Now that I have your attention, let me explain something.Read more "JJ Abrams Hates Midichlorians"
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"
Strap yourselves in, we’re about to make the jump back into deep Star Wars territory. But it’s really, really, really interesting stuff to consider. If you’re a geek.Read more "Anakin’s Divine Origin"
Well, here there be an invitation to pain. I’ll be stunned—yes, stunned—if anyone/everyone who comments stays on topic. Let the games begin! At the outset I have to give credit to The Clone for this question, as he ponders some interesting angles having to do with everyone’s favorite Space Saga. I was fairly dismissive of […]Read more "An Unanswered Question from The Phantom Menace"
Blame this one on my friend Chris. He and I started trading comments about Vader one day as a running joke and bam – this blog was born as I once more revise my thoughts on my generation’s favorite fictional bad guy.Read more "All About Vader"