Oh come on, Lego Star Wars. She might be a general now, but she’ll always be a princess.
Remember how, at the end of the first Star Wars movie, Leia Organa is the one giving out medals? She doesn't get one herself. That odd metaphorical distance between her and the other Star Wars heroes is a crucial part of her new comic series.
It doesn't matter if you saw the original Star Wars movies when they first hit theaters or caught them much later. Star Wars has been capturing the minds of folks for generations, thanks in big part to memorable characters like Princess Leia.