Tag Archives: Star Wars

Vegeta: Redeeming a Villain. Or, How to Make Everyone Forget He Slaughtered Planets for Fun

Vegeta. A proud Saiyan prince. One of the greatest and most powerful warriors in all the universes. Antihero. Bad boy. Tough guy. Redeemed villain. If there is one thing that people like more than a hero, and even more than … Continue reading

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Robotic Uprisings: The Deeper Fear

Robots. AI. Man-made life. These are staples in fiction, especially science fiction, featured in countless – and more every year – books, movies, TV shows, games, cartoons, anime, and more. It seems there is practically no limit to all the … Continue reading

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My Star Wars Countdown

With the conclusion of what has been dubbed the Skywalker Saga, the Star Wars franchise has reached one of those moments, where it may continue indefinitely, yes, but it has also reached a conclusion (again). I figure now — right now, … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

I remember a story I once heard about a famous painter. He’d been in the business of making his art for a few decades, and had a number of his works hanging on the walls of his house. A guest … Continue reading

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Since I Was a Kid: The Geeky Childhood Tag

This is a new one! A tag that has no rules? It’s just about our geeky childhoods. Cool. I like it! And I love the timing: just in time for my birthday! What a perfect time for a bit of … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #233: A Matter of Motivation

“Perhaps I can find new ways to motivate them.” – Darth Vader, Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi Vader says this right at the beginning of the movie, when the imperial crew building on the second Death Star is … Continue reading

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(Not) The Last Jedi: Just a Couple (Late) Thoughts

Nearly forty years after the saga began with the original movie, The Last Jedi is arguably the darkest and most tragic addition to the Star Wars franchise yet. Both the story and the characters delve ever deeper into the darkness … Continue reading

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Rogue One: A Truly Unique Star Wars Story

Coming out of Rogue One, we were talking about the movie, of course, and a certain someone, who shall remain nameless, was bemoaning the part where the main characters all die. I answered, “It’s the crew that steals the plans … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #62: Vanity is in Vain

“When nine hundred years old you reach, look as good, you will not.” – Yoda, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi I think I’m still in a Star Wars mood! 🙂 We all smiled, even laughed, when Yoda made this … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Franchise Awakens!

At long last… after all the hype, all the talk, all the anticipation, and all the waiting – I had to avoid great, sweeping swathes of the internet to evade the rampant spoilers – I finally saw Star Wars Episode … Continue reading

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