The Tragedy of Ben Solo

**WARNING! This article contains MAJOR spoilers for The Last Jedi! If you have not seen the film, please DO NOT read this article till you do! Just go watch the film, then come back here okay?** Did you ever hear the tragedy of Ben Solo? I thought not. It's not a story a Jedi would … Continue reading The Tragedy of Ben Solo

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Secondary Star Wars: The Temptation of Anakin Skywalker

M. C., Mercyhurst Preparatory School Revenge of the Sith: Put yourself in Anakin's shoes, emotionally and empathetically. Place the person or people you love most in Padmé's place. Do you think you'd act as Anakin does? Why or why not? Love is an extremely powerful emotion and it has the power to transcend all. When … Continue reading Secondary Star Wars: The Temptation of Anakin Skywalker

No, really, who are you? Or: I’m starting to rethink Rey being a Skywalker…

So, over a year ago, I wrote up a nice, long post about how I was convinced Rey is a Skywalker. I still stand by most of what's in there (some of the more outside-the-box speculation hasn't held up as well after the Aftermath trilogy, but oh well), but lately I've been starting to lean … Continue reading No, really, who are you? Or: I’m starting to rethink Rey being a Skywalker…

A Card Reading for Ahsoka Tano

Alright, I'm going to try my hand at divination using Dave Filoni's Artist Series cards as my tarot. Would I rather have Ahsoka's blood and spittle in a cup that I could mix with tea leaves? Well, yeah, but that's just being absurd...anyway, come with me as I follow Ahsoka into oblivion and back out … Continue reading A Card Reading for Ahsoka Tano

Midnight in the Garden of Light & Dark

There’s one line in The Force Awakens that gives me pause every time I hear it:  “There’s still light in him, I know it.” Even after thinking about it for quite some time while pondering this post, typing it still felt weird. The phrase just seems wrong. My brain had to strong-arm my fingers to … Continue reading Midnight in the Garden of Light & Dark