When Rogue One: A Star Wars Story arrives in theaters on December 16th, it will finally show audiences how the Rebel Alliance got hold of the Death Star plans that ultimately allowed them to destroy the Empire’s space station in the original 1977 movie. That’s such an important piece of Star Wars history, it’s a wonder the story hasn’t been told before.
Well, it actually has. A lot, in fact, across various mediums with plenty of conflicting details. So before we sit down to see how Jyn Erso did it, let’s take a look back at how the previous tellings went.
We’re going to take a look through the chronological development of the Death Star plan story. …
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