Another look at the Star Wars universe: cliches and all. It happens time and again. You create a beloved universe — then spend most of the sequels wallowing in emotional reunions, or worse, spend most of the prequel introducing characters to each other, dwelling on each moment for long stretches laden with emotional music. R2, meet Threepio! (For the very first time!) Obi-Wan, meet Anakin! Anakin grew up with Greedo! See early elements that fell into Star Wars on Trial.