The Jedi and Sith were at war for generations. Until….Read more "How the Dyad Ended the Jedi/Sith War"
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"
In order to find balance, one must confront the shadow that threatens to tear it all apart.Read more "Confronting the Shadow"
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 […]Read more "Saving Luke: Part I"
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. […]Read more "The Fate of the Jedi"
Master and Apprentice SPOILERS ahead!Read more "The Prophecies and Where They Lead"
There is still a lot to learn about the New Republic, but will its legacy be failure?Read more "Reverence, Rebellion, Ruination"
With the end of the Skywalker saga coming this year, how does one actually win the Star Wars?Read more "How Do You Win a Star War"
Besides simply being a lot of fun to watch, Kylo Ren, or Ben Solo if you choose, is one of the most complex villains ever written. As of the ending of The Last Jedi, he is most certainly a villain, albeit not one who is as fully entrenched in the dark side as he may […]Read more "Kylo Ben and the Three Strikes of Redemption"
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, […]Read more "Two Sides of the Same Coin: A Look at the Juxtaposition of Characters in the The Last Jedi"