One of the wildest moments of The Rise of Luke during a flashback sequence. Fans were anxious to get a good look at , though the never really let us see it, even when used by Rey. was seeing a young duel
Thanks to an exclusive by io9, that mystery is a thing of the past as we get up close and personal with the princess’s .
is an elegant for a more civilized age
saw her use this beautiful with an iconic blue blade that contrasts her brother Luke’s . The image is taken from Star Wars: The , a thorough appendix that covers every design in the Star Wars saga.
Luke’s (formerly Anakin’s and formerly destroyed in The Last Jedi for some reason) in the . was famously used in the final chapter of the to defeat Emperor Palpatine with both it and
Rey finally stops using both unique , seemingly using her iconic staff as a basis. and in the final of the where she’s constructed a much cooler and more
Why Rey didn’t have her own last , I’ll never know, but it is what it is. for the entire until the final moments of the
Star Wars: The tells us more about
The book goes into a little more detail, though disappointedly it doesn’t give any insight into Leia’s construction of her , her acquisition of a , or much indication of why it looks the way it does;
‘After the collapse of the Empire, Leia Organa briefly undergoes training to harness her Force powers on the jungle moon of Ajan Kloss. Her brother, Luke , acts as her instructor, and Luke seeks to pass down the same lessons he learned from Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda. But Leia senses only tragedy at the end of her path, specifically the unshakable conviction that her training will lead to the death of her son.
Leia quits the program and leaves thewith her brother, who keeps it with him during his years of exile on Ahch-To. As a force spirit, Luke guides Rey to Leia’s hidden , which Rey uses to defeat Palpatine on Exegol. Rey later buries the on Tatooine to honor Leia’s memory.
is a work of art, defined by elegant symmetry and silver and gold hues that evoke on . Curved metal grips are spaced around the midsection surrounding a crystal heart that projects a blue blade. The narrow neck and ringed emitter of the bear similarities to those on Luke’s green-bladed .’
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