STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER - Here's How Rey Managed To Fly Luke Skywalker's Destroyed X-Wing

STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER - Here's How Rey Managed To Fly Luke Skywalker's Destroyed X-Wing

Another big Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker plot hole has been solved in the movie's novelization as we finally know how Rey managed to pilot Luke Skywalker's destroyed X-Wing. Hit the jump for details!

Fans grew frustrated with a lot of apparent plot holes in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, and it now appears as if another has been answered thanks to the recently released novelization of the movie. As you may recall, The Last Jedi revealed that Luke Skywalker had sunk his X-Wing and used parts of it for scrap on his new home on Ahch-To.

As a result, it didn't really make sense that Rey could effortlessly fly the seemingly destroyed X-Wing to Exegol after Luke's Force Ghost pulled it out of the water, but this explanation definitely helps clear things up. 

"It was old tech," the novel starts, "and it had taken some fast thinking and even faster fingers to get it flight worthy - the wing patched with the door to Luke’s hut, shield panels scavenged from the TIE wreckage, and a hefty amount of rewiring." So, there you have it! While it happened off-screen, Rey spent some time repairing the fighter so she could go and confront her father/grandfather

Once again, this feels like something which the movie really should have addressed, and had that happened, the response probably would have been quite a bit more positive! 

As it stands, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker remains a frustrating watch, and with no deleted scenes on the Blu-ray (or an extended cut, for that matter), that's unlikely to change. 

Does this latest explanation make sense to you guys? 

CLICK HERE to check out even more surprising changes and reveals from this novelization!
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