One of the largest mysteries within the Star Wars galaxy continues to plague followers, as many individuals proceed to surprise in regards to the mysterious origins of former Supreme Leader Snoke. We say “former,” after all, as a result of the enigmatic Dark Side villain was unceremoniously killed by his personal protégé Kylo Ren in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. But that hasn’t stopped followers from questioning who Snoke truly is, in actual fact it is solely added extra flames to the hearth. And whereas J.J. Abrams may reply that query in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, coinciding with the return of Emperor Palpatine, one other comedian may need teased the reply.
The new situation of Age of Resistance: Supreme Leader Snoke, we get a glimpse of Kylo Ren’s coaching routine with the villain as the 2 make a journey to the long-lasting location of Dagobah. And throughout this situation, Snoke has a line that would tease a connection to Emperor Palpatine.
Snoke is speaking to Ben Solo right here and referencing his uncle Luke Skywalker, who the Knight of Ren disparages and instigates Snoke’s remark: “If I had your uncle by my side instead of you, the galaxy would have been mine a long time ago.”
On the floor, it makes it appear to be this remark is solely a reference to Luke’s energy as a Jedi Master. But it additionally mirrors the Emperor’s personal designs, as he tried to convert Luke to the Dark Side and tempted him to kill his father. Luke refused, and Darth Vader finally hurled the Emperor to his doom… or did he?
Readjusting our tinfoil hats right here for a second, this might be a refined tease that the Emperor and Snoke are extra linked than we realized — which is completely attainable, contemplating the Emperor had plans inside plans in his machinations to rule the galaxy and the Force, and we do not know a lot about Snoke in any respect.
Fans speculate that the Emperor may have saved up his cloning plans in secret, mimicking the storyline from the Legends canon the place Palpatine continued to plague the galaxy lengthy after demise. Snoke might be an extension of that, and even be one thing that has to do with Darth Plagueis and his makes an attempt to manipulate midichlorians.
We’ll lastly study extra in regards to the Emperor’s return when Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker premieres in theaters on December 20th.
Age of Resistance: Supreme Leader Snoke is now out there in retailers and on-line.