Luke Skywalekr and Kylo Ren in Star Wars The Last Jedi

Luke Skywalker thought Ben Solo was the Chosen One before he turned to the Dark Side and became Kylo Ren. Although the nods have been subtle, the Star Wars sequels do still involve the maligned prequels. Indeed, right in The Force Awakens‘ opening scene Lor San Tekka talked about “balance in the Force“, an idea first introduced in 1999’s The Phantom Menace.

He is, of course, referencing the prophecy of the Chosen One which dominated George Lucas’ original saga narrative; in Episodes I-III the Jedi bet the farm on Anakin Skywalker, which resulted in their near destruction before he was redeemed ...

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