This parallel of “debris wreckage from a massive downed iconic original trilogy structure” just dawned on me. (above) the tros trailer ends with this captivating shot of this massive death star debris lodged deep in the sea. can’t wait to see what our heroes are looking for within the fallen pieces of the death star 🤔. (below) we all remember that tfa trailer where we see rey riding her speeder past the debris of that huge crashed star destroyer. it was such an amazing shot that was filled with that “original trilogy” nostalgia. i like that jj has incorporated this “original trilogy” iconography into the sequel trilogy as it gives us all that warm and fuzzy comfortable feeling that we’re home - we’re in the sw galaxy that we love!
(above) for many of us, this is the most intriguing photo from the tros vanity fair issue. where are they battling? but before we speculate on that...have we seen parts of this scene before? might this be part of rey’s force vision scene where we see her in the rain storm witnessing kylo k**l the clan leader? personally i don’t think so. in the force vision sequence rey is wearing her tfa colored robes (not the tighter stylish white robes from the tros shot above). also, kylo isn’t wearing his mask in the tros shot and his cape looks different. the landscape doesn’t match as the force vision scene seems to be a rocky terrain when we get the distant shot of rey looking at kylo and the knights. (below middle) maybe the tros duel is taking place at the base of the death star debris which is lodged deep in that stormy sea! so in this teaser shot of rey looking out at the death star, her lightsaber duel could end up right on the other side of the sea. it’s also possible they could be dueling on top of a submerged millennium falcon! look closely at the surface they are dueling on. kylo seems to be on top of the rounded exterior paneling over the hall to the cockpit. keep in mind that in the art of tfa book, there is concept art of the falcon underwater making its way towards the emperor’s tower on the death star ii. did jj go back to that concept art and inject it into the tros plot structure. can’t wait to find out!