Starlog Predicted the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy Plot in 1987



Star Wars fans speculated for decades about what a potential Sequel Trilogy would look like prior to the arrival of The Force Awakens, but Starlog got it right in 1987.

The Blast Points Podcast discovered this clipping from issue 120 of Starlog that came out in July of 1987 and it sure sounds familiar:


Just swap the Falcon inheritance from Ben Solo to Rey, and that’s basically the Sequel Trilogy set up right there. And it looks like that was just speculation on the part of Starlog nearly thirty years ago. Pretty impressive!