As "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" gets closer to debuting in theaters, expect an onslaught of media interviews and TV specials featuring the cast and crew of the new movie. This means possible spoilers for those of you trying to remain in the dark on every tiny detail of the film.
But sometimes even a single word can be a spoiler. So if you really want to stay spoiler-free, do not keep reading. In fact, you should get off the Web until mid-December. You have been warned.
On Monday night's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," which was dedicated to the upcoming film, director J.J. Abrams revealed the first word spoken in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which happens to be "this."
That's it -- "THIS." Of course, some of us are already reading between the lines to determine if "this" could mean something more sinister. After all, rearrange the letters and you get "Sith," the Jedi who have fallen to the dark side.
Just for fun, here are the first words spoken in every "Star Wars" movie so far, in case you want to add to your theories of what "this" might mean and who will say it.
"Did..." from C-3PO in "A New Hope."
"Echo..." from Luke Skywalker to Han Solo in "The Empire Strikes Back."
"Command..." from a shuttle captain in "Return of the Jedi."
"Captain..." from Qui-Gon Jinn in "The Phantom Menace."
"Senator..." from a Naboo lieutenant in "Attack of the Clones."
"Beep..." from R2-D2 in "Revenge of the Sith."
Good luck with all your first-word theories!
Catch "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in theaters starting December 17 in the UK and Australia and December 18 in the US.