With the return of The Clone Wars, we're taking a look at some key figures in this seventh season who may be a bit lesser known to Star Wars fans. Because of this, some might need a refresher of who these people are! Today, we're looking at Admiral Trench, who was a looming threat in [...]
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Everything we know about what Admiral Ackbar was up to after the Battle of Endor
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Who is Wat Tambor?
Jedi Master Luke Skywalker’s explanation of the Force to one of his students makes a ton of sense
In The Rise of Kylo Ren #3, written by Charles Soule and illustrated by Will Sliney, we get some flashbacks to Jedi Master Luke Skywalker training his students at his Jedi Temple. The students in focus in this issue are (obviously) Ben Solo, as well as Voe, Hennix, and Tai. These three students were away [...]
Everything we know about what Wedge Antilles was up to after the Battle of Endor
[Update: This article has been updated to include Wedge's appearance in The Rise of Skywalker but otherwise remains the same as originally published!] So far, the Star Wars sequel trilogy has brought back many of the beloved and familiar faces from the original trilogy, including Leia Organa, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Chewbacca, R2-D2, C-3PO, Admiral [...]
Why Leia Organa is the strongest character in Star Wars
Strength can be defined in a number of ways. Some use it to denote physical force, but it can also mean strength of the will, an emotional fortitude to weather even the toughest circumstances of life. If we take the latter meaning, then I'm convinced that Leia Organa is the strongest character in the Star [...]
The best of Star Wars in 2018: End of year awards!
Why did Leia Organa need to start the Resistance anyway?
The Force Awakens was intended to thrust the audience right into the sequel trilogy, attempting to explain just enough backstory to inform audiences about what had transpired over the past three decades since the Battle of Endor but not delving deep into the political structure of the New Republic. I assume this was intentional, since [...]
Do we have an idea as to what happened to Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber?
The only time in The Last Jedi that Luke Skywalker uses his green lightsaber is in a flashback. When at the end of the movie he appears on Crait as a Force projection, Luke is using the iconic blue Skywalker lightsaber - which, of course, had previously been destroyed in the film, another indication that [...]
Explaining the map to Luke Skywalker: Why its absence in The Last Jedi isn’t a plot hole
Though Luke Skywalker appeared in The Force Awakens for just a brief, non-speaking cameo appearance at the end, it would not be incorrect to assert that he is one of the most prominent figures throughout the film. The opening crawl makes this very clear, with the very first words we read to start the sequel [...]