Why tell #StarWars fans to read when the movies use zero elements from the literature, canon or Legends?
What Disney did when they segregated the literary art forms to what they think Star Wars is, to what it was in the milieu of the creative form is to essentially erase the epistemology of Star Wars.
It’s actually funny thinking about it from a real life perspective given that a dominant culture has done that to thousands of cultures globally. This one we’re discussing is a fictional world that means nothing in our daily lives. We are not obligated to be involved. But, this group is.