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7 things you need to know about 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

7 things you need to know about 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" will be the King of Hall H at this year's Comic-Con, so we thought we'd take at look at seven things you need to know.
1. A new lightsaber
We are torn on the new lightsaber hilt. The Medieval-looking, cross-hilt saber was wielded in a trailer by what we assume can be the antagonist, Kylo Ren ( Adam Driver). It looks quite different from its predecessors in prior "Star Wars" films, which raises many questions. Will it have a sheath? Will the cross-hilt be usable in battle? What's the point? Only time will tell.
2. It has been 30 years since the fall of the Empire
What does this mean for the Star Wars galaxy? Who...

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