The outcry has been heard for decades, and rightfully so. It is injustice. A travesty. Chewbacca should have gotten a medal! When Han and Luke walk down the procession in the throne room, they do so to a heroic fanfare and the adoration of the entire Rebel Alliance. A Rebel Alliance that still exists because […]Read more "Why Chewbacca Didn’t (But Did) Get A Medal"
Han Solo may have already shown us what Kylo Ren’s future will be.Read more "Too Much of His Father In Him"
A recent issue of the Dr. Aphra comic sums up how Lucasfilm defines those considered good and those considered bad. “Evil’s just a measure of how much your choices take away other people’s. A thesis worth testing —don’t you think?” I think it’s absolutely a thesis worth testing, because it has it backwards. Taking someone’s […]Read more "From Slave to Sinner on the Path of Darkness"
Besides simply being a lot of fun to watch, Kylo Ren, or Ben Solo if you choose, is one of the most complex villains ever written. As of the ending of The Last Jedi, he is most certainly a villain, albeit not one who is as fully entrenched in the dark side as he may […]Read more "Kylo Ben and the Three Strikes of Redemption"
Is exile a vital part of the Jedi journey?Read more "Into Exile, I Must Go"
To celebrate Ahsoka week, we dig into the moments that make Ahsoka a hero…Read more "Ahsoka Tano’s Hero’s Journey"
Psychologist, author, and speaker Sherrie Campbell, in a 2017 article for Entrepreneur, laid out seven such characteristics. Being that Star Wars at its core is about the human experience, it would hold that we would see these traits in Star Wars characters. The question, then, is not if but when do we see such examples […]Read more "Leaders, Legends, and Legacy: What the Star Wars Characters Can Teach Us About Leadership and Its Impact"