The new novelization of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker sheds some gentle on many vital topics concerning the final entry within the saga, however there’s nonetheless no Ben Solo Force Ghost on the finish.
When Star Wars movies obtain the novelization therapy, they often give us lots of perception into intricate plot particulars that the theatrical minimize didn’t handle to incorporate. Sadly for Episode IX, although, not even a sequence of books may hope to cowl all of the unexplained narrative threads and plot holes. Three months after its launch, The Rise of Skywalker is at the moment probably the most divisive films within the saga and the truth that it’s didn’t reside as much as field workplace expectations doesn’t assist issues, both.
Many of the critics bashed Abrams’ concluding act of the Sequel Trilogy for its shallow resolutions and fan-service moments that go in opposition to what Rian Johnson arrange in The Final Jedi, although some genuinely suppose that the movie was rushed and incomplete.
Actually, there’s a lot wasted potential in The Rise of Skywalker that folks suppose it ought to’ve been two films. Specifically, many have been upset that they didn’t see Ben Solo as a Force Ghost on the finish of the movie alongside Luke and Leia, particularly for the reason that final scene instantly mirrors Return of the Jedi when the ghosts of Obi-Wan, Yoda, and Anakin seem to Luke.
Ben went via the identical journey as his grandfather and finally embraced the Gentle Facet once more, so it’d solely make sense to have him as a Force Ghost on the finish of the film, proper? Properly, apparently Abrams didn’t share this common opinion and as a person on Twitter reported, not even the novelization consists of any point out of Ben’s Force Ghost, although they did say that there’s some added info in his loss of life scene which followers may discover hopeful.
Whereas these further tidbits of knowledge do little to undo the injury attributable to the lackluster resolutions of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, followers will a minimum of get an opportunity to have a extra cohesive story, even when it implies that they need to strategy different sources to seek out their solutions.
Inform us, although, what have been you anticipating to see within the final entry of the Skywalker Saga? Pontificate within the regular place beneath.