JOIN THE EMPIRE - Part One FN-2187
The military isn’t one entity, it’s made up of many moving parts and countless enlisted individuals. How does someone end up joining the bad guys? What’s the appeal? Over the next three articles we’re going to be taking a look at three separate paths that could lead someone to dedicate themselves to a lifetime of terror.
It goes without saying that the most likely place to look for less than willing participants would be the ranks of foot soldiers. The Imperial Army’s intentions aren’t the best and not many would be willing to die for the ever expanding power of their higher officers. That brings us to our first subject, FN-2187, later known as Finn.
Abducted as a child, Finn was forced into a First Order operation known as Project Resurrection.
Thousands of children were snatched from their homes, most of them too young to have formed any real memories of their birth parents, and molded into elite Stormtroopers.
Finn showed early promise as a cadet serving under Captain Phasma and was generally considered to be an ideal example of the success of the program.
However, Finn’s indoctrination wasn’t airtight.