Palpatine’s Game of Chess

I was in the process of doing a Vader vs. Sidious showdown post when a thought struck me. Clearly Sidious would win, there’s no doubt. Then how come he didn’t? The more I write on my blog, the more I realize how much of a master manipulator Palpatine really is. In simple terms: he maintained … Continue reading Palpatine’s Game of Chess


Scene it on Friday – ROTS Scene #100

Gosh, I cannot remember this scene at all.  Did it even happen?  It sounds vaguely familiar, but I’m not as knowledgeable on the Prequels as I would like to be…especially lately.  I feel like somehow, in the last year-ish, my Prequel knowledge has been slowly slipping away.  Often I’ll look at scenes like this thinking…did … Continue reading Scene it on Friday – ROTS Scene #100

“Not As Certain As Being Left Behind…”

I recently read Kelly’s post on not breaking your word a few days ago and now I can’t stop thinking about friendship.  What set me off on my maniacal thinking spree, and you can see from my comments on her post, was the relationship between Samwise Gamgee and Frodo Baggins in the Lord of the … Continue reading “Not As Certain As Being Left Behind…”