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Is Snoke Dead?

Updated on August 2, 2019
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Alexander is a lifelong viewer of videos and media pertaining to the Stars Wars, Doctor Who, Star Trek, and additional movie franchises.

Who Is Snoke?

Supreme Leader Snoke was the head of the First Order. The character first appeared in episode VII of the series. He was a master for Kylo Ren (also known as Ben Solo), son of Han Solo. He has thus far appeared in episodes VII and VIII of the 'Star Wars' franchise. There exist a number of thoughts as to who exactly he may be. Although, he is still a mysterious personage. Personally, I think he is great. This opinion is not always shared. He looks similar in some ways to Darth Sidious, but he seems very different. He is consumed by the dark side, and has been shown to be capable of force lightning.

Is Snoke Dead?

First of all; we can only speculate right now. However, one should consider how Snoke was supposedly "killed". I'm not going to announce "spoilers" to you all here, because we are mere months away from episode IX; if you haven't seen the film, then you shouldn't be looking into it if you don't like spoilers. Anyway, we know that Supreme Leader Snoke was cut in half. Why wouldn't he be dead? Let's think about it for a moment.

Did Darth Maul Die In Episode I?

Darth Maul survived being cut in half and falling down a long shaft. This is canon by the way. After episode I, we have seen Darth Maul in computer animation and live action canon on-screen. Being sliced into pieces doesn't always kill force sensitives. That being stated, Snoke certainly could have survived what he went through. He may have even pretended to be lifeless to place away any possible or potential suspicion for his own purposes. Snoke might be dead, but I think it is possible that he is still breathing.

Is the Supreme Leader Alive?

In episode VIII, we did not see what happened to Snoke's body. This is a good indication that he is still living. How can we completely confirm that he is dead? We can't. Not yet anyway. Kylo Ren may not have sensed Snoke's life force, because Kylo Ren is arrogant at times. Kylo Ren is a powerful force sensitive, but he is far from what he could be with more training and concentration. He is very young and stubborn to be honest. Kylo Ren could have ignored something very important.

Does Darth Sidious Have A Puppet In Snoke?

Could Supreme Leader Snoke be simply a puppet? I think so. Maybe that is the reason that he died so quickly. He died quick. Not as quick as Darth Maul seemed to, but quick nonetheless. And, perhaps he is alive regardless of puppet status. It appears that Darth Sidious will definitely be in episode IX. Therefore, could Sidious have been using Snoke this entire time? Did Sidious want Snoke to die? I feel like that might be a yes and a yes.

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Have We Met Snoke Before

Is Snoke really a new and unique character? I mean, he may be. Still, is he someone who we have been introduced to in a previous film? Could Snoke be Mace Windu? Mace Windu may be alive in some form. Is he the Emperor Darth Sidious in a different incarnation? Is he someone else who we have met? There are a lot of characters in canon. These ideas seem very possible, and I hope that there is a twist soon. We haven't had a good twist in so many years.

Was Snoke Every Alive?

I feel, in the context of this article, that Snoke may have never been alive. I don't necessarily mean that literally. But, the person inside may be dead. Anakin died to the dark side of the force. Who was Snoke before he was Snoke? Perhaps that is the best question. And, maybe Snoke was always evil. There may be a few beings here and there in this galaxy who are just evil. Anakin was not one of those people. But, what of characters like Sheev Palpatine?

The 'Star Wars' Fans

Well, my fellow 'Star Wars' lovers. What are all of your thoughts? Please inform me in the comment section. Please feel free to enjoy the poll up above. I hope that you continue in your love of the force. Choose the light and may the force be with you always.

© 2019 Alexander James Guckenberger

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    • Guckenberger profile imageAUTHOR

      Alexander James Guckenberger 

      9 months ago from Maryland, United States of America

      Michael115,

      I hope things go well. :)

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      Michael115 

      9 months ago

      Okay thanks!

    • Guckenberger profile imageAUTHOR

      Alexander James Guckenberger 

      9 months ago from Maryland, United States of America

      Michael Truluck,

      Mostly to your own.

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      Michael115 

      9 months ago

      Comments? To other posts?

    • Guckenberger profile imageAUTHOR

      Alexander James Guckenberger 

      9 months ago from Maryland, United States of America

      Michael Truluck,

      Yeah, you can do it in the comments.

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      Michael115 

      9 months ago

      You know how to share stories on there? Like the articles I have on here?

    • Guckenberger profile imageAUTHOR

      Alexander James Guckenberger 

      9 months ago from Maryland, United States of America

      Michael Truluck,

      Using Instagram isn't the easiest, but worth it. :)

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      Michael115 

      9 months ago

      Nice. Trying to figure out how instagram works so I can share my articles around.

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      Alexander James Guckenberger 

      9 months ago from Maryland, United States of America

      Michael Truluck,

      That is mostly what we do too.

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      Michael115 

      9 months ago

      We don't even watch cable TV here. We just use the internet to watch videos and stuff like that.

    • Guckenberger profile imageAUTHOR

      Alexander James Guckenberger 

      9 months ago from Maryland, United States of America

      Michael Truluck,

      We largely have it for the internet.

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      Michael115 

      9 months ago

      Really? You turned yours on while we turned ours off lol

    • Guckenberger profile imageAUTHOR

      Alexander James Guckenberger 

      9 months ago from Maryland, United States of America

      Michael Truluck,

      The first time we got cable at my hiome was around 2016 or 2017. XD

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      Michael115 

      9 months ago

      I remember liking it when I was a kid. Came on every day on HBO!

    • Guckenberger profile imageAUTHOR

      Alexander James Guckenberger 

      9 months ago from Maryland, United States of America

      Michael Truluck,

      That was a fun one.

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      Michael115 

      9 months ago

      Awesome! I remember watching attack of the clones first.

    • Guckenberger profile imageAUTHOR

      Alexander James Guckenberger 

      9 months ago from Maryland, United States of America

      Michael Truluck,

      'The Phantom Menace". I saw the original trilogy before that, in our old house. I saw episode VII at the theater with my aunt and cousin. I saw 'Solo' in a theater with a friend at at a theater too.

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      Michael115 

      9 months ago

      The Phantom Menace or New Hope? They could both be considered the first episode.

    • Guckenberger profile imageAUTHOR

      Alexander James Guckenberger 

      9 months ago from Maryland, United States of America

      Michael Truluck,

      I was nine years old when I saw episode I in a drive-in. I had loved the original trilogy.

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      Michael115 

      9 months ago

      The first Star Wars movie I saw in theaters was Revenge of the Sith.

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      Alexander James Guckenberger 

      9 months ago from Maryland, United States of America

      Michael Truluck,

      Seeing episodes I and VII were big events in my life. I want to make more memories. :)

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      Michael115 

      9 months ago

      Oh yeah. You know I am gonna be there day one to get my review out!

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      Alexander James Guckenberger 

      9 months ago from Maryland, United States of America

      Michael Truluck,

      Since you wrote that, I re-watched the trailer. Are you psyched man!?

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      Michael115 

      9 months ago

      Yea a lot of guys I watch mentioned that Palpatine might just be a hologram since the Death Star is featured in the trailer.

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      Alexander James Guckenberger 

      9 months ago from Maryland, United States of America

      Michael Truluck,

      I do like the idea that he may only appear in a hologram. I honestly hadn't thought of that possibility. :)

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      Michael115 

      9 months ago

      Interesting! It is possible for him to still be alive since Maul survived being cut in half, but I feel like his character might remain dead to give Kylo Ren all the attention. I think Palpatine will appear in some kind of form but he won't actually be there, like Luke wasn't at the end of Last Jedi. He might appear in a hologram where Kylo learns the truth about his grandfather and how he turned back to the light.

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