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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The Fate of the Jedi

From the beginning of The Phantom Menace, it’s been apparent that Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi are two individuals who approached Jedidom from different points of view. The novelization of Episode I points out that Obi-Wan was focused on the cosmic Force, while his Master was far more concerned with the living (or life) Force. […]

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