I was not a BIG super- fan of the prequel movies because of the ” iconic ” – a really overused word, I know – nature of the original SW trilogy, for a number of reasons, like explaining the Force away as a by – product of midichlorians ( ? ).
The best, biggest, baddest, boldest scene was when the mask is lowered down over Anakin’s face, & he becomes Darth Vader in ** all ** aspects until ” Return of the Jedi ” when he asks Luke to remove said mask as Darth. / Anakin lay dying.
Science fiction loves a scoundrel, questionable moral judgement is how you survive in a universe full of aliens and imperial governments. Star-Lord, Mal Reynolds, and Jack Harkness all saw their way across screens large and small, capturing our imagination and shooting first asking questions later. One though has always been quick with a joke and quicker with a gun and that is Han Solo. His origin, however has largely been untouched, only really revealed in the Han Solo Trilogy, a book series from 1997 that after the Disney buyout is non-canon and pretty much just a relic of the old expanded universe.
With the rumor mill working overtime on Star Wars movies, about every character has been mentioned for a solo flick, but only three have been confirmed: Rogue One, Boba Fett and finally Han Solo. Few characters’ origins were left out of the new trilogy, not even Boba Fett…
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