After the relatively underwhelming success of 2018’s Solo: A Star Wars Story, Lucasfilm and Disney have seemed to scrap many of the spinoff ideas they had been planning. Paired with the mixed reviews from The Rise of Skywalker, it feels like the two studios may be a little less hasty to pull the trigger from now on. However, the praise of the Disney Plus series, The Mandalorian, seems to have restored faith in the possibilities of expanding the already expansive Star Wars universe, causing us fanboys to brainstorm our own ideas for what we could possibly see in the future. There’s a lot of material out there in the form of novels, comic books, and several animated series, that the people behind the new film and television division of Star Wars could have a lot to pull from as inspiration. That is, if they wanted to.
Here, we explore just a few of the countless possibilities for origins stories within the universe: