LEGO Star Wars

New fun and sunny animated stories, which also enrich the mythology of George Lucas a little more along the way.

After the Christmas fables in “Happy Holidays” at the end of 2020 and the Halloween legends in “Terrifying Stories” in 2021, LEGO Star Wars is back on Disney+ today, with a special new animated episode”summer“. We find Finn there, who organizes a vacation with the gang, Rey, Poe, R2D2 & co, aboard a cruise ship run by Lando Calrissian. The opportunity to bring back all the cult characters of the saga – from Han to Ben Solo, via Darth Vader or Obi-Wan Kenobi – and to tell us three sunny tales in the far far away Galaxy. 40 minutes of fun to see Star Wars otherwise, from a cooler, lighter angle. But also to enrich the mythology of the saga of George Lucas. So what do we learn in LEGO Star Wars: It’s Summer ? Spoiler alert…

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Finn has officially become a Jedi.

In the wake of Episode IX, we had found the former Stormtrooper as Rey’s Padawan during LEGO Star Wars: Happy Holidays. Finn before the ambition to pass Jedi. It is now done! He sees Force Specters appear alongside him and trade with him. Which makes him realize that he has now indeed become a true Jedi. Him too.

The definitive epilogue of the last trilogy?

The story of LEGO Star Wars: It’s Summer! takes place, in the official timeline, a few months after the end of The Rise of Skywalker. There is no more threat in the Galaxy and Finn is sad, because the small band will break up for good. Rey goes in search of Jedi temples hidden on distant planets. Poe and Rose also go to their sides. It’s the end of an era as Finn insists. Should we deduce that this is the last time that these characters will be at the center of the franchise?

Palpatine’s Blues

“The great Alexander, seeing the extent of his empire, wept because he had no more worlds left to conquer…” This historic quote (well known to fans of diehard) fits like a glove to Palpatine in LEGO Star Wars: It’s Summer! We find the Emperor at the height of his power, after his victory at the end of Episode III. He won. The Galaxy is his. The people celebrate it on this national holiday of Empire Day. But at the top of his Ivory Tower, in Coruscant, the Sith Lord is bored. His conquest is over. All that remains is for him to manage day-to-day affairs and the exercise of power is solidary. This special episode of Star Wars thus reveals a new unknown facet of Palpatine the conqueror, who is only defined in combat and confrontation with enemies at his height. Without Jedi, who is he? Does Yin have a purpose without Yang? Only Darth Vader tries to understand him and cheer him up by taking him to the beach…

LEGO Star Wars: It's Summer
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Scarif, seaside resort

The paradise planet located in the Abrion sector of the Outer Rim, which Cassian Andor storms into RogueOnecomes back in force in LEGO Star Wars: It’s Summer! And for good reason, before becoming an imperial base, it was a place of celebration, the Ibiza of the Galaxy, beaches of fun and idleness for vacationers from all walks of life. It was while enjoying his stay here with Darth Vader that the Emperor wanted to install his enormous security complex there, and the Citadel Tower containing the plans for the Death Star…

Frustrated teen Ben Solo

LEGO Star Wars: It’s Summer! finally fills a gap in the timeline Star Wars, telling the story of Ben Solo’s youth, before he was attacked by Luke Skywalker and thrown to the dark side. Indeed, we discover him here as a teenager, shy and uncomfortable in his skin, inhibited by his parents. During his last summer vacation before joining Uncle Luke’s Temple to become a Jedi, little Ben experiences his first romantic feelings and shows himself to be seriously complexed. We then understand that it was not easy to grow up being the son of the duo Han Solo / Princess Leia, adored and admired throughout the Galaxy…

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