Back in the golden days of the Original Trilogy, the internal logic of the Star Wars universe was untouchable. You can't really sit around and nitpick the scientific inconsistencies of a universe filled with space samurai wizards and psychic puppets.

But then we got a couple new trilogies and a bantha-load of books, comics, and video games. It's clear now that Star Wars is supposed to feature a functioning galaxy-wide society, and this creates a slew of terrifying unanswered questions and bizarre implications.

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