6. A Hive of Scum and Villainy
The seedy underbelly of Star Wars with it’s smugglers, slavers, bounty hunters, and gamblers is one of the things that makes this incredible fantasy universe feel so authentic and credible.
One of the things I dislike about Star Trek is that everything is so clean, so neat and organize, so black and white. There’s obvious good and obvious bad. Star Wars not only does a good job showing the problems with the extremes of both good and bad with the Jedi and the Sith, but they also do a good job of showing a rebellion that relies on the underworld to survive.
Where would Obi-Wan and Luke be if they hadn’t run into that lovable scoundrel Han Solo? I’m glad Han Solo isn’t “nice men” because “nice men” wouldn’t have been able to get the job done.
I feel like Rey’s junk planet is going to be pretty seedy, maybe we will get a glimpse of that in the trailer?
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