Since Star Wars Celebration, we learned that the Empire rebranded itself for The Force Awakens, Now, thanks to some leaked packaging for one of the First Order Stormtroopers, we know a bit more about how the post-Return of the Jedi world fits together.

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Spoilers ahead.

This comes from the packaging of Hasbro’s upcoming Black Series Stormtrooper, which will be released at San Diego Comic Con in a couple of weeks. On it is a brief description of how the iconic Stormtrooper changed with time, and it reveals an interesting tidbit: the First Order isn’t necessarily The Empire.

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From the description, it looks like the Empire was in disarray after the destruction of the Second Death Star, and it appears that they’ve reconfigured into a new, brutal regime.

[Eric Goldman]