By Hannah Tatar I am a self-proclaimed “EU Baby.” An older Millennial whose Star Wars fandom was nurtured in the chapters of Expanded Universe novels, such as Heir to the Empire and The Courtship of Princess Leia. Due to this fact, I struggle to identify with the Disney Canon as a fan, feeling disappointed in story … Continue reading The EU isn’t gone… it just had a nose job…
M. C., Mercyhurst Preparatory School The Empire Strikes Back: When Luke has his vision of his friends in danger, maybe dying on Cloud City, he immediately begins to prepare to leave Dagobah to help them. Yoda warns Luke to do so is to endanger their cause and all they fight for. Luke neglects Yoda’s warning and … Continue reading Secondary Star Wars: Would you leave like Luke, or stay with Yoda?
**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
There is considerable confusion in the fandom of how the First Order arose from the ashes of the Empire. There is much we don’t know, but enough has been provided to create a broad picture of how it arose however. This article will analyze and chronicle the First Order’s conception and slow rise into a … Continue reading The Rise of the First Order
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