I hope in Episode VIII or IX we get a scene where Finn is in a mission to a First Order outpost and, before setting a bomb to blow up a weapon or some shit, he calls for the Stormtroopers working in the area to evacuate.
(They’d be technicians or engineers, with some basic combat training but no older than Finn was when he ran, the blasters at their sides still in their holsters, none of them even trying to fire in Finn’s direction.)
I want one of them to take off their helmet and look at him, baffled, perplexed at the mere idea that anyone would care to spare their lives in the middle of this war, and ask “Who are you?”
I want Finn to respond, like Bodhi said “I am the pilot, I am the messenger,” I want Finn to call back to Kylo Ren’s insult during their fight and say, proud,
“I am the traitor.”
(The rest of the troopers take off their helmets too, follow him.)
Image: the “Star Wars” banner over a starry background, with the white lettering replaced by the words “space is for white women”.
Last year, I had the audicity of making a post on Tumblr saying that maybe, after five nearly identical white female leads across the span of four decades, we don’t need any more white women in the Star Wars franchise.
Though, of course, most people actually agreed, because –as intelligent consumers of media– most of us have come to realize that the white female lead is no longer revolutionary (read: here, here, here, here), most doesn’t mean all.
“…we only ever got 3, fam, in the entire eight movies“
“There are four in the entire franchise. Yes, it does need more.“
I’m sure there were more obnoxious comments like these, but I blocked most of the commentators due to pure annoyance. Yet, because I’m a petty bitch, I decided to make this list. These are… all the women in the Star Wars movies!