The story JJ Abrams set forth in Force Awakens opened up several mysteries, one of them being who new hero and Jedi Rey’s parents were. Considering both Abrams penchant for mysteries specifically ones centered around identity and destiny, and the fact that pretty much every Jedi protagonist we’ve seen has been a Skywalker or some other reputable family tree, many assumed we were in store for a big reveal. Was she also part of the Skywalker bloodline like her nemesis Kylo Ren, who’s Leia’s son? Maybe she had some relation to Obi-Wan Kenobi?
Nope. As Rian brutally had Rey learn bluntly via Kylo, Rey’s parents were nobodies. They didn’t leave her on the desert planet Jaaku to go pursue some grand mission or keep her safe. They just traded her.
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