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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Emasculating Poe

I was wandering the internet the other day and stumbled upon a section of fans, mostly male, who were furious over Vice Admiral Holdo's treatment of Poe. Namely, that she didn't tell him her plans for escaping the First Order and that she "belittled" him and "emasculated" him. Which made me wonder - if the … Continue reading Emasculating Poe

Raw Format Posts

I disappeared for a while. And I’m not sure I’m back. My life got really, really shitty for a few months and I couldn’t think of one more thing, even blogging about Star Wars was too much effort. I didn’t abandon Star Wars – in fact, during this time I think I listened to more … Continue reading Raw Format Posts

Why Rey Should Not Fall in Love

If you follow this blog with any kind of regularity (which there has been none since I had my daughter), you’ll know how much I adore Rey. I like her so much that it blinded me to all faults within TFA when the movie first came out. I named my daughter’s middle name, Rey, because … Continue reading Why Rey Should Not Fall in Love

Lately, an Inundation of Characters

I’ve come to a slow realization over the past few days regarding the characters in the Prequels, the Original Trilogy, and now the Sequel Trilogy (is that what we’re still calling it? I don’t even know). I feel like the further away we get from the Original Trilogy, the more superfluous characters have become. In … Continue reading Lately, an Inundation of Characters