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Why Retconning 'Star Wars' with Mace Windu Solo Series is a Bad Idea, According to Reddit

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With the end of the 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' series, fans are already discussing what other Jedi might get their own Disney+ series.

'Star Wars' has managed to carve out quite a niche for itself on Disney+, with many acclaimed series premiering every year, and with the upcoming 'Ahsoka' and 'Andor' shows, it looks like the galaxy far, far away isn't going to stop anytime soon. With heroes like Kenobi, Darth Vader and Qui-Gon Jinn being showcased in this year alone, Disney+ is more than ready to introduce more famous characters in the near future. And Reddit already knows which Jedi should get his own solo project next, how it could actually happen and, most importantly, why it would be a bad idea after all.

In a recent thread on Reddit fans have been discussing the cinematic future of legendary Jedi Mace Windu, played by Samuel L. Jackson. Many of them argue that the suddenly murdered master more than deserves to be resurrected from the dead, even though the trope itself is a bit trivial.

"Another character who comes back from the dead", at least that's what I'd be thinking. The funny thing is, Windu's return would have been more believable than some other characters returning, since we only see him get electrocuted and blown out the window, but never actually see where his body goes." – /Skwurt_Reynolds.

One fan has already succeeded in creating a fairly plausible storyline for Windu's return, outlining the setting of a possible show and presenting a canonical narrative arc for the character.

"I don't like the whole "they're not actually dead" thing but I've always said Windu deserves it cuz his "death" is silly, and your idea would be gold. Give him a show and make it take place shortly after 3. Don't even have to de age Windu or anything, just say the lightning did it. Have him leading a very early resistance against the Empire until Vader eventually shuts it down and kills him. That way we see him die, and if its shortly after 3 then we dont have the whole "where was he this whole time" debacle." – /Kara_Del_Rey.

Some are still somewhat concerned about this turn of events, considering the return of Windu to be retcon and simply implausible.

"My issue with this whole scene is that Windu was one of the great Jedi of his time, Palpatine would've had his body collected and his lightsaber saved. There's no way Palps wouldn't have at least had confirmation that Windu was dead." – /Away_Organization471.

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