Star Wars Fan Predicted The Rise Of Skywalker’s Palpatine Twist Years Ago

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker finally brought us the truth about Rey’s origins, revealing that Daisy Ridley’s heroine was actually the granddaughter of Emperor Palpatine. It’s fair to say that almost no one saw it coming, either, with more common ideas linking Rey to the Skywalker or Kenobi bloodlines. So, how did J.J. Abrams decide on this for the film?

Well, in recent interviews, the writer/director has said that after learning in The Last Jedi that her parents were nobodies, he thought things could head in an even more dramatic direction if Rey learned that she was related to the most evil person in the entire galaxy: Palpatine. But it seems he may’ve drawn on some interesting fan theories and ideas as well, as it’s now been discovered that one individual predicted this twist years ago. Or at least, predicted most of it.
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