SPOILERS AHEAD: This article contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. If you want to read our spoiler-free review, click here. The rest of you, read on… but know that you have been warned.

Throughout the entirety of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, one very important question keeps poking the audience in the side: where, and who, did Rey come from? While we're obviously not given that answer just yet, as a mystery such as this is the type of thing you tease out for a full trilogy, we think we have an idea about her origins. And it all starts with a moment shared between General Leia Organa and our new favorite Jedi-in-training.

From there, with a couple of other pieces the film lays down in its jigsaw puzzle of mysterious parentage, we begin to see a picture forming. That picture is that of the Solo family having another child they stowed away for safe keeping, since the other one was a little off. It looks like the movie knows this, and is hinting oh so cleverly towards this fact. For now though, let's take it back to the beginning and look into that first hint we got that Rey was indeed a Solo.

General Leia
Clue 1: Leia's Hug
So the first clue that really sent us down this rabbit hole was the fact that General Leia bypassed Chewbacca, and hugged Rey after the untimely death of Han Solo. One would think that the first person Leia would have gone to comfort would have been his best friend, Chewbacca, considering how inseparable the two have been since we first met them in the Star Wars universe. But just like the medal ceremony on Yavin-4, Leia passes up Chewie and beelines straight to Rey. Other than being enamored by the legends of Solo's heroics, and knowing as much about ships as the scoundrel himself, you have to wonder what could possibly be more important than friendship? The look Solo gives Rey when he finishes the sentence she's in the middle of speaking lit the fuse, but Leia's hug sealed the deal.

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