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"
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"
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"