If you feel the death of an animal through The Force, I imagine it dissuades you from consuming or killing it.Read more "Were the Jedi Vegetarians?"
So once again a post is making the rounds on the Internet that, for all its window dressing, is about how much Nerds just can’t stop b****ing about Episode I. The latest item in this 14 year labor of lament is called “Machete Order.” Go ahead and give it a look, I won’t hold it […]Read more "My Response to Star Wars: Machete Order"
Today’s question is from Attack of the Clones. And honestly, it’s one that’s bugged me for years. Why Didn’t the Galactic Republic Have Some Sort of Armed Forces? This one has the symbolic level – the Republic can go to war without the people minding because there isn’t a direct toll on their lives/lifestyles. If […]Read more "Another Unanswered Question from Attack of the Clones"
Lately there have been a few flare ups on the blog, on Twitter and elsewhere having to do with my love of the prequels. I was originally considering going with yet another rant about how much I honestly love them (I’m listening to the Episode III soundtrack right now, actually). Then it struck me. I’m […]Read more "Let’s Get Some Perspective Here"
Here we are, the final chapter in the Chosen One saga.Obviously, my focus through the previous blogs was on the dilemma of the Chosen One. My three candidates are obvious: Qui-Gon, Anakin and Luke. The official take on things is that it’s Anakin, Luke is something of a fan-favorite choice and Qui-Gon stems from what […]Read more "The Real Chosen One: Other Theories and Final Conclusions"
Sorry for the delay, child injured, stitches, horror, it’ll probably take me longer to recover from the experience than her. Jar Jar Hater’s heart is completely hardened to my pain, but seriously, the fact that I had to hold down my own child, screaming at a pitch and volume that I’ve never heard come from […]Read more "The Real Chosen One: Building the Case for Luke Skywalker"
So let’s move on then. The next, and most obvious, choice for Chosen One in Star Wars is Anakin Skywalker. Simply stated, he was conceived by the midichlorians and was the most powerful Jedi in all six films. Sure, you could argue he wasn’t truly “most powerful” until he turned to the Dark Side in […]Read more "The Real Chosen One: Building the Case for Anakin Skywalker"