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How Reylo Can Happen

I’ve had a theory for months but haven’t wanted to post it because I wasn’t sure about it until after TLJ teaser and panel. I will try to keep my explanations short and to the point.

For Reylo to happen, there will need to be extensive character development and storyline between Kylo Ren and Rey. Those familiar with Reylo meta’s and theory have speculated Force Bonds (hearing/seeing each other’s thoughts) and Kylo saving Rey to gain her favor. Well, what if I said that both were possible? But not without a little thing called Halfway Plot Switch and something called Conflict Killer. What are those and what do they mean? Well, let’s go back to the Director himself, Rian Johnson. When asked what movies he watched to prepare for TLJ he mentioned a movie called Letters Never Sent (LNS). Immediately our eyes were drawn to the romantic storyline of this movie but that’s not important as far as Reylo is concerned. What is important is the structure of this film and the tropes within it. Trust me Rian isn’t concerned with the storyline. He is concerned only about how it was executed. 

I won’t go into the details of the storyline of LNS because that isn’t the point. What is the point, is that LNS starts out to be one movie about these geologist setting out to find diamonds, but it turns into something completely different when they are trapped fighting for their lives after a forest fire.

At the TLJ panel Riann and Daisy both state that it’s amazing how this movie starts out and how it actually ends. Daisy threw us a bone and stated (I am paraphrasing) that Rey is meeting her hero but sometimes you shouldn’t because they may not be what you’ve expected.

So, what does all this mean? What the hell am I babbling about? I’m going to warn you now do not read any further if you don’t want to be spoiled. Although yes, I am speculating it might hold more water than you think. Read on at your own risk.

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  • Leia: If we name him after someone it should be to honor someone who's died.
  • Han: That's no way to leave the past behind us, Leia.
  • Leia: If we don't learn from past mistakes we're doomed to repeat them.
  • Han: I don't like any argument that includes the words "we're doomed".
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  • Han: -- but Bail Solo sounds like the nickname for a coward. A coward with no friends.
  • Leia: You've thought about this.
  • Han: I know how important he was to you. If you want to name our son Bail Organa, I'm okay with it.
  • Leia: ...
  • Han: ...
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  • Luke: How's my nephew?
  • Leia: We're deciding on a name.
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  • Han: Ben?
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  • Leia: Ben Solo.
  • Han: Hi Ben, it's your dad.
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  • Step Dad: Did you see the trailer for Last Jedi?
  • Me: Yeah, it looks good.
  • Step Dad: What do you think it means?
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  • Step Dad: Gray Jedi. *Breaks out laughing* You just made that up.
  • Me: No, I didn't. It's a thing
  • Step Dad: That can't be a thing *Still chuckling*
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