Star Wars: 13 best moments of rebels fighting for their independence

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Fighting Kylo Ren

In The Force Awakens, the seasoned Kylo Ren met his match against Finn and Rey, who didn’t have much combat experience.

Also, Kylo was injured with a blaster bolt to the side that allowed Finn and Rey to fight him on almost equal footing.

Finn wanted to protect Rey. Rey looked to protect her friend and herself. That’s when she allowed the Force to help her and face danger rather than run away from it.

She spent most of the movie denying who she was, but this moment is where she defied the First Order and Kylo Ren.

One of the greatest moments from the prequels is when Kylo wanted the Skywalker lightsaber. After all, it was part of his family.

They both reached for it through the force and it zipped past Kylo right into the outstretched hand of Rey.

It was a cheer-worthy moment.

It would go on define Rey where she knew she had to take on a new life and what had been handed to her. It was in that moment that Rey picked to fight rather than run.

The rebels are about fighting for freedom and Rey fit right in with them.