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"
Kylo Ben is going to be redeemed. A comic just promised that.Read more "So This is Your Villain, Huh?"
As we continue our quest of revisiting and reevaluating the feature films of the Star Wars universe in anticipation of Rise of Skywalker‘s release this December, here are my notes from re-watching A New Hope (“ANH”). For context, this view is from the blu-ray release and I was accompanied by my two boys who are, 7 and […]Read more "Revisiting Episode IV: The Oldest of Hopes"
Episode IX is coming and, like every one of its predecessors, it promises to make a big impact, both at the box office and in fandom. With Rise of Skywalker being the end of the fabled Skywalker saga, Episode IX has a lot of work to do, one of the most important with regards to […]Read more "What To Do With the Force in Episode IX"
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"
“Your perception is your reality.” This was one of the first ideologies my father ever taught me, and it is very reminiscent of Qui- Gon’s, “Your focus determines your reality.” My dad may not be a Jedi, but Qui-Gon is; in fact he may be the pinnacle Jedi. Therefore, what he says carries weight, just […]Read more "The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Self-Doubt (and What It Means for Episode IX)"
Guilty Until Proven Innocent- Kylo Ren/Ahsoka “Your mistake was thinking his choice was already made.”- Rey Some people are purely evil. Hitler? Not redeemable. Palpatine? Not a good dude. However, the majority of people, in our world and in the galaxy far, far away, are good at heart. Some, like Ventress, have lost their way. […]Read more "Guilty Until Proven Innocent- The Connection Between Ahsoka and Kylo Ren"
Episode IX is on the horizon. But we need to talk about Episode VII.Read more "Revisiting Rey’s Vision"
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"