With all the mediums of storytelling, is Star Wars getting stretched too thin?Read more "Is Star Wars Getting Too Big?"
Have we always been wrong about who the “other” is?Read more "Wait,Is There Still Another?"
Not so long ago, in this galaxy we call home, times were tough for the Jedi among us. Finding new and meaty Star Wars to dig our teeth into was like licking the bottom of Tatooine well. No we have a Brazilian Steakhouse of great Star Warsiness coming our way quicker than K-2SO can throw […]Read more "Now That the Rogue’s Won… What Will 2017 Hold?"
When The Force Awakens hit theaters, despite an overwhelmingly positive reception, it seemed to receive one very particular criticism. It was too much like the original Star Wars, enough so that some were accusing it of feeling like it was little more than a rehash. This is interesting because the driving force behind Star Wars […]Read more "Masculine, Feminine, and Myth"
In this two part, two day series, we will give you 16 things that made us thankful for 2016, spoilers and all. Today, the first eight…. With the recent hard times that have befallen the fandom, we at Clashing Sabers thought it would be nice to step back and appreciate all the great things that […]Read more "16 for 16: The best and brightest of 2016"
Since the Maker penned the first lines of Star Wars, poetic structure and rhythm have been integral. The ring theory truly brings this idea to the forefront, but whether or not he had this concept in mind or not, it is inarguable that George Lucas is a storyteller much in the vein of Dante and […]Read more "Lyrical Landscapes: Rhyming with Reason"
WARNING: SPOILERS FOR BLOODLINE Heritage has always been important in Star Wars, mostly because what we have had so far is the story of the Skywalkers. But as Star Wars is expanding, going off in directions we never could have imagined, it will be interesting to see what impact heritage will have. Heritage matters, not […]Read more "Legacy is More Than What is Left"