FIRST ORDER General Mickey's evil plan to buy-off critics with good reviews for his last outspewing has backfired catastrophically, with his subsequent attacks on his paying fanbase alienating an estimated 50% of them who have voted with their wallets in RESISTANCE to the state of affairs.
Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker
Desperate to save face he has sacked a director and dragged in more franchise alumni in a weak attempt to salvage a dying brand. But it is too little too late. Unfortunate and ill-judged death, survival and resurrection is all around.
As the story arc speeds towards it's anticipatedly-whimpering demise only one thing can save our brave band of non-entity heroes and undo the damage wrought. Heading off into the Unkown Regions they seek to alter history with the aid of the fabled Doc Emmett Brown.