Originally Posted by Alexrd
I really don't get the appeal of a distant timeline from the movies. I mean, sure it doesn't give any room for a "save the galaxy" story, but not every story has to be that way. I'd rather have something during the movie timeline and be much more relatable than have something hundreds of years before/after them only to have a visual style too similar to the films because otherwise people wouldn't see it as Star Wars (and rightfully so).
That was as an alternative to anything other than between 3 and 4. Didn't think much of a lot of the stuff that followed in wake of ROTJ. Between 3-4 would probably give greatest flexibility w/in context of movie timelines.
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