The events of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story left the planet of Jedha in ruins. In the wake of the Death Star’s attack, the once-thriving Holy City was destroyed, and the planet was left in a state of devastation. But what happened to Jedha and its people in the aftermath of this tragedy? In this article, we’ll explore the fate of Jedha after the events of Rogue One.
The Destruction of the Holy City
The Holy City was once the center of religious pilgrimage for many across the galaxy. However, the arrival of the Death Star changed everything. The Empire saw the planet as a threat and used the planet-killing weapon to wipe out the Holy City and its inhabitants. The destruction was total, leaving nothing behind but rubble and ruins.
The destruction of the Holy City had far-reaching consequences for the planet and its people. The immediate aftermath was chaos and confusion, with many survivors fleeing to other planets to escape the danger and lawlessness that followed the attack.
Jedha’s new status as a lawless and dangerous place attracted scavengers and opportunists who sought to profit from the wreckage left behind by the Empire. Many of the remaining inhabitants of Jedha were left struggling to survive, facing a daily battle for food, water, and shelter.
Despite the devastation, remnants of the Guardians of the Whills and other groups continued to operate in the shadows, working to resist the oppressive rule of the Empire. However, the Empire’s brutal crackdown on dissent made it difficult for any organized resistance to form.
In the post-Return of the Jedi era, the planet was eventually repopulated by a group known as the Cult of the Kyber. This group sought to rebuild the Holy City and restore the spiritual significance of Jedha, but their efforts were met with opposition from both the New Republic and the remnants of the Empire.
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