– written by HanSpinel
Star Wars has always focused on family, and though the Skywalker Saga is unsurprisingly led by the Skywalkers, it is chock full of “found family” stories. In this article, I will highlight how unique the Skywalker bloodline story actually is to the saga, and how the concept of “bloodline” for the Skywalkers – in contrast to “family” – is presented as a burden each generation must overcome through choice, and not destiny. In other words, the Skywalkers themselves promote empowerment regardless of origin.
I will also argue that each trilogy has pitted Skywalker vs. Skywalker, and that the Sequel Trilogy is no different. Following, I revisit themes and narratives associated with Arthurian Legend as it pertains to the battle between Kylo Ren and Rey over the saber that belonged to Luke Skywalker, and his father before him – the Skywalker Legacy Saber. I conclude that several lines of reasoning all support the Star Wars Shadow Council’s Case of a delayed familial reveal for Rey Skywalker, Daughter of Light, and Heiress Apparent to Anakin Skywalker.
Continue reading Star Wars: Found Families, Bloodline, and Arthurian Legend
Much has been made about the validity (or lack thereof) regarding Rey’s familial “reveal” in The Last Jedi. Recently, we discussed the transcription of The Last Jedi script, made available at the Academy’s Margaret Herrick Library, which indicates Rey is speaking her greatest fear, not necessarily the truth:
Continue reading Rey’s Parents: The Director’s Cut
Episode IX is being billed as the end of the Skywalker Saga. Just what is the Skywalker Saga about and how will Episode IX tie it all together?
Continue reading The Skywalker Saga and Episode IX: Who are the Skywalkers?
– Han Spinel
This video highlights the Duality of the Skywalker Legacy born from the choices of the Chosen One: Vader and the Darkness | Anakin and the Light. Kylo Ren seeks out the power of Darkness from Vader; he seeks to finish what his Grandfather started. Ultimately, only the Light of the Skywalker Legacy Saber calls out, and it chooses Rey. She follows a path hauntingly similar to both Anakin and Luke, but Rey’s last chapter is not yet written….
What will become of the Skywalker Legacy in Episode IX?
Written by robotical712
One thing I really don’t understand is why so many people think we’ve received the full story about Luke in the Last Jedi. Shall we review?
Continue reading Luke Skywalker and Unanswered Questions
Written by Robotical712
In the second part of this series, I analyze how LFL plans out its story while maximizing the freedom of its individual creators.
Continue reading Lucasfilm, Plans and the Creative Process – Part 2
Compiled by robotical712 with help from conn8d
Fans have debated how much of a plan Lucasfilm has since Canon began. Based on statements from Rian Johnson and a couple of others, many fans have concluded LFL doesn’t have any kind of long term roadmap or plan. In the first part we present the various comments from those involved in the story creation process indicating there is in fact a plan.
Continue reading Lucasfilm, Plans and the Creative Process – Part 1