Fun fact: the New Republic ruled for longer than the Galactic Empire did

Fun fact: the New Republic ruled for longer than the Galactic Empire did

For some fans, the sequel trilogy highlights the failure of the heroes from the original trilogy. In their minds, the fact that the sequel trilogy so quickly disposes with the New Republic is a sure sign that the original heroes failed. Ok, sure. That is a part of it, because the sequel trilogy is about [...]

Age of Resistance comic shows Poe Dameron (unknowingly) meeting Amilyn Holdo before he joined the Resistance

Age of Resistance comic shows Poe Dameron (unknowingly) meeting Amilyn Holdo before he joined the Resistance

Poe Dameron is a hero of the Resistance, but before that he was a Commander in the New Republic Defense Fleet. He commanded Rapier Squadron, and the recent Age of Resistance comic showed us a mission that the Squadron once rushed into - and on the last page of the issue, it featured a significant [...]

Five things we learned from the first half of Resistance season one

Five things we learned from the first half of Resistance season one

We're at the halfway point of the first season of Star Wars: Resistance, and the show has been really impressive so far.  I have thoroughly enjoyed it, and it has also revealed more information about the state of the galaxy in the sequel trilogy era. With that in mind, I thought it would be interesting [...]

Star Wars: Resistance revealed an important tidbit about many New Republic Senators

Star Wars: Resistance revealed an important tidbit about many New Republic Senators

In the final episode of Star Wars: Resistance before the show takes a midseason break, "Station Theta Black," we learned some pretty intriguing information about why some New Republic Senators don't take the threat of the First Order seriously: money. We have long known that General Leia Organa was one of few people in the [...]

Star Wars Resistance: “The Recruit” review

Star Wars Resistance: “The Recruit” review

Star Wars: Resistance premiered on Sunday night with an hour-long episode titled, "The Recruit." It was a terrific debut for the show, one that in my opinion rivals the premieres of the previous Star Wars animated series.  I loved the storyline, loved the introduction to the characters, and loved the animation.  All in all, I [...]

Why did Leia Organa need to start the Resistance anyway?

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 [...]