Being a fan, especially in the age of the internet, means you’ll probably come across a fan work at some point. The more famous examples like fanfiction and fanart you have probably already seen or at least heard of. From late night talk show hosts surprising actors with a painting of a character they’ve played […]Read more "Let’s Rap About Star Wars"
“The world has changed. I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost.” — Lord of the Rings There were tears when the EU became “Legends”, but was everything really lost? When the original Star Wars Expanded Universe was retired […]Read more "Legends Die Hard"
Reading through the hundreds of years of English Literature, it’s no surprise you will often come across echoes and inspiration of stories that have come before. One such story that comes up time and time again is the story of the “Fall of Man.” From the Bible to Milton to Star Wars itself, man’s temptation […]Read more "A Paradise Lost: The Anatomy of a Fall by Strider Leigh"
Part 1 explored Thrawn’s past. Now author Strider Leigh delves into his present and future… In July of 2016, Star Wars fans lost their minds when Grand Admiral Thrawn was revealed to have been plucked from the proverbial grave of the Star Wars Legends era. Thrawn, the first and some would consider greatest villain from […]Read more "THRAWN: TERROR AND TRIUMPH (PART 2) BY STRIDER LEIGH"
In 1991, Bantam took a massive gamble by releasing Heir to the Empire, the first continuation of Star Wars since 1983’s Return of the Jedi. For a book based in a universe that hadn’t seen any influential commercial life for nearly a decade, it had a lot of people crossing their fingers that someone out […]Read more "Thrawn: Terror and Triumph (Part 1) by Strider Leigh"