Finn // Han

In all of Solo, it's rubbed in our face that Han is a "good" person. As an audience, we are led to believe that had he not been presented the situations he was in, he would have turned out alright. More than alright: a kind, goodhearted person. He is juxtaposed against Tobias Beckett and at … Continue reading Finn // Han

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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

Haiku Me Friday! Naboo

Before the Prequels, my favorite planet was Endor. I remember there being a lot of speculation about Alderaan because of Leia’s love for it…but I liked the forest moon of Endor. There’s something so majestic about towering trees and I loved that the Ewoks lived high up in them. But when the Prequels came out, … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Naboo

Haiku Me Friday! Rebellion, Resistance, and Semantics, oh my!

For July, my topic is the Rebellion and Resistance. Today, however, I want to look at the semantics of these two words and take a larger view at them. According to the Oxford English Dictionary (my favorite!), rebellion and resistance are defined as: Rebellion - The action or process of resisting authority, control, or convention. Resistance … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Rebellion, Resistance, and Semantics, oh my!

Nature vs. Nurture

Let’s discuss something that has never been discussed before in the history of humankind or Star Wars: Nature vs. Nurture. (yes, that was sarcasm) My husband said to me the other day, “I wish I could have known your grandfather. I feel like he is to blame for a lot of your controlling tendencies.” That … Continue reading Nature vs. Nurture