Skywalker's Planet in Star Wars: The Force Awakens Revealed


Thanks to the WGA script that was released to writers for awards nominations and the junior novelization of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we now have confirmation of major plot points involving Luke Skywalker, and that cliffhanger (almost literally) of an ending.

SPOILERS, obviously.

The film, of course, ends with Rey seeking out Luke for his help, presumably for his training, flying with Chewbacca and R2-D2 to a mysterious planet. That planet now has a name: Ahch-To. The name is revealed in the script and the junior novelization, and was confirmed by Lucasfilm's Story Group member Pablo Hidalgo on twitter.

The novelization also reveals another major piece of the puzzle: yes, this is where the First Jedi Temple is located; Luke Skywalker found it, then, which begs the question, did he also find what he was looking for there, and why did he never come back after finding it?

Never-the-less, those ruins are that of the first Temple, on the planet Ahch-To. Where it goes from there is anyone's guess, but it's a safe bet we'll find out more in Episode VIII in less than eighteen months (and probably in a novel or comic or two before then). Oh, and for the record, it's the ruins of a real-life monastery in Skellig Michael, Ireland used as the on-location set.

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    • CB87544
    • 171 Posts in 16 Months

    Luke is learning about both the Jedi and Sith religions at the temple.He now knows how Anakin destroyed and killed the Jedi as he turned to the dark side.I believe he's also learning more about Plageious, and perhaps he knows that Snoke is a fake identity.

  1. You do realise that Luke was stuck on that rock? Did you see a ship or any means of communication LOL.

  2. AmamMcMam said ... (original post)

    You do realise that Luke was stuck on that rock? Did you see a ship or any means of communication LOL.

    I'd love it if his old X-wing is still tucked away somewhere.

  3. Like it sunk again in some swamp and he can't get it out again hahaha

    • bkremer
    • 4 Posts in 23 Months

    I think he found the temple and has learned the true path is the path of the gray jedi Passion Serenity Chaos and Order.

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