As Ren became more powerful with the dark side, so too did Rey grow stronger in the light. Exasperated by her time with Skywalker, the bond only compounded her dilemma and she became weary of her forced interactions with Ren. Just as everyone managed to escape, the ship exploded together with the mysterious person's speeder bike. During the fight, BB-8 caught a glimpse of Finn, a stormtrooper who defected from the First Order, wearing the jacket that belonged to BB-8's master, Poe Dameron. According to Kylo Ren, her parents were just junk traders who abandoned her as a kid. Rey saw herself as a "nobody"—an anonymous scavenger from the backwater world of Jakku. Rey responded that they fought with hope, which she believed would allow the rebellion to win. But upon hearing Solo’s voice through the Force trying to comfort her, reassuring that he would always be with her, Rey smiled with the realization that he was not truly gone.[14]. Smuggler Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Wookiee Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) take back the Falcon in their freighter ship. Suddenly, a massive creature came out of the junk and attacked her. Ren dominated most of their fight, and Rey eventually was knocked down to her knees by his attacks.[14]. [5] Her arrival coincided with the Festival of the Ancestors; as Rey wandered through the festival, her bond with Kylo Ren reconnected the two Force users, allowing them to see and hear each other across the stars.[8]. Kira was conceived as a scavenger in junkyards early on. Rey considered Kylo Ren her mortal enemy, but through their bond she gained insights into his hurt and pain. As Finn departed, Rey felt something drawing her towards the lower levels of the castle. Her boots were made for travelers and were created out of Govath-wool. Together the three scavengers restored the ship to working order, and Rey was able to pilot the craft over the desert with the skills she had learned from her flight simulator program. Though Solo pleaded with Ren to turn back to the light, the dark warrior stabbed his father through the torso. Parts of this article have been identified as no longer being up to date. When a local asks her what her family name is, Rey … Rey once discovered a deceased TIE fighter pilot still in the cockpit of his TIE fighter ejector seat. She also said goodbye to the unconscious Finn, kissing her friend on the forehead and stating that "they would see each other again someday. At one point, an alien junk dealer was introduced into the story and Kira worked in a sort of used car lot that was run by a former Republic pilot, who was an elderly father figure for Kira. While working on the propulsion system, Rey asked Finn for the location of the Resistance base. Luke Skywalker[12]Leia Organa[8] [24], The next morning, Rey and BB-8 set up for Niima Outpost. But Disney, please don’t take this as an invitation to actually make a movie about whatever went on with Sidious’s semen. Surrounded by Zendiat's gang, Rey pulled out the head of the J9 droid, which had been the very droid that had gotten Plutt captured in the first place. Rey proposed that they let her and Plutt go and she would give them the head. [31] She followed him to the first Jedi Temple where he described the Force as an energy that bound everything together, including the light and the darkness. Following their near destruction at the Battle of Crait, the Resistance regrouped under General Organa's leadership. Rey cared about Ben Solo, and their connection convinced her that he still existed within the shell of Kylo Ren. Realizing that Krynodd would be even worse than Plutt, she decided that she had to rescue him. The scavenger had a feeling that he would never wear it for her again. Attacked by First Order troops, Rey steals and pilots the Millennium Falcon to evade them and escape Jakku. As Skywalker delayed the First Order's final assault via a Force projection, the Resistance sought to escape through a network of tunnels behind their base.[12]. [31], Almost immediately after setting the shuttle's autopilot, Rey blacked out. This culminated in her lightsaber duel with the injured Ren, as she was able to repel his attacks and best him in their fierce encounter, destroying his lightsaber;[7] however, she had been only able to achieve this due to Ren's imbalance.[12]. Upon reuniting with most members of the Resistance, Rey met Dameron and was warmly reunited with Organa. The spirit of Luke Skywalker communed with Rey, convincing her to confront her grandfather, Darth Sidious. Sidious gasped, watching as his hands began stitching themselves back together, bones re-growing, and pale flesh closing over them.