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…

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…

Star Wars: Lando, Vols 1 – 5, Recap & Review

In the Original Trilogy, one character rises almost overnight into a role of great responsibility and authority.  It’s not Luke Skywalker nor Han Solo, but a city administrator in an out of the way gas mining colony: Lando Calrissian.  Lando, played to perfection by Billy Dee Williams, was introduced in The Empire Strikes Back and…