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Disney's Lego Rogue One Recap Conveniently Ends Before Mass Extinction

Disney recently released its latest Lego Star Wars recap with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, retelling the two-hour film in about two minutes. Guess that didn’t leave a lot of room for the ending— where, you know...

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... everybody dies.

“Hooray, we’re all about to be blown up!”
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The video was released to celebrate Rogue One’s home release,— as well as to sell toys because obviously, that’s an end-game here. Surprisingly, the clip does a decent job condensing the movie into a bite-sized nugget of information (I especially loved Krennic’s whiny-little-shit voice). But, it concludes with Jyn Erso and Cassian high-fiving after uncovering the Death Star plans in Dad’s briefcase. Umm... a few things happen after that.

Of course, they’re not going to want to emotionally destroy a bunch of kids by ending a Lego video with destroying the entire planet. I just find the whole thing funny, in a demonic, twisted, “watching your best friend watch the Red Wedding” kind of way. If any kids haven’t seen Rogue One yet, boy are they in for a surprise.

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Video Editor and Staff Writer at io9. My doppelganger is that rebelling greeting card from Futurama.

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Stephan Zielinski

Next: Lego Old Yeller.