Saving Luke: Part II

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.  […]

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Saving Luke: Part I

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 […]

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Much Ado About Slavery

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 […]

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