Dave Filoni has a really great take comparing Luke Skywalker to Frodo

Dave Filoni has a really great take comparing Luke Skywalker to Frodo

The Art of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was released recently, written as always by Phil Szostak, and as has been the fashion with these very interesting books, it begins by looking at the end of the previous film. This is done to prevent spoilers from leaking, and so this book begins by looking [...]

Apparently J.J. Abrams considered bringing Palpatine back in The Force Awakens

Apparently J.J. Abrams considered bringing Palpatine back in The Force Awakens

At Star Wars Celebration last year, when it was first revealed that Sheev Palpatine would be returning in The Rise of Skywalker, Lucasfilm President Kathy Kennedy said that the idea had been in the works for a long time. Apparently a recent interview that Roger Guyett, the film's visual effects supervisor, did with Cinefex revealed [...]

Star Wars Adventures episode pays tribute to General Leia Organa!

Star Wars Adventures episode pays tribute to General Leia Organa!

Star Wars Adventures recently returned for a second season, and I'll be exploring more about that in future articles. They're slowly rolling out new episodes on the Star Wars Kids Youtube channel each week, and they're pretty cool. But one in particular stood out to me so far, and it's the one about General Leia [...]

The Rise of Skywalker novelization reveals that Allegiant General Pryde was loyal to Palpatine all along

The Rise of Skywalker novelization reveals that Allegiant General Pryde was loyal to Palpatine all along

One of the most significant new characters introduced in The Rise of Skywalker was Allegiant General Pryde, a brand new officer in the First Order. The film pits Pryde against General Hux, while also making it clear that Pryde outranked Hux in the First Order hierarchy. But after Supreme Leader Kylo Ren turned back to [...]

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 [...]