Warning: MAJOR Rogue One spoilers ahead. If you haven't seen the latest Star Wars movie yet, feel free to check out one of our other fine articles.

After a long and tedious wait, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story finally hit theaters and blew us all away. The first standalone Star Wars movie has become an absolute phenomenon at the box office, and its story has gone a long way towards fleshing out the backstory of the The Rebellion, and The Empire. However, out of all the things that Rogue One does right, its best contribution to the Star Wars lore is the rational explanation of the Death Star's fatal weakness.

That being said, the idea of the Death Star's exhaust port weakness being an intentional design flaw existed as a fan theory long before Rogue One hit theaters. With that in mind, we have combed through some of the Internet's coolest Star Wars fan theories and picked out seven that have the distinct possibility of entering the canon at some point in the near future. It doesn't matter if these theories relate to the original trilogy, the prequels, or even the new films; they all improve the Star Wars canon in some specific way. Without further ado, let's get this list started with a fan theory that helps add new layers of depth to everyone's favorite bounty hunter.

Owen and Beru A New Hope

Boba Fett Killed Luke's Aunt And Uncle

This is one of the oldest and most plausible Star Wars fan theories currently available online, and it's a fascinating way to tie everything together. There's a scene in The Empire Strikes Back in which Darth Vader specifically chastises Boba Fett about his use of "disintegrations" in his line of work, and many fans have begun to theorize that this is because Boba Fett was actually responsible for the deaths of Owen and Beru in A New Hope. Logistically it makes perfect sense; Fett was on Tatooine at the time of their deaths (he's seen in the Millennium Falcon hangar when Jabba faces off against Han), and the scene Luke discovers when he returns to his far is far more grisly than anything we have seen from Stormtroopers throughout the Star Wars saga. This theory really fleshes Boba Fett out, and shows us how brutal he's willing to be, so we seriously hope that a future movie centered on the character makes this theory a reality.

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