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"
Some of you reading this may be (hopefully) people who just discovered this blog recently thanks to WordPress’ kind featuring of my last piece on Freshly Pressed. If so, welcome. It’s not always about Star Wars and Star Trek, but trust me, most of the time it is. Just with a fresher perspective of things. […]Read more "The Real Chosen One: Introduction"
So here we are, the end of our series of unanswered questions from the Star Wars saga. But not really. I’m walking away for a little bit, but you can bet this topic comes back. Considering the entire concept was spurred by a question I asked Agent Bun just before we watched The Amazing Spider–Man, […]Read more "An Unanswered Question from Revenge of the Sith"
They’re finally shutting down the old blogs.starwars.com servers, so I’m starting one last big migration of material so that it isn’t lost forever. This one is a personal favorite, dealing with the inability of fanboys (and girls) to “just let go” of popular/favorite characters. It was received both well and poorly depending on different people […]Read more "Flashback Blog: Elvis Dead: Is Elvis Alive?"
I’m tired, someone has torpedoed my night and I don’t feel like writing so much as turning on the XBox and virtually shooting things. I’m also working on something that will tie thematically into this blog, so I’m moving it here now as a part of my massive reclamation effort from the original kessel korner. […]Read more "Flashback Blog: How I Grew to Love Boba Fett thanks to the Prequels"