The Force Awakens: 10 Mysteries We Hope Will Be Solved

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7. Who is Maz Kanata, and what is the special power her eyes possess?

J.J. Abrams and Lupita Nyong’o, who portrays the short orange-skinned pirate queen known only as Maz Kanata, have alluded to the alien’s mystery. She’s around a thousand years old (she may have met Yoda at some point in her life), she can apparently feel the Force, and her eyes hold a special power. What that power is, we don’t know, but it must have something to do with her cryptic quotes about eyes and the Force calling to someone.

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Even though we know more about her than we know about, say, the other major CGI character in the film, Andy Serkis’s Supreme Leader Snoke, she’s still as much of an enigma as if we knew nothing about her…perhaps more of one, because we are being withheld the most important details.

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