Rogue One stands out in the Star Wars universe for being a stand-alone story that plugs some of the gaps of the past and helps explain better future events. It is also a densely layered creation with tremendous attention to detail and, despite its sci-fi context, a lot of realism.
Let’s talk about a life and death scenario. You’re a badass Navy SEAL, kitted out to the teeth, jumping off a helicopter, at night, low over water into a choppy sea. You’re going to have to assemble a raft, paddle to your landing zone and then initiate a risky mission governed by a multitude of factors outside your control.