• Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is set to end the Skywalker saga, giving closure to all 3 trilogies, including the prequels. 1 / 10

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  • With Palpatine set to come back, the prequel story is more important than ever. 2 / 10

  • We're introduced to Anakin, the first Skywalker, at a young age with seemingly limitless potential. 3 / 10

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  • Qui-Gon jinn decides to train him. 4 / 10

  • Despite his rejection by the council. The lack of acceptance by the Jedi leads Anakin to befriend Sheev Palpatine. 5 / 10

  • And Palpatine eventually seduces him to the dark side. 6 / 10

  • Luke saw this failure of the Jedi and thought they needed to end. 7 / 10

  • This additional context has helped many people appreciate the prequels more. 8 / 10

  • But the importance of the prequels was always woven into Star Wars. They didn't need to be "fixed," just unerstood. 9 / 10

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