Ahsoka by E.K. Johnston – Review

The Clone Wars first arrived as a theatrically released movie, which preceded the show’s television debut by approximately two months.  It returned fans to the era of the prequel trilogy films, then, as now, still a topic which provokes emotional responses among fans (good and bad) and began the process of carving out a significant chunk…

Riffing on Star Wars: #22 – I am no Jedi.

For fans of The Clone Wars the season finale of Rebels’ second season ended in the fan equivalent of high octane adrenaline being injected straight into the heart. Why?  It brought together master and apprentice, Anakin Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano.  Their friendship and partnership was a driving force throughout the The Clone Wars series and…

Dark Disciple by Christie Golden – Review

When the The Clone Wars debuted, it introduced two female characters to offset the male dominated focus one would expect from a side of villainy that was exclusively male and a protagonist heroic side which was almost exclusively male.  One was the now beloved Ahsoka Tano, an apprentice and padawan to Anakin Skywalker, and the other…

Why Ahsoka Tano Lived.

Of all the Jedi characters introduced or represented in The Clone Wars television show, only one had a fate left undetermined when the show was brought to a sudden end by the Lucasfilm acquisition by Disney.  That character was Ahsoka Tano.  In the final season of the show, after being accused of betraying the Jedi…

Star Wars: Rebels – Twilight of the Apprentice

Ahsoka lives? Ezra is seduced to the Dark Side? These were the major questions for fans prior to the airing of “Twilight of the Apprentice,” the Rebels’ Season Two finale. There was an attempt to make a bit of a big deal over the return of Darth Maul, but the slayer of Qui-Gon Jin genuinely…