If there’s one leitmotif running through Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, it’s Finn trying to divulge a potentially life-changing secret to Rey.
In one of the first scenes of the movie, we watch Finn finally muster the courage, take a few deep breaths, and alert Rey that there’s something that he’s been meaning to tell her for a very long time. Unfortunately, he gets cut off before he could blurt it out. The perplexing scene is repeated throughout the movie.
What did Finn want to tell Rey? Fans demand answers!
The perplexing scene gave way to several fan theories and a few unconventional hypotheses. According to the most popular point of view on this Reddit group, Finn struggled so much to get Rey’s attention and find the right time and place and do everything in an orderly fashion because he was in love with her.