Boba Fett lives!!
Now, I know what you're think; we knew this already, right? And you would be correct, but only partially
Yes, the Expanded Universe long ago established that Boba Fett had indeed survived being eaten by the Sarlaac in Return Of The Jedi. But now that all previous books & comics have been deemed to be part of the Legends universe, and thus non-canon, it was believed that Boba Fett's original fate may be definitive. But now it seems that may not yet be the case.
Author Jonathan Rinzler, the man behind the awesome making of series of books, participated in a Reddit AMA(ask me anything) today and had some very interesting things to say about the masked Bounty Hunter. Reddit user blackbetha asked:
"Jonathan, In your mind, does Boba Fett Escape the Sarlacc Pit?"
In which he responded:
"Yes, he does. I have been in meetings with George where he confirms that Fett survived. If it comes from George then it’s true!"
So there you have it, even the Maker himself believed Boba Fett lived on. But now the big question is; does this mean we'll see more of Boba Fett after Return Of The Jedi? Obviously, George Lucas is now retired and the Lucasfilm story group has basically replaced him as the keeper of continuity for the Star Wars Saga going forward. Will the story group build on George's ideas and give Boba a cameo in the Sequel Trilogy? Anything is possible, I suppose, but let's not jump to conclusions just yet. With George Lucas out of the picture now, at least for the most part, Boba Fett may continue to be a Sarlaac snack for a while. But with the rumored Boba Fett stand-alone film presumably coming soon, you never know what surprises may be in store for us.
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