Upon the release of Revenge of the Sith in 2005, then thought to be the last Star Wars film, Annie Leibowitz gathered casts from both trilogies for a massive group photo. It was, essentially, the Star Wars family, all together for the first and probably last time. “That was an amazing moment,” she says. “We called it ‘The Final Chapter.’ We had a sense that there was history going on here.”
Han Solo and Kylo Ren in the Millenium Falcon’s cockpit
Entering the cockpit ahead of the others, Han Solo scanned the console. A wave of something washed over the Millennium Falcon’s rightful owner. Not nostalgia. That wasn’t part of his makeup. But there was definitely something.
Kylo Ren ignored him as he strode past, his eyes raking every corner of the crashed vessel, looking for he wasn’t sure. Something that might speak to him. Something recognizable, perhaps.There was nothing in the deserted cockpit, but he delayed leaving anyway, settling down in the pilot’s seat. Something…