The Mandolorian:  The Child in Us All

  From the first look at those waggling ears and huge innocent eyes, I was hooked. He’s called the child, but I have a feeling the name Baby Yoda is the one that will stick. Who would have imagined this little bundle of innocence would have resonated with so many people, even outside of fandom? …

Rise of Skywalker: We Never Go Alone

  By G.P. Avants We are back in the galaxy far far away. From moments after the iconic crawl. Kylo Ren is wreaking havoc afraid that his First Order dynasty is about to be stolen from him. While at the same time he fights with his force attraction to Rey. The line between love and…

The Imperial System

  By G. P. Avants    There is a theme in Star Wars that reminds us how temporary life is and what really lies behind the things we see. In that galaxy far far away order and the management of chaos has come at a great price. The Empire’s Imperial system is in order to…

EnFORCEing Destiny

By G. P. Avants Okay, this is a piece in a short series for my fellow Star Wars fans who were warm, indifferent, or downright “Sithfully” seething about the direction the Last Jedi took. So, I am surprised, but not really shocked that not everyone agreed with Disney’s director, Rian Johnson did with the Star…

Child in a Mask 

  By G.P. Avants   Emulation. Being a copycat. These are things we have all done. Who wants to stand out when your goal is to fit in? I know personally growing up shy and lacking confidence, I often acted the part so I would not make a fool of myself. Can anyone else relate?…

A Powerful Ally;The Living Force (Part V)

Everybody has their own opinion of George Lucas’s Prequel movies (Episodes I, II, III) to the original Star Wars films. And some of those comments are all the same, from CGI usage to our poor friend Jar Jar Binks. There are a few things that we as Star Wars fans can take from those movies…