Luke is not perfect. Shocking, though it may be, he is also human. And, on the heels of barely surviving his adventures in Return of the Jedi, he struggled to even maintain that humanity. Yet part of the essence of humanity is how we share that humanity with others, both in personal and broader relationships. […]Read more "Saving Luke: Part II"
In order to find balance, one must confront the shadow that threatens to tear it all apart.Read more "Confronting the Shadow"
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"
Kylo Ben is going to be redeemed. A comic just promised that.Read more "So This is Your Villain, Huh?"
A thousand years before the start of The Phantom Menace, a Sith called Darth Bane revolutionized the galaxy in creating the Rule of Two. This “policy” or philosophy, if you will, was intended to help the Sith Order survive. The Sith were fighting a war with the Jedi, yet they also were fighting themselves. This […]Read more "How We Could See the Rule of Two in Episode IX and Beyond"
“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"
Could Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde lead to Bendemption?Read more "The Strange Case of Dr. Ren and Mr. Solo"
The Star Wars story starts on Naboo, right? Well, maybe not.Read more "The Prophecy That Changed Star Wars"