“Darkness rises, and light to meet it.” From the moment Supreme Leader Snoke uttered these words, they’ve fit seamlessly into the pantheon of Star Wars quotable moments. Something about it just works. It fits naturally not only into the moment, but into the mythology. Light rising to meet the darkness has been an everlasting, though […]Read more "Darkness Rises and Light to Meet (Defeat?) It"
One scene alone should dispel all further conversation about Rey as a Mary Sue.Read more "On Mirrors and Mary Sue"
Yoda has said many great things, but it is his actions that helped save the Jedi.Read more "Larger Than Words, Actions Do Speak: An Exploration of Yoda’s Deeds that Propelled The Jedi Order"
Starting The Last Jedi before the end of The Force Awakens creates for an interesting dynamic between the characters. In the original trilogy, as well as in the prequels, our heroes had time off screen to meld and come together. We saw different points of conflict, but those were mostly the high points. For instance, […]Read more "Two Sides of the Same Coin: A Look at the Juxtaposition of Characters in the The Last Jedi"
How Does The Last Jedi Challenge Our Preconceptions About Mentors and Heroes and the People Who Look Up To Them?Read more "The Burden of All Masters"
For years we have wondered what balance means. Do we now have the answer thanks to The Last Jedi?Read more "Powerful Light, Powerful Dark, Perfect Balance"
The history and lore of Excalibur entranced generation upon generation, including one Kylo Ren.Read more "Seeking to Understand Excalibur"