If we accept all the Star Wars films as the same canon, then a
lot that happens in the original films has to be reinterpreted in
the light of the prequels. As we now know, the rebel Alliance was
founded by Yoda, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Bail Organa. What can readily be
deduced is that their first recruit, who soon became their top field
agent, was R2-D2.
Kottke, A New
Sith, or Revenge of the Hope Reconsidering Star Wars IV in the light
An interesting reinterpretation of Star Wars IV–VI,
notwithstanding the fact that George Lucas was
making everything up as he went along, especially for episodes I–III
but he doesn't care—he's got our money and besides, geeks live for
explaining continuity errors in science fiction series (and amusingly
enough, nothing that went on in Episodes I–III matched what he wrote
about in “Bantha
Tracks”—I know this because my friend Hoade used to get this
newsletter as a kid).
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