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Chewbacca is one of the most well-known characters in Star Wars. Towering over the other characters and covered in long brown fur, it’s clear that everyone’s favorite “walking carpet” isn’t a human.  So what is he? What is Chewbacca’s species? Chewbacca is a Wookiee. Like other Wookiees, he was born on the planet Kashyyyk. Because …

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Obi-Wan Kenobi is one character who makes an appearance in the six original Star Wars films, and his age varies greatly between 32 BBY and 4 ABY. Since the first six films span over three decades in the galaxy, you may wonder how old Obi-Wan Kenobi is in the Star Wars timeline.  Obi-Wan Kenobi was …

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The famous bounty hunter Boba Fett has many distinguishing characteristics. His jetpack, T-shaped visor, and menacing presence are just some of the things that make him stand out. So too does the distinctive dent in his helmet. Ever since The Empire Strikes Back, that dent has helped define Boba as a hardened bounty hunter. How …

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The Millennium Falcon is the ship that Han Solo and Chewbacca made famous. Or, perhaps, the Falcon made them famous.  The Falcon is known for its speed and for eluding Imperial Star Destroyers. With such capabilities, the Falcon must have cost quite a bit.  How much did the Millennium Falcon cost? We can arrive at …

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If we asked Darth Vader about his suit, he would probably say it was “most impressive.” Indeed, Vader’s suit is highly protective and intimidating. In A New Hope, Vader’s entrance is enhanced by his thick armor. Vader’s suit is strong, but we may wonder just how protective his suit is. Is Darth Vader’s suit fireproof? …

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Kylo Ren is one of the most perplexing characters in the Sequel Trilogy. Born as Ben Solo, he embraced the dark side and sought to become the galaxy’s Supreme Leader. Knowing the dark cloud that surrounds Kylo Ren, you may wonder what prompted him to fall to the dark side. One primary issue laid with …

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What’s not to love about Star Wars? There are epic space battles, lightsaber duels, daring rescues, supernatural powers, fantastic beasts, and even a bit of romance. And not just any romance, a love triangle romance between Luke, Leia, and Han. But did Luke ever really stand a chance of capturing the princess’s heart? Spoiler alert: …

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In Star Wars, only characters who are Force-sensitive have the power to obtain a kyber crystal that will enable them to build a lightsaber. But there are also some who aren’t Force-sensitives who have wielded the weapon, with General Grievous serving as one of the most popular examples.  Characters with a grudge against the Jedi, …

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The galactic universe in Star Wars is split into the light and dark sides of the Force. While subjects such as good and evil (light and dark) aren’t always black and white, the light and dark side of the Force attempts to make their division as clear as possible. Naturally, the light and dark sides …

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