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  • Shortly after the film opens, Poe stalls for time by calling Hux and pretending he can't hear him. It works.
    • Doubly impressive because this exchange of dialogue is so incredibly different from anything Star Wars has ever had - it perfectly sets the tone that The Last Jedi is not your dad's Star Wars, and is not simply going to retread old ground for the sake of it; which for many was the biggest criticism of The Force Awakens.
    • Poe then proceeds to destroy the surface turrets on the First Order's dreadnought Fulminatrix, and allow the small fleet of Resistance bombers to drop their payload on its Achilles' Heel before it destroys their command ship. Only one bomber makes it to the end, and it only barely succeeds when gunner Paige Tico manages to snag the control and bombs on the target as her ship comes apart. Such was the the valor of this deed that Captain Canady, the commander of said dreadnought, acknowledged her bravery with silent respect even as his mighty warship is torn asunder by thunderous detonations. Paige's was the first Heroic Sacrifice of the movie, and certainly not the last.
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    • Though no one realized it at the time, Poe saved the Resistance by insisting against orders that the dreadnought be destroyed. If the dreadnought had been able to follow Resistance through hyperspace, the movie would have ended right there.
  • A rather minor one: Luke, spear-fishing. That is, spear-fishing over the water, hanging onto a cliff wall he vaulted over to with the huge spear pole, then lifting the pole while suspended to stab down at a fish. At this point Luke is, as it's revealed later, cut off from the Force (not to mention well past his prime).
  • Leia survives the torpedo assault on the cruiser Raddus, even after being blown out into space, by Force-pulling herself onto the bridge airlock. It's the first time she's shown Force skills beyond her link with Luke and Han; it'd be already impressive from any other Force user, but from Leia, who's never been shown to have a lot of skill, it's incredible.
    • On a meta-level, one also has to admire Rian Johnson for keeping Leia alive, when Carrie Fisher's death would have made letting her be Killed Off for Real in that scene so much more convenient for the writers and director of the next film. A lot of us viewing the movie in theaters for the first time were likely expecting this to be the end for Leia after all. Nope, Disney and LucasFilm are just going to have to solve that problem in the next film.
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    • Doubles as Heartwarming for the reason Rian Johnson refused to use this as an easy out for Leia's character. This was Carrie Fisher's last performance, and he wanted all of it to be there for the fans to see.
  • Rey taking on Luke in a moment of anger; Luke manages to outfight her raw strength with his skill, disarming her of her staff to seemingly end the fight - but he neglected to remember that his father's lightsaber was within her pulling grasp and she breaks the makeshift weapon he was using and forces him to tell her the full truth about Ben Solo's turn to Kylo Ren.
  • The escape from the Canto Bight prison with Finn, Rose, BB-8, and DJ releasing and riding large creatures that stampede through the casino.
  • DJ hacking their way into the Supremacy, the First Order's flagship, while making it look easy.
    • It helps that he does it with minimal, makeshift-looking equipment, probably improvised from their yacht's systems, and while spouting weird poetry.
  • The Throne Room confrontation with Supreme Leader Snoke and his Praetorian Guards.
    • Even powerless to approach, much less strike Snoke, Rey attempts to Force-pull Anakin's lightsaber towards herself, but Snoke redirects its path to hit her from behind. Then, seeing the remains of the Resistance fleet falling to First Order fire one by one, she Force-pulls Kylo Ren's lightsaber to charge Snoke again, and earns his sincere respect.
      Snoke: Ooh. And still that fiery spit of hope. You have the spirit of a true Jedi! And because of that... You must die.
    • Then Kylo fools Snoke into believing he can read his mind, and that he's going to kill Rey—only to, with the Force, turn Anakin's lightsaber towards Snoke, ignite it, slice him in half, and pull the saber through him at the middle and into Rey's grasp.
    • At this moment we hear the triumphant rise of the iconic Force Theme. Awesome? Hell yes!
    • Then a fierce battle ensues: Rey and Ren versus Snoke's Praetorian Guards who, like FN-2199, have been trained to deal with lightsaber users. The Elite Mooks hold their own pretty well and Rey and Ren have to give it their all to defeat them.
      • The entire duel is brutal and raw, more reminiscent of the original trilogy and the various lightsaber fan-films that have come out over past decade-and-a-half than the flashy wuxia-inspired stage-fencing of the prequels. Rey and Kylo receive their fair share of cuts and lacerations while the Praetorians fight dirty, with two placing Kylo in a blade-lock with their vibro-voulges while a third tries to cleave him with an overhand chop and several die quite gruesomely, with one getting turned into confetti by some form of electrical field while another gets impaled by Kylo's crossguard.
      • Every mainline Star Wars film up until this point has involved a Sword Fight between a Jedi and a Sith (or something similar to it, in Kylo Ren's case). Occasionally we'd get variations, like the two-on-one fights in The Phantom Menace and Revenge of the Sith, but it's almost always a red lightsaber against a blue (or green). This is the first film in the franchise to do something completely and utterly different — not just by having a two-on-many melee brawl, but by putting the red and blue sabers on the same side. The novelty itself is enough to elevate it, even without the aforementioned execution.
    • Until this scene, Kylo Ren never really had a chance to show what a badass fighter he truly is. In his previous duel with Finn and Rey, Ren was hampered by physical and psychological wounds, but when he is finally able to cut loose with no inhibitions, it's quite terrifying to behold. At several points, Ren is forced to duel three guards at once, and manages to take them all down with brute strength and combat pragmatism. One especially cool moment is when he grabs the handle of one guard's weapon, uses it to wound another guard, and then positions it to deflect a strike from a third guard. Had Vader never burned on Mustafar, he probably would have fought something like his grandson.
    • There's one point that deserves special mention: Kylo gets put in a choke-hold while grappling with the last guard (having lost his lightsaber in the fight). Rey, seeing his plight, throws him hers. He catches it and, without turning around, ignites it for a brief second straight through his opponent's skull. The way this Guard gets taken out also makes this particular meme all the more Hilarious in Hindsight.
    • Rey also gets out of a blade lock with a move that's brilliant in its simplicity. She simply drops it and catches it again, taking off her opponent's leg and landing the killing blow without missing a beat.
    • Kylo and Rey fight perfectly in-sync, despite this being their first time teaming up. At one point she grabs his leg and leans on his back for balance.
      • Also noteworthy is the fact that she's not trained at all. She's barely even touched a lightsaber, and anyone who knows anything about weapons knows how difficult it is to learn to wield a sword well. But she better than holds her own in a fight with trained warriors, which is very impressive indeed.
    • On a slightly meta note, Rey's screaming and snarling in the battle could have come off as narmy in the extreme. Instead, Daisy Ridley gives it such a guttural edge that it borders on the terrifying (and leaves many viewers wondering if she ain't flirting with the Dark Side for at least a hot second).
    • Kylo's betrayal of Snoke. Darth Vader had for years been plotting to one day overthrow Palpatine but ultimately never got the chance to do so. Here, the audience finally gets to see the Sith's Rule of Two take place and witness the powerful Dark Side user's apprentice surpass his master on-screen. At least in this regard, Kylo was able to surpass his grandfather.
    • Snoke himself also deserves credit. Rey's strong enough with the Force to scare Luke, and goes into the throne room looking for a fight. What happens next is barely even a Curb-Stomp Battle: without standing up, and just by flicking his wrist or tweaking a finger, Snoke grabs his fellow Force-user and tosses her around like a ragdoll, looking utterly bored by the whole thing. Despite Rey's defiance, he's then able to tear through her mind and find out everything he wants to know about Luke pretty much immediately, before dangling her in front of Kylo so he can finish her off. It's one of the strongest shows of Force in any Star Wars movie. Even if it wasn't quite enough to save him.
  • When the dust settles and Kylo reveals that he has no intention of walking away from power, Rey stays true to her friends. The revelation about her parents shakes her, but it's nowhere near enough to turn her.
  • The massive tug of war when Rey and Kylo attempt to pull Anakin's old lightsaber to them at the same time. The effort rips the room apart, rips the lightsaber in half, and knocks them both across the room.
    • Not just that: it knocks them clean out, given that Hux comes across Kylo's unconscious body shortly thereafter (though part of that may of also been due to the ship being torn in half). In spite of this, Rey woke first and escaped off-screen well before Kylo came to, solidly implying she's back to her Determinator status.
  • The most spectacular Heroic Sacrifice ever seen in the saga (and possibly on film): Vice Admiral Holdo ramming Snoke's gigantic starship at lightspeed with her command ship. It shears off the wing of Snoke's ship crippling it, and bisects most of the other Star Destroyers. At first, the crew of Snoke's starship are puzzled that the ship's jumping to lightspeed, with Hux dismissing it as an attempt at a distraction. Then they notice that it's pointed right at them...
    Hux: [Completely losing his shit] "FIRE ON THAT CRUISER!!!"
    • What pushes this moment from being awesome into truly breathtaking is that for this sequence of shots, it's completely silent, with only the visuals of Raddus cutting a 60 kilometer-long ship in half repeated multiple times from different angles, almost like an art film. It's enough to induce an awe-inspired reverence that absolutely stuns every member of the audience.
    • This moment is so badass that it's been the most awesome moment in the film for many of the people attending in favor of some of the other ones which were probably meant to be more impactful. The film earns its right to have total silence while we all process this insanely epic maneuver of sacrifice. Holdo decimated the First Order Star Destroyers in one move, recognizing the Resistance's need for her sacrifice and delivering on it so powerfully that it's hard to feel upset with her earlier actions.
    • Adding to this, all the shots have no stars, as if in a black void. Those who work with cameras will know that this can happen when adjusting the exposure of the camera for bright light sources, which means the camera doesn't take in dimmer sources of light. Basically, the Raddus cleaving the Supremacy was so bright there was no way the "cameramen" were able to show it without losing the stars (as shown in the final distant wide shot where the Supremacy is engulfed in a giant flash of light). In a series of completely digital shots where there were no cameramen!
    • The mere sight of the Supremacy floating utterly shattered and lifeless, its mangled hulk split in two amidst a debris field of its own guts and the remnants of the other Star Destroyers. A symbol of galactic terror the size of Rhode Island and the flagship of the First Order fleet, now reduced to little more than a devastated pair of lifeless metal chunks drifting away into the vast emptiness of space.
    • The deafening silence is also amazing, to the point that AMC Theaters had to post notices essentially saying "when the movie gets to this part, shut up and enjoy it".
  • After Phasma falls, BB-8 pulls a Big Damn Heroes moment.
  • Yoda is back! He appears to Luke as a Force ghost, and demonstrates his immense power even in death by summoning a lightning bolt with only a small gesture that burns the tree enclosing the Jedi temple. His appearance and wisdom gives Luke the confidence in the Force he seemed to have lost.
    • Yoda's parting wisdom to Luke is worth mentioning - that he too understood that the Jedi had failed; he was there after all. Luke's error was in sticking to the letter of the old Jedi teachings when he should have kept to their spirit instead. Luke was right to be disillusioned, but instead of simply throwing it all away, it was better to use the experience of those failures as the most important experience of all. Passing on the knowledge of those all too important mistakes to Rey was actually just as valuable, to build a better Jedi Order suited to what's happening now - not to rebuild something already lost. Yoda finally notes that seeing their successors grow beyond them is what makes a Master a success as a teacher.
    • And it's a tiny meta little thing, but Yoda is portrayed by an actual puppet again! And even better, they found the original molds and the artist who painted his eyes so as to create a satisfying replica of the original, and brought back Frank Oz to puppeteer him once more.
  • It isn’t dwelt on, but there’s a tiny moment right after Finn and Rose’s shuffle crashes on Crait. Rose looks around and says “Is this all that’s left [of the Resistance]?” So what do we cut to? The Resistance unloading their equipment and preparing for the fight to come, all while a rousing version of their theme plays. The Resistance is an army of badasses, and it doesn’t matter how many of them are left because they will fight until there’s no one left alive to fight.
  • Chewie and Rey manage to draw the attention of ALL of the First Order TIE fighters and lure them in an epic chase through the crystal caves of Crait, helped by Kylo Ren losing it at seeing his father's ship and ordering them all after the Falcon, and Finn gives the incredible understatement "Oh they hate that ship!" Considering she was instrumental in destroying both Death Stars and Starkiller Base and is probably responsible for more dead Imperials than most battlefleets and now is effectively interfering in their attempts to stamp out the last of the Resistance, yeah, Imperials and their heirs really do hate the Millennium Falcon.
    • The Awesome Music of the scene. It's set to the theme of the 'TIE Fighter Attack' in A New Hope and 'Into The Death Star' from Return of the Jedi. The iconic dogfighting theme from the Original Trilogy is back, and it is glorious.
    • You don't even see the Falcon at first. You just see a TIE inexplicably crash from above as an all-too familiar shadow glides across the field, hear the music swell heroically as the resistance pilots cheer, and you just know who's come to save the day.
    • A little thing, but Rey in the gunner's seat makes an awesome entrance by taking down three TIE fighters with a single blast.
    • Further, it's implied that the Falcon defeated all of the TIE fighters, using only one of her defensive turrets.
    • It seems Han's faith in Chewie as his co-pilot was extremely well placed. Chewie is dangerous on his own - when he gets in the driving seat of the Falcon? Just run away as fast as you can.
  • Luke fooling Kylo Ren and the assault force of the First Order (quite a few AT-M6 walkers) on Crait with a Force Projection of himself he channeled from Ahch-To on the other side of the Galaxy. It causes his death, but it bought enough time for the Resistance survivors to flee, and he is now one with the Force.
    • Luke gets extra points for style: he walks out of the base and calls out Kylo Ren to come and meet him. Ren has the assault force fire on Luke instead of going to face him man to man. Then he demands more, and the assault walkers open up with everything they have. The barrage goes on for minutes, until Hux orders them to stop because surely nobody could have survived that. And then the smoke settles, revealing Luke Skywalker, unharmed, who casually brushes some dust off his shoulder.
    • Coupled with the above scene, just how much Luke's appearance is an Oh, Crap! moment for Kylo. Instead of his typical aggressive approach to dealing with a problem, he is deathly quiet and unbearably tense.
      Kylo: I want every gun we have to fire on that man...
    • Kylo Ren deserves some props too, not only for giving his troops the More Dakka version of the Just Shoot Him order, but also for not settling for Hux's premature conclusion that Nobody Could Have Survived That. The only reason he goes out to face Luke in person at all is his subsequent realization that any more barrages would just be wasting resources on Shooting Superman.
    • The duel itself is worth noting as this may be the last time we get to see Luke in action, just past his youthful prime, dancing around Kylo Ren as if the latter has only just picked up a lightsaber. All this, while maintaining the Force illusion at the same time. We may never get to see just how powerful Luke really got to be - at least on film, but what was given is more than impressive enough.
    • Furthermore, Luke's projection looking as it did. He doesn't meet Kylo Ren garbed as a classic Jedi, he has his illusion dressed in a set of distinct robes colored in black over white - like his iconic suit from Return of the Jedi. He finally dropped his own pretense at being something he wasn't (a Jedi of the old order), and returned appearing as his real self (a different Jedi for a new age).
    • The exact moment when it's revealed that Luke was channeling an illusion the whole time is amazing. Kylo Ren appears to cut Luke in half, only for him to turn around unharmed. Kylo Ren then slowly stabs at Luke, but the lightsaber just phases through him. As it becomes apparent that Luke had completely denied Kylo Ren the opportunity to take his revenge, his illusion fades away on an impressively cool line. A line that has shades of Han Solo's personality in it.
      Luke: See you round, kid.
      • It doesn't just have Han's personality in it. It has Anakin's. Never has there ever been a bigger Snark Knight than Anakin Skywalker... well, Luke, as his son, comes pretty goddamned close!. Anakin/Vader would be proud.
      • In a meta sense, the tone also almost sounds like The Joker as well. Hamill even uses a similar line and delivery in Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker.
    • Kylo attempted to deliver a Breaking Speech about how he was going to destroy the last of the Jedi and everything. Though it sounds more like he's trying to reassure himself rather than actually believing his own words. Luke's response is an awesome Call-Back to one of his lines earlier in the film.
    • On a meta level, the way The Reveal is foreshadowed is glorious. Luke appears in a bunker that only has one entrance/exit with no explanation, looking younger than we saw him on Ahch-To, and wielding a lightsaber that had recently been destroyed. Most subtly, he doesn't leave footprints in the salt covering the surface of Crait like the Resistance soldiers and Kylo. While some viewers will sniff it out early (which doesn't make the reveal any less cool), others will either not notice, or try to find ways to justify things they know to be impossible. Between this scene and the downplayed reveal that Rey took the ancient Jedi texts with her, The Last Jedi is one of the most subtle Star Wars films ever.
    • A mixture of awesome and heartwarming is the fact that Luke went out similarly to the way Obi-Wan did on the first Death Star; distracting the bad guys and buying time for the resistance/rebels to escape and fight another day. The best part is he denies the villain a victory they crave so badly while especially trolling them which is exactly what Obi-Wan did to Vader all those years ago. Unlike Obi-Wan, he even denied Ben the killing blow, and his actual death is like Yoda's: at total peace with himself on the planet he exiled himself to and allowing himself to ascend into the Force.
      • The best part is that Luke beat Kylo using the very first lesson Kenobi ever taught him as a Jedi which is also a great call back to A New Hope “Your eyes can deceive you, don’t trust them.”
    • Before any of the above, Luke's actual entrance, the build up and the payoff of him appearing. All seems lost for the remnants of the Resistance: Poe's sally has failed, the massive defense gate has bought them as much time as it could, their calls for aid have fallen on deaf ears, and Leia - the one who had been holding this group together and keeping the fight going longer than most of the people there have been alive... Is forced to believe that her Resistance may have gone as far as it can go. Then, silence, as everyone sees the image of Luke Skywalker step out of the shadows. The silence and awe is reverent as he makes his way to the opening blown into the gate. Then as he faces down Kylo Ren and the First Order, the camera never shows the reactions of the Resistance soldiers; but it doesn't need to because we know they're seeing, with their own eyes, their legend do the impossible, and it gives them their fighting spirit back. Puts to mind Luke and Rey's talk early in the films about Luke failing because of his status as a "legend", to which Rey responds that sometimes people need a legend.
  • Really, just the fact that Force users are now able to telepathically communicate lightyears away from each other, and not just with their voice. The Force knows no distance.
    • The Force knows no distance—Darth Vader may have been onto something after all when he said that the ability to destroy a planet is comparatively insignificant to the Power of the Force.
  • BB-8 managing to rescue Finn and Rose by commandeering an AT-ST Walker, ala Chewbacca & Ewoks on Endor!
  • The full sequence of Finn vs. Phasma which is teased in the trailers. Finn's ability to manage a lightsaber without hurting himself or being Force sensitive makes some better sense as it's made clear that he isn't just a damn good shot: give him a Stormtrooper riot baton (a weapon he's actually familiar with) and he'll show you that he's also trained in close quarters combat.
    • And then this exchange after Finn has cracked Phasma’s helmet and knocked her to the ground:
      Phasma: You were always scum!
      Finn: Rebel scum.
      Phasma: (falls to fiery death)
    • Even better: As the scene is set up, Phasma is laid out on the floor, her helmet smashed, and Finn is standing on an elevated platform, with his line delivered from her worms-eye-view perspective. The effect is to show Finn, proud and defiant, backdropped by the burning wreckage of one of the First Order's mightiest ships, laid low by the outmatched Rebels. This scene also seems to end-cap Finn's Character Arc of trying to run from the fight.
    • A perfect final touch is added as we actually get to see just a bit of Gwendoline Christie's face, managing an epic and incredibly satisfying Oh, Crap! expression despite having just one eye to work with.
    • The Deleted Scene of her death is made even more awesome, as she survives her fiery death. She and four Stormtroopers prepare to shoot Finn, so once she calls him a Traitor, he, having enough, calls her out.
    Finn: You call for order, you beat us down, but when your shiny neck was threatened, you squealed like a whoop hog. The evidence blew up with the base, but you and I both know the truth: when I put a gun to your head, you shut down Starkiller's shields! Now what would you do if your troops find out? Or your masters?
    • It leads to Phasma shooting her troops when they start having second thoughts. When she tries to kill Finn for revealing the truth, he destroys her hand, and Phasma actually squeals, before promptly regaining her composure and pushing Finn onto his back. Before she can finish him off, however, using the final dialogue above, Finn grabs a fallen blaster and shoots her in the chest, sending her flying back into a chasm and (presumably) killing her.
    • The sheer poetry and symbolism behind this confrontation is what makes the moment all the more sweeter. Not only is it absolutely satisfying to see Finn finally call Phasma out on her hypocrisy, but in the end, Phasma is reduced to what she really is; a despicable coward, who while she wears the colors of the First Order, is only out for herself. Not only that, but since this time, Finn is on the ground and Phasma's the one towering over him, symbolizing how always throughout the saga, the heroes were often of small factions against powerful establishment. But as we've been shown time and time again, even the smallest of factions can take down the strongest of establishments.
  • Poe, finally filling the role of a proper leader by calling off the failed attempt at launching an initiative at Crait after seeing more pilots needlessly getting shot down. Solidified when Luke arrives and it dawns on him that he is there to buy them time, he stops thinking of short term victories and starts to think ahead of the game. Unlike his costly attack on the dreadnought at the start of the film, he doesn't risk any more Resistance soldiers.
    • By using his head, Poe notices the base is too quiet and realizes there must be another way out if those Crystal Critters found another way out of the place.
    • It also leads to a moment of awesome for Finn as he ignores Poe's orders to turn back and tries to make a Heroic Sacrifice to take out the gun. After being conflicted about fighting the past two films, he finally cements himself as a full fledged member of the Resistance who wants to fight the First Order head on.
  • Rey saving what remains of the Resistance by lifting the rocks blocking their escape from the tunnels beneath Crait, accompanied by Luke's narration to Kylo Ren:
    Luke: The Rebellion is reborn today. The war is just beginning. And I will not be the last Jedi.
    • The rock lifting scene is even more awesome for another reason. It's been shown that telekinesis is something Jedi had to train and practice in before they could be even capable of doing even simple things, and Luke was shown struggling with it while being trained by Yoda. Even Yoda, powerful as he was, was visibly straining in when redirecting a fallen pillar away from Anakin and Obi-wan, and concentrating lifting Luke's X-Wing out of the swamp on Dagobah. Rey never received any real training, and didn't just move the rocks, she held them all up with enough control to gently open a path and didn't look at all strained doing it. In none of the prior films has any force user shown that level of pure power and fine control simultaneously and as seeming effortlessly.
  • The final Mind Link between Kylo Ren and Rey as Rey is getting the last of the Resistance on board the Falcon. While Ren looks at her with need, Rey just stares back with cold determination as she closes the ramp on him. She's already made her choice, and there is nothing left he can do to convince her otherwise.
  • The very end: Luke had not only saved the Resistance: it's implied that the tale of his legend has spread throughout the galaxy, igniting the spark that will burn the First Order to the ground. Luke Skywalker came back from the ashes of his failure to save the galaxy, directly and indirectly one final time and entrusted the future to the others. He was never a perfect man or a perfect teacher, but he was a Jedi master to the last, and earned his place as the greatest legend of the galaxy.
    • Furthermore, only Leia and Rey would know that he wasn't still alive.
    • Leia reassuring Rey about their chances of toppling the First Order is as awesome as it is heartwarming.
      Leia: We have everything we need.
      [camera pulls back to capture the surviving Resistance members chatting with each other animatedly, and then focuses on the pieces of Anakin's lightsaber in Rey's hands]
      • The shot of the broken lightsaber is such a bizarrely awesome image. Rendering the item that was such a blatant MacGuffin in The Force Awakens completely useless paradoxically proves how important it really is. And it's metonymic of one of the messages of the film as a whole: sometimes legends need to be torn down and reassembled from the ground up to show why they deserved to be called legends in the first place. And that a symbol is only as good as the person who holds it.
  • The ending scene before the credits roll: one of the stable children that helped Rose and Finn is sweeping outside (he appears to use the Force to move the broom into his hand) when he looks up to the sky and sees what appears to be a starship blasting off into hyperspace. He beams at the sky with hope, wearing the ring Rose had shown him bearing the emblem of the Rebel Alliance.
    • The final shot before the credits roll is perfect imagery: the boy stands with his broom held adjacent, but from the angle of the shot it almost looks like he's wielding a lightsaber.
  • Luke merging with the Force to the light of twin suns despite the fact that Ach-To is repeatedly shown to have only one sun. It appears that Luke now appreciates his upbringing and time on Tatooine a lot more than when we first met him all the way back in A New Hope. The Visual Dictionary for The Last Jedi states it has two suns, but the visual reveal is an amazing bookend for the character.
  • Also in a somewhat meta sense, Snoke calling Kylo out on his wannabe Darth Vader Clone schtick. He starts off with five simple words that have probably been recited by many Fantasy Forbidding Fathers.
    Snoke: Take that ridiculous thing off.
    • And eventually Snoke beautifully sums it up in ten cold words, with a deeply disappointed tone to match.
      Snoke: You're no Vader. You're just a child, in a mask.
  • One for the Supremacy itself, revealed in the Expanded Edition novelization: it's still functional. This thing took a cruiser going at hyperspeed to the wing and was carved in two like a burning knife through ice cream... yet somehow, it's merely crippled, still fully operational, and on the off-chance a Rhode Island-sized starship has a mind of its own, is likely supremely pissed off. This thing really IS an Implacable Man in the shape of a starship. Somewhat lessened, though, when the same novel says that the Supremacy was too far gone and had to be scuttled, thus giving the moment back to Holdo.


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