Luke is not perfect. Shocking, though it may be, he is also human. And, on the heels of barely surviving his adventures in Return of the Jedi, he struggled to even maintain that humanity. Yet part of the essence of humanity is how we share that humanity with others, both in personal and broader relationships. […]Read more "Saving Luke: Part II"
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"
Rey facing her truth calls us to make our own…Read more "You Come From Nothing: The Truth About Rey"
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"
Is exile a vital part of the Jedi journey?Read more "Into Exile, I Must Go"
The most artistic and different film of the Star Wars saga is without a doubt The Last Jedi. Not only did it set the fan base afire (in both positive and negative ways) it caused some fans to cry out, “That’s not my Luke Skywalker.” Six months later, it still seems that there is a […]Read more "What the Haters Got Wrong About Luke in The Last Jedi"