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"
Maz Kanata has it right. The choices we make define us, our duty, and the fate of the galaxy.Read more "The Duty of Choice and The Choice of Duty: The Dichotomy of Star Wars Mythos"
The mistakes of the Jedi are seemingly without end, namely due to their code and how they did or did not adhere to it. The Sith also have a code, with its owns positive and negative aspects. Considering the theories abounding that there will be more of a balanced approach between the dark and light […]Read more "It’s A Sith Eat Sith World"
Could the Jedi of the past tell us all we need to know about the Jedi of the future?Read more "Jedi Gone Wrong"
Minor spoilers for From A Certain Point of View ahead. It’s no big secret that Yoda needed some convincing to train Luke. The Jedi Master put up quite a fight in Empire Strikes Back to get out of it. What was a bit of a secret, until now, was that Yoda had actually planned on […]Read more "Princess Leia: Chosen One?"
Communication disruptions don’t always mean invasion…. sometimes they mean the host forgot to press record! But worry not because even an invasion couldn’t stop us from recording this exciting episode, where we talk JJ Abrams, Mark Hamill trolling fans, and how female characters are undergoing a well-deserved revolution in Star Wars novels and comics. […]Read more "ClashingSabers Podcast Episode 4: #StarWarsIsForGirlsToo"