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New Features of the First Order Stormtrooper Armor

In Time Magazine, it is revealed that when Finn (played by John Boyega), takes off his stormtrooper helmet in the film, theres a quiet whoosh sound, as of a vacuum seal being broken. So apparently the new armor has a vacuum seal. Not a huge change, but a cool new addition.

Force Awakens Easter Eggs

Note: the above easter egg is fake, a fan Photoshop

Force Awakens Easter Eggs

Director J.J. Abrams is notorious for hiding Easter eggs in his films (the biggest ones tend to be “Slusho” and “Kelvin” references), so PopSugar asked the filmmaker what to expect in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. While the filmmaker didn’t reveal anything, he teased where you might find some of them:

We put some Easter eggs in, but they were Easter eggs that weren’t sort of the normal, from-another-movie type of Easter eggs. They were things we knew people would discover upon later viewings. Small things. But there’s a chase that involves the Falcon, and if you look at it carefully, there are a couple of things that happen in it that might be fun to recognize.

A New Book Features Stories of New Force Awakens Alien Characters

The Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens collection of short stories, Tales from a Galaxy Far, Far Away: Aliens will be released in April 2016 but four of the six stories are now available in eBook format. Here are the details, and check out the cover images above.

All Creatures Great and Small By Landry Quinn Walker

In a galaxy far, far away, on the desert planet of Jakku, the quiet town of Reestkii is raided by a band of slavers. As the slavers pillage the settlement, a traveling merchant — Bobbajo the Crittermonger — calms the frightened villagers with a story of the tiniest creatures…facing the greatest of enemies. Available now!

High Noon on Jakku By Landry Quinn Walker

In a galaxy far, far away, on the harsh and remote world of Jakku, an explosion rocks Niima Outpost — a banking ship has been robbed! When Constable Zuvio investigates the scene and realizes his trusty secretary droid CZ-1G5 may be involved, Zuvio is determined to find out why his friend has turned foe. Available now!

The Crimson Corsair and the Lost Treasure of Count Dooku By Landry Quinn Walker

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, a cruiser transporting precious cargo for the traitorous Count Dooku’s during the Clone Wars crashed into the Sea of Sand on the planet Ponemah, leaving its treasures buried. Years later, Captain Sidon Ithano, known as the Crimson Corsair, and his pirate crew receive a signal from the downed cruiser. The pirates set off after whatever lies beneath the sand, but the hidden ship’s signal has gone far and wide. Can the Crimson Corsair find the buried treasure before his rivals? Available now!

The Face of Evil By Landry Quinn Walker

In a galaxy far, far away, during a storm-torn night on the planet Takodana, Specimen Nine has escaped from the dungeon—which means the Frigosian cryptosurgeons have lost their latest test subject! So when a thief on the run lands on the planet, desperate to hide, what price will the Frigosians make her pay to disappear all together?

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