One of the biggest mysteries surrounding Star Wars: The force Awakens is the identity of “Rey” a scavenger on the desert planet Jakku, with Abrams telling audiences that he is withholding her name on purpose, there is much speculation that if the name is being withheld then that means she is someone of great importance to the series.
Recently Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy went on the record, saying:
“The Saga films focus on the Skywalker family saga. The stories follow a linear narrative that connects to the previous six films. The Force Awakens follows Return of the Jedi and continues that generational story. The Anthology films offer opportunities to explore fresh characters, new storylines and a variety of genres inside the Star Wars universe.”
This seems to imply that Finn or Rey are Skywalkers, while I don’t believe that Finn is a Skywalker (You can read my article on who I think he is here) it seems more and more likely that Rey will be somehow related to Luke Skywalker. It has been proven recently that Rey does posses military and or force training for combat. When the Halloween costume of Rey was released to stores. The following was attached to it.
““The mission to take down the First Order is underway! After invading the Starkiller Base, one member of the Resistance has split from her group and found herself in a massive room full of First Order soldiers. Completely surrounded by Stormtroopers with blasters and Knights of Ren with lightsabers, she seems to be totally outnumbered. Unfortunately for her enemies, though, they’ve made a big mistake: it’s not about the strength of the weapon, but the strength of the warrior that wields it.”
It is interesting to note that the above implies that Rey is able to take out a room full of Knights of Ren and Stormtroopers with ease; it also mentions a “Weapon” which could be her staff. From the statement above it’s safe to say that Rey would need force powers to take out a room full of trained troops and force users, and with reports saying that Luke has banished himself for becoming too dangerous in the force it could be said that Rey as well has tremendous force powers that she has not honed yet. With both Lea and Luke being Skywalkers it is very possible that she could be a child of either of them.
What do you think? Is she a force user and possible child of Luke Skywalker?