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Well, with the news that Thrawn would be rejoining the Star Wars canon, I thought it might be fun for us to banter over who should be next from the EU/Legends to gain entrance into Star Wars canon, whether in film form or TV show form or other media form.


I think you guys obviously know who I want. :p (But I find that one doubtful... depending on what and when we find out more about Luke's backstory post-ROTJ and pre-TFA).

But what are some others?

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My picks in order of preference would be: Kyle Katarn, Ysanne Isard, Exar Kun, Mara Jade, Corran Horn.

Some of those are very unlikely, but then I was surprised to see Thrawn, so you never know!

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Haha, indeed!

I've seen a few things around the interwebs that some people think Kanan is sort of the canon version of Kyle. But I dunno.

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Hmm, one of the things I liked about Kyle Katarn was that he discovered his Jedi heritage quite late on. 

In Dark Forces, he is just a rebel agent stealing the plans for the Death Star, then in Jedi Knight he discovers his Force sensitivity. He also skirts the dark side for a while too. 

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[Ugh, reminded me that I haven't finished Dark Forces yet; I'm stuck on level 3. I can't get that jump at the end lol.]


Well, I don't think they're supposed to be a clone of each other haha. I think it was meant more along the line of other similarities.

Kind of like, and this is just me saying it, I feel like Rae Sloane is sort of our canon version of Ysanne Isard. In a way. Maybe not quite as ruthless.

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