A mere three years ago, George Lucas sat in the office of Bob Iger, CEO of Disney, and signed over the rights to his life’s major work, the Star Wars series, for a then-staggering $4.06 billion

The world was still digesting the other headline — there’s going to be a Star Wars Episode VII, followed by an VIII and a IX! — but for Lucas, this was the end of an era. After he signed, he blinked; the only sign on his habitually expressionless face of the turmoil within. “There was a lot of emotion,” Iger later revealed. “He was saying goodbye.”

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