How I Met Your Mother: Rey Skywalker Edition – The Cover Up

Legends of Luke Skywalker badly wants you to think two characters are the same, but a careful reader will realize that’s impossible.

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Solo: Millennium Falcon Curiosities (Possible Spoilers)

The release of Solo: A Star Wars Story is only about a month away and there’s been plenty to speculate about, most notably regarding the flagship Millennium Falcon. 

WARNING: POSSIBLE SPOILERS

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The Last Jedi: Luke’s Third Lesson

Introduction

After watching The Last Jedi again after its home release, I’ve realized that the Third Lesson is essentially the theme of the movie as a whole. The lesson involves fighting for the galaxy as a whole, and not making family your bottom-line motivator. It’s a battle between Luke and Kylo Ren to turn Rey to one end or the other, and Rey represents the audience. The Third Lesson was not only taught to Rey, but it was taught to us as the viewers.

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In Defense of a Delayed Skywalker Reveal

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For those of us who were hoping Rey would be revealed to be a Skywalker in Episode VIII, the promise of a surprise reveal in Episode IX feels like cold comfort. Why should we care if she’s a Skywalker now? Luke’s dead, so what would be the emotional payoff? (I’m a “Yoda Interacted With The Physical World To Explain Why Rey Can Hug Her Ghost Dad In The Next Movie” truther, myself). And most of all, what does Rey get out of this as a character? How does a delayed reveal further her development whatsoever? I’d like to share this mini-essay, originally from the Shadow Council tumblr, to explain my thoughts on the situation.

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Star Wars Weekly News 12/16-12/23

       Space!!! The final frontier!! Wait, wrong franchise. While you may like Star Trek more, there’s something Star Trek doesn’t have, and that’s shirtless Adam Driver.  Who in my opinion is a goddamn babe.                 

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