What’s in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet;
– William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet.
Do you not know that a man is not dead while his name is still spoken?
– Terry Pratchett, Going Postal.
Kylo Ren has no soul. I don’t say this because I hate his character, or because I think he’s a monster, I say this because he’s so clearly tried to destroy one key part of his soul – his name.
According to the Ancient Egyptians, the human soul came in five parts. The Ib, the Sheut, the Ba, the Ka and the Ren.