The quest for newer and more substantial morsels of information in the lead-up to a new Star Wars film builds an addictive downhill speed until wanderers find themselves in the treacherously dark and scraggly forest of fan theory, unable to see past the very conspicuous fact that both Mace Windu and Supreme Leader Snoke are bald (lol nawl, bruh). Nonetheless we, meaning those of us with Wi-Fi and too much free time, beat ceaselessly on, undeterred by how much of our asses we might be showing. Speculating is half the fun.
And now, new character details have emerged that may turn out to be plot details for the upcoming installment, The Last Jedi. It’s also possible they’re not much of anything, but a peculiar change in the wording of Rey’s and Kylo Ren’s character bios on the starwars.com data bank was made sometime between when Force Awakens hit theaters in December 2015 and now.