Kylo Ren promised to finish what Anakin started, but it was actually Ben Solo who did what his grandfather could not.Read more "I Will Finish What You Started"
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!)"
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"
Ben Solo got what he deserved in Rise of Skywalker, but not how you may think…Read more "Ben Solo Lives! (Ben Solo Lives?)"
I said many times before The Rise of Skywalker that there are some things I didn’t want to happen, but I would get over it if they were done well. One of those things was Rey being from a powerful family, especially Palpatine’s. Luckily, it was done well. She had to be a Palpatine. For starters, we […]Read more "Darkness Rises… or “Why Rey Had to be a Palpatine”"
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. […]Read more "Saving Luke: Part II"
In order to find balance, one must confront the shadow that threatens to tear it all apart.Read more "Confronting the Shadow"
JJ Abrams loves to leave clues to his mystery box. Could Pasaana mean more than we know?Read more "Why Pasaana (and Vipassana) Will Play a Huge Role in Rise of Skywalker"
Life is about choices, but fate plays a role too. What ever is a hero to do?Read more "Fate vs. Choice: The Struggle of a Hero"
A thousand years before the start of The Phantom Menace, a Sith called Darth Bane revolutionized the galaxy in creating the Rule of Two. This “policy” or philosophy, if you will, was intended to help the Sith Order survive. The Sith were fighting a war with the Jedi, yet they also were fighting themselves. This […]Read more "How We Could See the Rule of Two in Episode IX and Beyond"