The excruciating wait for Star Wars: The Last Jedi is finally coming to an end. For those of you who watched the first six films at the cinema, at least Disney has not put us through the nightmare of waiting 3-4 years for each story again by aiming to release the each new film every two years with extra additions to help keep fans satisfied in the meantime, like Rogue One. The new trailer for the latest sequel to this popular franchise has left me excited with theories.

Firstly, we now learn that the new Star Wars film's title is not plural. This means there is more than one Jedi in the latest trilogy.

The most obvious guess would be Kylo Ren, but I reckon Poe Dameron and Rey are brother and sister, much like Luke and Leia were. I do not argue with that theory, yet. But I am inclined to believe Poe is Force-sensitive.

For a start, Poe states to Finn in The Force Awakens that he can 'fly anything.' Which other characters are also amazing pilots? Anakin Skywalker and his son Luke. Poe is also the best pilot that the Resistance has. So is he being guided by the Force?

Also, Poe grew up near a Force-sensitive tree in Yavin IV. This tree was a gift to the planet by Luke Skywalker. Perhaps he recognised Poe had a gift with the Force and the tree was designed to release that talent that lay within him?

We have encountered many indications which suggest The Last Jedi will be darker than The Force Awakens, again creating a parallel with the original films. The Empire Strikes Back was darker than A New Hope. Rey will no doubt be trained to become a Jedi by Luke. Maybe something will happen to her friends and Rey will dash off and attempt to rescue them, stubbornly refusing to complete her training entirely before battling the First Order.

Does that story sound familiar to any of you?

Both Mark Hamill and Daisy Ridley, who play Luke and Rey respectively, have thrown so many hints to fans that the latter is the daughter of the former. That seems apparent to so many who follows Star Wars closely. If that is the case, we might learn why Luke left her on Jakku. In Episode I and Episode IV, Anakin and Luke respectively grew up in the harsh conditions of Tatooine.

Without recycling that story completely, Rey was abandoned on Jakku in The Force Awakens, a planet not entirely dissimilar from Tatooine. It could be that Luke did this to test Rey's ability to survive in a tough environment, rather like Anakin and Luke both had to before becoming Jedi. When we are transported back in time during Rey's vision in Episode VII, we see Luke's ship from The Extended Universe. This proves he left her there for a significant reason.

There are so many discrepancies that need to be cleared up from Episode VII. But I have faith the new films will do just that. I am buzzing with joy.