Transmedia Narrative

TR-8R: Transmedia and the Internet’s Star Wars Hero

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has given the internet a new hero. It’s not Finn, the former stormtrooper turned resistance fighter or Rey, the highly capable desert scavenger with a mysterious past.  It a First Order stormtrooper who only appears in a single scene. The seemingly nameless riot control stormtrooper…