Despite Kylo Ren telling Rey in Star Wars: The Last Jedi that her parents were nobodies, it was revealed in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker that they were anything but.

It turns out that Rey’s father was the son of Emperor Sheev Palpatine, and that when Rey was born, he and her mother hid out on Jakku to protect her, though they were ultimately killed in their efforts to keep her safe.

Needless to say that Rey being Palpatine’s granddaughter was one of he biggest bombshells dropped in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, but there’s more to her father than what was highlighted in the movie. While the Rise of Skywalker novelization is still weeks away from hitting shelves, plot details gleaned from advanced copies have already made their way online, and among them is that Rey’s father is a failed Palpatine clone.

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