Everyone thought that the Skywalkers and Solos family had issues. Rey’s shock revelation puts everything else in the shadows. Episode 9 finally put the whole question of her paternity to rest. Of course, it did with some rather clunky retconning of the previous Jedi. The moment when Kylo Ren declares that her parents had sold her, but only to protect and hide her together is eye roll and relief that provokes Rey’s almost incredible powers for a fitting epic descent at last there.
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So, it turns out Rey’s father Palpatine was the separated son.
He was desperate to keep his daughter away from his grandfather (if he even knew he was alive) or anyone who still followed his father or, in fact, hated him — because they hardly Palpatine Please look at someone with the name.
So, who in the galaxy slept with the terrible Emperor?
It must be remembered that he was not always deformed.
Palpatine was once a charismatic senator and then leader of the Senate. Shakti alone is a powerful aphrodisiac and Palpatine was also a considerable attraction, perhaps enhanced by her Sith powers.
Star Wars Legends Description An iconic Prequels trilogy character who had a son Palpatine.
Naturally, the circumstances around it were suitably frightening.
The beautiful but slightly creepy Sly Moore, Palpatine’s Umbaran right-hand woman, was also her lover.
His love for her was manipulated from the beginning when he was kidnapped as a child on his orders.
At the time of her most significant power, the public believed that she and Emperor Palpatine had a romantic relationship with some of them as far as giving her the unofficial title of Queen of the Empire.
A scene from episode 3 also shows the happy couple Hans together acquainted on what appears to be a date at the opera on Coruscant.
In the legends, Sly was kidnapped by Darth Maul on the orders of a force-sensitive child Palpatine, before the Jedi could meet and train him.
He was subject to Sith torture and experiments but survived, and an affected Palpatine pretended to save him and raise him. With his loyalty assured, Palpatine revealed his plans and Sith identity and elevated him to his senior administrative aide by his side.
To make a living out of spoiling the dichotomous plagiarism and the midi-chlorian obsessed with his experiments, he used Palpatine’s DVA and Plague’s methods to become pregnant.
Unfortunately, what happened after that was obviously dark and severe.
Sly died in childbirth after giving birth to a son.
In legends, he was born with three eyes and soon manifested impressive powers. The exiled Palpatine child, called Triclops, as a slave to Kessel, where he lived an unhappy life until he was discovered and saved by Luke, after the fall of the Emperor.
Rey’s father, shown in the rise of Skywalker flashbacks, looks hopelessly regular. A three-eyed papa may be too much for the audience to digest on the heels of the significant Palpatine revelation.
However, the idea that Sly is her grandmother remains forced. Two extremely forceful grandparents could begin to explain how Ray is so preternaturally powerful and skilled.
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