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"
With the new films and new novels, we have begun to see a true renaissance for the beloved Princess Leia.Read more "The Leiassance"
When Darth Vader appeared in the hallway of the Tantive IV in A New Hope, silently surveying the carnage his Imperial stormtroopers wrought against the rebels, he instantly became the standard against which all movie villains would be compared. Thanks to the brilliant design of Ralph McQuarrie, Vader didn’t have to say anything to be […]Read more "It’s Hard Out There For A Bad Guy – How Do The New Villains Measure Up To Vader?"
Anakin had a lot of important men in his life, but is his fall all their fault?Read more "The Sins of the Father: A Look Into the Father Figures of Anakin Skywalker"
Could the Jedi of the past tell us all we need to know about the Jedi of the future?Read more "Jedi Gone Wrong"
The old saying goes, “Like father, like son.” Considering that Star Wars is a family story, one would think that this would stand true in the saga. Yet, as Bryan Young of Full of Sith presented, when it comes to the Skywalkers, that might not be as true as we once thought. Luke is not […]Read more "Family Ties: The Opposing Reflections of the Skywalker Family"
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"