Fiction’s Fearless Females: Rey

I have heard that the opposite of love is fear, not hate, which may be first emotion that comes to mind due to the love/hate analogies we often make. If we go by that assumption, then someone who is fearless, or without fear, is someone who loves immensely. When asked by My Comic Relief to … Continue reading Fiction’s Fearless Females: Rey

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Fiction’s Fearless Females: Princess Leia

I have been honored to join a wonderful bunch of bloggers in our Fiction’s Fearless Females series of blog posts. Mine is posting on Sunday and it’s about…I’m sure you can guess. 🙂

But here’s Jeff’s – honoring the OG Princess Leia. ENJOY!

The Imperial Talker

There is a line in Star Wars: A New Hope which often gets lost in the greater scope of the film, a quote which points to the toughness of the movie’s lone female protagonist, Princess Leia. It comes when Darth Vader, the movie’s villain, speaks to Grand Moff Tarkin, the secondary villain in the film. Pacing back and forth as if annoyed, Vader admits that, “Her [Leia’s] resistance to the mind probe is considerable. It will be some time before we can extract any information from her.” Prior to this admission, we saw Vader enter Princess Leia’s prison cell with an interrogation droid floating behind him, a needle protruding from the droid and Leia’s face giving off subtle apprehension. Now, Vader states that it was for not, that the Princess has resisted this “mind probe” and that breaking her will take more time.

I have always loved this line; it…

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Fan Art Friday! Old school name(s)

Don't you just love the Original Trilogy with it's old school, kind of lame names? Perfect example is this weeks Ephant Mon. We all know that the name is really Elephant Man because he's kind of an elephant. The lack of imagination sometimes for names in the OT was not like it is now. Other … Continue reading Fan Art Friday! Old school name(s)

The Touch on Mustafar

What these films deal with is the fact that we all have good and evil inside of us and that we can choose which way we want the balance to go. -George Lucas, 1999 Good and evil. Inside all of us. Fighting for the majority stake. If we take Lucas' assertion that the Star Wars … Continue reading The Touch on Mustafar

Fan Art Friday! Naboo Drama

Here we are again...our once-a-month Star Wars coloring book fun between Mei-Mei and I. Be sure to check out Mei-Mei's interpretation of this mandala...looks like we picked similar colors, though slightly different.     I really like the way my picture turned out this time around. I blended lots of colors and tried shading techniques … Continue reading Fan Art Friday! Naboo Drama