Star Wars: The original plan for Starkiller base made SO MUCH MORE SENSE

One of the big questions that Star Wars fans were left with after seeing The Force Awakens is: How does Starkiller base function, exactly?

The original concept – as revealed in the film”s novelization – made so much more sense, but it also would have required far more exposition.

Donna Dickens and Roth Cornet talk about the initial engineering basis for The Force Awakens” Starkiller base and why this far more interesting and sensible approach ultimately changed.

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Take a look at Donna's full analysis of the novel HERE.

Lucasfilm is trying to make Starkiller lore match up.

Roth: @RothCornet

Donna: @MildlyAmused