Luke Skywalker’s Progression in The Last Jedi

By Julien Vedrene Luke Skywalker, as I had known him to be, was the most powerful Force user to walk the galaxy far, far away. Not only in ability, but in philosophy as well. He was the culmination of everything the Jedi should have been: a powerful avatar for the Light Side with foresight that … Continue reading Luke Skywalker’s Progression in The Last Jedi

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Secondary Star Wars: Gotta Have Faith-uh, Faith-uh, Faith-uh!

J. C., Tehachapi High School All Films: How does faith play a role in Luke and/or Anakin's journey? What do they put their faith in? Why? What are the results of their faith? You may draw your examples from one or several films. Faith plays a big role in the Star Wars stories with Luke, … Continue reading Secondary Star Wars: Gotta Have Faith-uh, Faith-uh, Faith-uh!

Walking the Star Wars Tight Rope Or: Balance in The Last Jedi

There is always a constant shift toward balance in all things, as well as a consistent force pulling things one way or the other. Is he quoting himself right now? Why, yes, yes I am. And, sure, maybe it's a little egocentric of me, but coming up with that sentence for the podcast was the impetus … Continue reading Walking the Star Wars Tight Rope Or: Balance in The Last Jedi

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

Star Wars is Dead. Long Live Star Wars.

**THE LAST JEDI SPOILERS AHEAD!** GENERAL ARMITAGE HUX: ...WE HAVE NO LEADER!! KYLO REN: The Supreme Leader is dead! GENERAL ARMITAGE HUX: *squeaked out through a force choke* Long live the Supreme Leader! Being an American and not very familiar with the customs of the monarchy, I didn't catch the meaning of this exchange at … Continue reading Star Wars is Dead. Long Live Star Wars.