it is a period of civil war. rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil galactic empire. during the battle, rebel spies managed to steal secret plans to the empire’s ultimate weapon, the death star, an armored space station with enough power to destroy an entire planet. (insp)
There are so many headcanons about how Chirrut lost his eyesight and Baze is the one who kinda suffers more visibly from it and Chirrut is apparently chill with it because the force but imagine…
Baze is like visibly and audibly super upset and Chirrut tries to be calm and then one day he snaps, losing his sight is a terrifying process and he’s scared enough of it as it is and he yells at Baze “Yes, it must be so hard for you, poor Baze” and throws a fit because he’s sick of having to console everyone else about his own fears.
Also what if Chirrut hasn’t really believed in the Force before he lost his sight and because he starts feeling the Force more strongly now that he can’t see, he knows, he knows it’s real. But in the time that happened, Baze lost his faith.