A year has passed since Rey became Luke Skywalker's Padawan. Together, Luke and Rey continue the quest to gather ancient Jedi objects, namely a legendary Kyber crystal with connections to Darth Vader. As Jedi Master and Padawan search for a lost temple, a free agent false Sith Lord and Kylo Ren aren't far behind. Having crash landed on the forest planet, Kylo Ren becomes worse for wear. Skywalker grants his nephew compassion, and they form a truce to team against the false Sith. Rey is unhappy with the arrangement. When she and Kylo Ren become separated from Skywalker, she beings to question her feelings in response to Kylo Ren's desire to keep her for his own.
As Rey consoles her friends at Han Solo's funeral service Kylo Ren attacks! Believing her and Luke have successfully escaped, Rey is shocked to come face to face with the villain in the alleyway. More importantly, Master Skywalker wants her to trust and leave with his monstrous nephew. Kylo Ren, who has been undercover for the Resistance from the start, needs her help learning Snoke's weakness. Rey quickly learns Ben Solo is actually a shocking scoundrel. When he proposes a fake romance and marriage as a cover Rey reluctantly agrees for the good of the galaxy. Can she withstand his personality? What secrets will they unveil? Can they destroy Snoke?