-Palpatine wasn’t killed
-The Empire wasn’t destroyed
-Luke didn’t bring back the jedi order
-Han Solo left Leia and return to be a criminal
-The New Republic was a failure that a group of neonazis ended in a week
-Anakin didn’t bring balance to the force.
The sequel trilogy made pointless the original trilogy…
And I kind of agree. This video/comment made me reflect on my own experiences trying to square the sequel trilogy with the SW in my head. Short version: I still can’t. I didn’t hate the sequel trilogy. In the moment, in the theater, I quite liked most of TFA, loved much of TLJ, and was decently entertained by much of TROS. I didn’t (and don’t) like the rabid hating they all got, especially TLJ. But while I’ve never been emotionally furious about the illogical non-story these three together presented, they have hurt my SW experience. Light spoilers behind the cut and light references to my weird personal head canon.( Read more… )