Saving Luke: Part I

Luke Skywalker has had a rough few years lately.   Star Wars audiences first learned about Luke’s exile via The Force Awakens, driving the main characters’ actions in that film.  We come to learn that one of his students turned to the Dark Side and destroyed the newly-formed Jedi Academy, slaughtering Luke’s students and burning the […]

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The Fate of the Jedi

From the beginning of The Phantom Menace, it’s been apparent that Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi are two individuals who approached Jedidom from different points of view. The novelization of Episode I points out that Obi-Wan was focused on the cosmic Force, while his Master was far more concerned with the living (or life) Force. […]

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Two Sides of the Same Coin: A Look at the Juxtaposition of Characters in the The Last Jedi

Starting The Last Jedi before the end of The Force Awakens creates for an interesting dynamic between the characters. In the original trilogy, as well as in the prequels, our heroes had time off screen to meld and come together. We saw different points of conflict, but those were mostly the high points. For instance, […]

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