Okay, so I’m obviously not the only one on the internet to think in this direction, but I would like to register my “I said so” in advance. Example nerd thought here.
WARNING: Potential geek spoilers ahead!
Luke Skywalker is Kylo Ren. In a desperate bid to rid the galaxy of the remnants of the Empire and protect those closest to him, Luke succumbs to anger and hatred, and eventually, the Dark Side. He is a tortured soul, every bit his father’s son. He even wears a mask. It seems negative emotions really are toxic. 🙂
Insert bit about how the Empire comes back.
Does anyone else wonder if J.J. Abrams played Knights of the Old Republic back in the day, or just his creative team?