Yes, wipe the slate clean and brush off all the dead weight that's crept in with the novels/comics that really didn't contribute much to Star Wars aside from inundate us with recycled material from the films.
Decades of making money hand over fist on Mary Sue characters that have been milked for everything they are worth. I call for a reset personally. I dont see how that is hard to understand.
Oh, look! It's another Empire! Again! With slightly remodeled TIE Fighters!
No, no, wait! It's Luke Skywalker's grandson! Or his great-great grandson... Blech.