For reasons only Jar Jar Hater will appreciate truly, this time of year brings me to a specially-reflective time as I remember certain events in recent history. One of those events is rather infamous among my circle of friends, as an off-hand comment gave birth to an entire “mythos” about which comic book character is […]Read more "I’m Still Batman"
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"
As expected, the opinions about The Chosen One for Star Wars aren’t really as cut–and–dry as they appear at first glance. We had a vote for Anakin, who over the arc of the six films arguably fulfills that role, Luke, who succeeds by becoming “a better Jedi” than his old man and a supporting vote […]Read more "The Real Chosen One: Building the Case for Qui–Gon Jinn"
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"
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"