's is that she covered some of the essential Han backstories -- winning the Falcon. Imperial Officer. Rescuing Chewie etc . . . Great books!
     
  21. Force Smuggler

    Force Smuggler Force Ghost star 7

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    The AC Crispin books are called the Han Solo trilogy, while the Daley books are the Han Solo Adventures. Just saying.
    Anyway. I prefer the Crispin books by a mile. The Back story and everything else.
     
  22. Sarge

    Sarge Chosen One star 6

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    IMO, there was too much drama and angsty stuff in Crispin's books. I wanted to read fun adventures about a wise-cracking first-shooting smuggler, and Daley delivered in spades.
     
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  23. Echo-07

    Echo-07 Jedi Master star 4

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    That's a fair statement but she got a chance to fill-in some of the great exploits of my favorite rogue.
     
  24. Bobatron

    Bobatron Jedi Master star 4

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    Scoundrels could be former members of either the Rebellion or the Imperial military. I know it's kind of a trademark of STAR WARS, but after the prequels and everything else, bounty hunters have been overdone. If there are some, I hope they fit into the storyline better than an in the prequels. Scoundrels and rogues could be other smugglers, former corrupt security personnel, politicians, businesspeople.
     
  25. Jarren_Lee-Saber

    Jarren_Lee-Saber Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    We're already stuck with old Han Solo, I'd rather not have any more of those kids. More Jedi - less scoundrels.