• Death Stars have always been a part of Star Wars, the weapons of mass destruction of the saga... 1 / 11

  • ...built by the Empire, which was modeled after Nazi aesthetics. 2 / 11

  • In the original trilogy, when the Rebels destroyed the Death Star, the day was saved... 3 / 11

  • ...but this was subverted in the sequel trilogy, where the rogue First Order rose from nowhere... 4 / 11

  • ...and built Starkiller base, that could destroy entire systems across the galaxy... 5 / 11

  • ...and could also radicalize the children of the good guys, tapping into real-world terrorism fear. 6 / 11

    Kylo Ren in Star Wars the Force Awakens Poster
  • The Rise of Skywalker seems to feature a massive armada of Death Star equipped destroyers... 7 / 11

  • ...forcing the Resistance into an unending state of constant paranoia against potential enemies. 8 / 11

    Poe Dameron gets ready to fight in the Last Jedi.
  • The war-based conflict will be reprised in Disney+ series The Mandalorian and Cassian Andor... 9 / 11

  • ...but let's hope that stories set after Episode IX explore the brighter, living side of the galaxy. 10 / 11

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