Amidala and Palpatine

I always loved Queen Amidala. She got me through some tough times as a bullied pre-teen as I saw her as a strong, dominating figure. There are two scenes in particular that I think often goes unnoticed by fans, and I'd like to bring our attention to it. In TPM, Palpatine is pressuring Amidala to give … Continue reading Amidala and Palpatine

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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

Why TPM is Important, Again

I have a bone to pick with Rod Hilton, the creator of the Machete Order. If you cut out TPM from the order, people will ALWAYS have questions about Anakin's past. I agree that it is not necessarily super important for the plot. You can squish the few necessary storylines from TPM into AOTC or … Continue reading Why TPM is Important, Again

My Daughter & Star Wars

"How are you going to introduce Star Wars to your kid?" As soon as I announced my pregnancy, that was one of the most common questions people asked me. And it baffled me. Is this really a concern? Before I was even thinking about babies, I wrote a post about it, and in my naive … Continue reading My Daughter & Star Wars

Fan Art Friday! The First Page

I thought this was a very unique picture. For one, it's the first page in the entire coloring book...and it's Darth Maul! Who also appeared in the Episode I, or, the first page of the Star Wars saga. Oh, I am so witty. I liked this picture...I focused on dry, dying colors as I cannot … Continue reading Fan Art Friday! The First Page