While there are literally thousands, if not millions, of fans who are likely breaking down every single second of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, there are still some things even the most dedicated fans of the long running series might have missed. Some of this is because the details were given out almost as an afterthought. Other times, it’s a matter of not knowing all the canonical bits you’d have to know in order for one scene or another to mean something to you. No matter what the reason, you should check out our list of 10 references you probably missed In Star Wars: The Force Awakens and let us know if you caught any of these.
Bazine Netal makes one simple appearance in the film, and is actually unnamed but we know who she is thanks to her mention in the movie tie-in eBook, Star Wars: The Perfect Weapon. In the film, this woman, dressed in black latex is the one who informs the first order of of Finn and Rey’s location. The eBook tells us this character is a master spy and we have to wonder if she might make a return appearance in the next movie.
The Downed Star Destroyer
It’s never explained in the movie why the star destroyer is embedded in the ground on Jakku that Rey explores. In order to figure it out, you would have needed to read the young adult novel Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Lost Stars.
Part of this book details the battle of Jakku which is where this destroyer was crashed.