PODCAST INTERVIEW: Before the Awakening – SWR #202


An interview with Greg Rucka, Finn, Rey, and Poe: Before the Awakening, as well as a look at Shattered Empire, Smuggler’s Run, and a glimpse at the inner workings of the Story Group, all this and more on this week’s episode of The Star Wars Report! beforetheawakening

Mark had a chance to check out Greg Rucka’s new book Before the Awakening and sit down to chat all about it with the author!Greg Rucka

This week’s topics include:

  • Which was your favorite story to write?
  • Insight into how the Story Group operates
  • The new feel of the First Order, and how its like and unlike what came before.
  • Tie ins to Shattered Empire
  • Space combat akin to Rogue and Wraith Squadrons
  • A glimpse at General Leia and the state of the Resistance
  • Rey’s tale brought the emotion
  • Poe’s tale brings the action
  • Finn’s tale brings the conflict
  • What’s it like sitting on TFA’s story for so long?
  • Why does Mark think every fan should check out Before the Awakening
  • a 15 minute interview turned into nearly 50 minutes of gold!

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  • Hulio Culio

    Best star wars interview in a long time. so insightful…loved it!