For those who’ve seen you may keep in mind that an previous favorite character, the protocol droid C-3PO, is sporting a brand new purple arm. What you probably did not know is why.
The movie did draw consideration to the arm with C-3PO even speaking about it, however little extra is even hinted at. In the event you have been left feeling teased that is doubtless as a result of that was precisely the plan.
Following on from the film Marvel has launched a comic book for the gold robotic himself dubbed Star Wars: C-3PO #1. Inside that comedian is the backstory of simply how the brand new pink arm was acquired. So, whereas it is clear this was all accomplished as a method to get film followers studying comics, this spoiler ought to negate the necessity to learn. Though the comedian is price a learn too.
The comedian tells the story of Admiral Ackbar’s imprisonment by The First Order and consequent rescue try by a staff of robots. All are slaughtered as, you already know, “it is a entice”. However C-3PO will get out solely dropping an arm. He replaces that with the arm of a fallen robotic comrade, Omri, so he will not overlook that the bot died so C-3PO may very well be saved.
There you might have it, story informed. Though, after all, studying will likely be much more fascinating and shifting because the writers have performed a superb job of exhibiting the robotic’s views.
Will C-3PO preserve the arm for future movies, the place selling the comics is not as huge a priority? We’ll have to attend till 2018 to search out out.