Adam Christopher’s Shadow of the Sith had the unenviable task of taking the shattered parts of the sequel trilogy created by The Rise of Skywalker and making them work. A desperate task. But, somehow, he does it. Christopher takes a character created purely as a plot progressing device, Ochi of Bestoon, and turns him into […]Read more "Shadow of the Sith: A Story of Desperation (and Hope)"
When Maul, formerly Darth, and Lady Tano finally met on Mandalore, it felt like the moment had been building for years. But Maul didn’t know Ahsoka, and she knew him by reputation and connections alone. Why did it feel like this meeting, this moment, was inevitable? The answer lies in their paths. Maul and Ahsoka […]Read more "Maul and Ahsoka: Light and Dark Manifest"
The darkness rises. The pain pours from his eyes as he looks into those of his father, both knowing what he should do and what he will do. The father knows it too, although he is trying to change the course of destiny. But he can’t. The red blade ignites. “Thank you,” the son tells […]Read more "Killing the Father: Destiny or Choice?"
The Jedi and Sith were at war for generations. Until….Read more "How the Dyad Ended the Jedi/Sith War"
The Rise of Skywalker brought an (insert adjective here) ending to the Skywalker Saga. As Star Wars so often does, Rise of Skywalker referred back to past films in numerous ways, yet there is a feeling amongst the prequel generation (of which I am a card-carrying member) that the canonical beginning of the saga was […]Read more "How Rise of Skywalker Beautifully Links Rey and Qui-Gon"
Rise of Skywalker changed the meaning of Return of the Jedi, and added depth to what balance really means.Read more "The Circle is Now Complete (and so is the prophecy!)"
This article contains massive spoilers for “The Phantom Apprentice”!Read more "The Phantom Apprentice: A Shatterpoint"
The balance of the Force is a tricky idea, but it may have finally been resolved.Read more "A Final Word on Balance and the Skywalkers"
Anakin Skywalker’s tragedy is not become Darth Vader. It happened well before that….Read more "Forbidden Grief: The Real Tragedy of Anakin Skywalker"
Rey’s arc has come to a conclusion. So, what is the “Rey Way”?Read more "The Rey Way"