The Rise of Skywalker novelization explains how Palpatine copied the secret to immorality from Plagueis… and that Luke thought it was a lie

The Rise of Skywalker novelization explains how Palpatine copied the secret to immorality from Plagueis… and that Luke thought it was a lie

One of the very interesting aspects of The Rise of Skywalker novelization, written by Rae Carson, was how it explained further Palpatine's return. I'll be writing about this more in-depth soon, but today I want to focus on this aspect of it: Darth Plagueis's secret to immortality was finally revealed! But first, let me ask [...]

The top seven scenes The Rise of Skywalker novelization featured that weren’t in the film

The top seven scenes The Rise of Skywalker novelization featured that weren’t in the film

The Rise of Skywalker novelization was recently released, and author Rae Carson did an incredible job at capturing the film in writing, while adding tons of fun details, helpful insights, and exciting answers. It's a great read, and I highly recommend it. I'll be breaking down plenty of stuff from it in the coming days, [...]

The Rise of Skywalker novelization apparently reveals that Palpatine’s son was a clone!

The Rise of Skywalker novelization apparently reveals that Palpatine’s son was a clone!

Rae Carson's novelization for The Rise of Skywalker officially releases on March 17, but parts of it have hit the internet early. Included in that was the big but not crazy reveal that Palpatine's spirit occupied a clone body in the film. That meant that there were two clones in the film (in Palpatine and [...]

Ten things we learned about Star Wars: The High Republic!

Ten things we learned about Star Wars: The High Republic!

Yesterday, we finally found out what Project Luminous was all about, as it was announced that a massive publishing initiative will begin this August exploring the High Republic era of Star Wars. There was a lot of information released, and a cool video was published by Star Wars explaining a lot of this, which you [...]

New Star Wars novel to explore Poe Dameron’s backstory before the sequel trilogy!

New Star Wars novel to explore Poe Dameron’s backstory before the sequel trilogy!

Polygon today revealed that a brand new Star Wars novel is coming later this year about Poe Dameron, entitled Star Wars: Poe Dameron: Free Fall! The book will be written by Star Wars newcomer Alex Segura and is set to be released on August 4, 2020. Here's the official description for the novel that was [...]

We’ve only heard the term “High Republic” twice in Star Wars… and it’s very interesting where they appeared

We’ve only heard the term “High Republic” twice in Star Wars… and it’s very interesting where they appeared

Recently, Making Star Wars' Jason Ward reported that the next series of Star Wars films will be set in the "High Republic" era! According to Ward, the High Republic era will be set around 400 years before the events of the Skywalker saga. He also said that Project Luminous, a mysterious collaboration between a number [...]

We now have a much better idea of the timeline of the lead-up to the Star Wars sequel trilogy

We now have a much better idea of the timeline of the lead-up to the Star Wars sequel trilogy

Now that the sequel trilogy has concluded, we're finally getting a lot more clarity as to the timeline of what was happening in-between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, particularly as it pertains to the events and characters of the sequel trilogy. Thankfully, Pablo Hidalgo's Visual Dictionary for The Rise of Skywalker places [...]

The best of Star Wars in 2019: End of year awards!

The best of Star Wars in 2019: End of year awards!

With 2019 over, let’s take a look back at the best moments from Star Wars over the past calendar year, giving out several awards.  We’ll hand out the hardware for best film, best show, best book, best comic, best comic arc, best episode, best game, best song, best hero, best villain, best performance, biggest surprise, [...]

“Journey to The Rise of Skywalker: Spark of The Resistance” book review

“Journey to The Rise of Skywalker: Spark of The Resistance” book review

The first book in the Journey to The Rise of Skywalker line was released on Force Friday: Spark of the Resistance, written by Justina Ireland with illustrations by Phil Noto. The book is set post-The Last Jedi and focuses on Rey, Poe, Rose, and BB-8 responding to a request for help from the people of [...]