Ordinary People Are the Best Part of Rogue One

It’s long been a fact of life that the Force-wielders in the science-fiction saga created by George Lucas pull more attention than other characters in the fiction. The flashy powers and mythic architecture surrounding Jedi and Sith scratch the itches for action and metaphor most handily. But the bulk of the people fighting for freedom in the Star Wars universe don’t own lightsabers. Rogue One is about those people, the class of citizens down on the ground being chewed up by the wheels of the Empire.

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Source: io9