Anakin Skywalker’s tragedy is not become Darth Vader. It happened well before that….Read more "Forbidden Grief: The Real Tragedy of Anakin Skywalker"
A good friend is always quick to remind me that there is a part of the Constitution that could be a smudge or a comma. Unfortunately, the meaning of this section does change depending on which one it is. It’s the perfect example of how just because things have been held as true for so […]Read more "The Dyad and the Prophecies"
Ben Solo got what he deserved in Rise of Skywalker, but not how you may think…Read more "Ben Solo Lives! (Ben Solo Lives?)"
JJ Abrams loves to leave clues to his mystery box. Could Pasaana mean more than we know?Read more "Why Pasaana (and Vipassana) Will Play a Huge Role in Rise of Skywalker"
Luke Skywalker has had a rough few years lately. Star Wars audiences first learned about Luke’s exile via The Force Awakens, driving the main characters’ actions in that film. We come to learn that one of his students turned to the Dark Side and destroyed the newly-formed Jedi Academy, slaughtering Luke’s students and burning the […]Read more "Saving Luke: Part I"
Life is about choices, but fate plays a role too. What ever is a hero to do?Read more "Fate vs. Choice: The Struggle of a Hero"
“Let the past die. Kill it if you have to,” says Kylo Ren. This has become the thesis of The Last Jedi to a large swath of fandom, and that is a problem considering that Luke disproves it at the end of the film; that’s not even considering that killing his own father did not […]Read more "Past, Pain, and The Rise of Skywalker"
We’ve wondered for years how Leia remembers Padme, and Count Dooku may be the key.Read more "How Force Remnants Taught Leia of Padme (and What It Means for Episode IX)"
One of the reasons the Marvel Cinematic Universe works like the well oiled machine that it is can be attributed to the clear lines it creates between the good guys and the bad. Even in a film like Civil War, where we see heroes going up against each other, both sides clearly have merited stances […]Read more "How Strict Should the “New” Jedi Order Be?"
Star Wars has many lasting themes, from hope to the importance of light prevailing over darkness. All the while, Star Wars is in the vain of mythological stories, and one such style is Greek tragedy, which the prequels are based upon. The largest tragedy of the saga overall is the tragedy of Anakin Skywalker, which […]Read more "Much Ado About Slavery"