The Last Jedi Theories

The Last Jedi Theories

Rey, Finn, and Jar Jar Binks too- but which one of these is true?
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With the newest Star Wars film coming out, The Last Jedi, it's time for new fan theories to surface. I asked some of the biggest Star Wars fans I know* about their theories, which will be put to the test when we attend the December 14th showing of the film.

*These are real theories from friends of mine. This does not contain spoilers, but don't be surprised if these theories prove to be true.

My buddy Clayton is adamant about his two theories. "In one of them, Kylo Ren is going to die and Rey is going to go to the Dark Side," he stated confidently, "and Rey will become the first female Sith Lord." Although Kylo Ren has only been featured in one film, Clayton thinks he's sure to die in The Last Jedi. "And my second theory, Finn is going to become a Jedi and Kylo Ren will join the Rebellion."

Finn becoming a Jedi is an interesting theory because he uses Luke Skywalker's lightsaber twice: the first is against a Storm Trooper, the second in a duel against Kylo Ren. The only other non-Jedi to use a lightsaber was Han Solo in Episode V, The Empire Strikes Back, when he cuts open a tauntaun to hide inside of during the blizzard. But we know Han isn't a Jedi, nor will he be in this new film. So maybe Clayton is onto something.

My boyfriend Brandon shared his theory with me, which took a different turn. "Luke Skywalker is going to go to the Dark Side and become a Sith," he told me, "or Luke will become a Gray Jedi." He believes the movie poster is a foreshadow of what's happening. "Luke is pictured in the back of the movie poster, behind everyone else. That's typically reserved for "the bad guys" or Siths."

There's a lot of missing information and quite some time has passed since Episode VI. Luke trained Ben Solo, who ultimately turned to the Dark Side, which leaves the question, did Luke help Ben turn into Kylo Ren? Did he tell him about Darth Vader? And if so, is Luke going to turn to the Dark Side himself?

Two of my friends, Jeff and Travis, believe that Jar Jar Binks, who we last see in the beginning of Episode III, Revenge of the Sith, is a Sith lord. Although not entirely relevant to Episode VII, this is one of the more interesting theories. "It's not the most practical, but a lot of people seem to really believe that Jar Jar can be, and is, a Sith Lord," Jeff told me.

Jeff and Travis are not alone on this theory. Some people believe that Jar Jar was a trained Force user, and an unknown Sith Lord. Hard to think that a clumsy Gungan like Jar Jar would be powerful enough to be a Sith. But there are some small details to back that, like the fact that Jar Jar's eyes resemble those of past Sith Lords, like Maul and Anakin.

My theory, however, is that Rey and Kylo Ren are cousins. Rey is Luke's daughter. Kylo knows about her, either through his memories or her presence in the force, which is why he desperately wants to look into her mind or destroying her.

The only way to find out which one of these theories, if any at all, prove to be true: watching Star Wars Episode VII The Last Jedi.

May the Force be with you.

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37 Drake Lyrics From 'Scorpion' That Will Make Your Next Instagram Caption Go Double Platinum

Side A makes you want to be single, Side B make you want to be boo'd up.

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We all knew Scorpion was going to be the summer banger we wanted. However, Drake surprised us with two sides of an album and two sides of himself. Mixing rap and R&B; was genius on his part, so why not dedicate 37 of his lyrics to our Instagram captions?

1. "Don't tell me how knew it would be like this all along" — Emotionless

Definitely a "I'm too good" for you vibe.

2. "My mentions are jokes, but they never give me the facts" — Talk Up

This one's for my haters.

3. "I wanna thank God for workin' way harder than Satan" — Elevate

For when you're feeling blessed.

4. "I promise if I'm not dead then I'm dedicated" — March 14

In Drake's story about his son the world knows about now, we get a lyric of true love and dedication

5. "My Mount Rushmore is me with four different expressions" — Survival

6. "Pinky ring 'til I get a wedding ring" — Nonstop

7. "I gotta breathe in real deep when I catch an attitude" — 8 Out of 10

This first line of the song is about to be spread on the gram like a wildfire

8. "Heard all of the talkin', now it's quiet, now it's shush" — Mob Ties

9. "California girls sweeter than pieces of candy" — Sandra's Rose

This is gonna have every girl who has ever stayed in Cali all hot and heavy, watch it.

10. "I think you're changing your mind, starting to see it in your eyes" — Summer Games

Y'all know how these summer games go

11. "Look the new me is really still the real me" — In My Feelings

When you've got to profess that you've changed 200%

12. "Only beggin' that I do is me beggin' your pardon" — Is There More

13. "Shifted your focus, lens lookin' jaded" — Jaded

14. "Back and forth to Italy, my comment section killin' me" — Can't Take a Joke

Necessary for when you've got people hyping you up already

15. "People are only as tough as they phone allows them to be" — Peak

Y'all can't have this one, I'm stealing it

16. "Work all winter, shine all summer" — That's How You Feel

Put in the work so you can flex on 'em, summer 18

17. "Blue faces, I got blue diamonds, blue tint, yeah" — Blue Tint


18. "I stay busy workin' on me" — Elevate

19. "Ten of us, we movin' as one" — Talk Up

The perfect reason to get the largest group picture you've had on your gram

20. "October baby for irony sake, of course" — March 14

This statistically applies to 1/12 of y'all reading this, so take that as you will (we October babies are the best)

21. "She had an attitude in the summer but now she nice again" — Blue Tint

22. "I know you special girl 'cause I know too many" — In My Feelings


23. "Gotta hit the club like you hit them, hit them, hit them angles" — Nice for What

24. "She said 'Do you love me?' I tell her, 'Only partly,' I only love my ____ and my ____ I'm sorry" — God's Plan

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25. "But I'm blessed I just checked, hate me never met me in the flesh" — I'm Upset

26. "It's only good in my city because I said so" — 8 Out of 10

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27. "My haters either on they way to work or they arrived" — Can't Take a Joke

28. "I always need a glass of wine by sundown" — Final Fantasy

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29. "It's your f***in' birthday. Happy birthday" — Ratchet Happy Birthday

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30. "I move through London with the Eurostep" — Nonstop


31. "I stopped askin' myself and I started feelin' myself" — Survival

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32. "They keep tryna' get me for my soul" — I'm Upset

33. "I'm tryna see who's there on the other end of the shade" — Emotionless

34. "Only obligation is to tell it straight" — Elevate

35. "It don't matter to me what you say" — Don't Matter to Me


This line from the King of Pop (MJ) will give you chills. R.I.P.

36. "I'm the chosen one, flowers never pick themselves" — Sandra's Rose

37. "Say you'll never ever leave from beside me" — In My Feelings

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Because if things were easy then you wouldn't have any stories to share.

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At first, working in retail sounded so nice. Standing around folding clothes, talking to people, and getting paid. Sounds easy right...wrong. Here are just a few of the many struggles that retail workers face on the daily just to make their paycheck.

1. Screaming children

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So let me get this straight. Tommy is allowed to start screaming in the middle of the store because he wants to go home but I'm not. Unfair.

2. Shoplifters

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After working in retail for a bit, you get pretty good at reading body language. Nothing like getting to call security on a 13-year-old.

3. When the register freezes

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4. One word: Inventory

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Nothing like spending you're entire day counting out every single item in your store, right? The best is when you get distracted and loose your place.

5. When your coworker doesn't show up


Nothing like 10 people wanting your attention at once.

6. "Can I speak to your manager?"

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Yes. let me bring them over here so they can tell you the exact same thing i just told you. The best is when someone asks you this and you are the manager.

7. Using change

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Yes, please give me $20 worth of change that I can count out. Don't worry about the line, i'm sure they won't mind the wait.

8. Trying to bargain over prices

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This isn't a negotiation. Either pay the price listed, or leave.

9. People leaving a mess

Nothing is better then watching someone completely mess up an area that you just spent the last 30 minutes cleaning.

10. Customers who come in 5 minutes before close

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11. The boredom of a slow day

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12. And the rush of a sale day

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13. Overly-chatty customers

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14. Asking about rewards cards

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I get it. It's annoying and you probably don't have or want the card. We don't want to say it just as much as you don't want to hear it.

15. Checking the back

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People tend to think that the back of the store is some huge endless supply of everything we have in the store. Nope.

16. Customers who try to come inside when the store is closed

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Do you not see the sign?

17. Working long shifts with no breaks

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18. Working. Every. Single. Weekend.

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Because what's a social life anyway?

19. Waiting for someone to bring you change

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