As much fun as the old Expanded Universe, now called Legends, was and as much as I loved it it’s fair to say that it had its fair share of problems. Among these were an over-saturation of stories that took place in a small time frame as well as a tendency to rely on the […]
Guests from Star Trek, Rogue One, Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, Guardians of the Galaxy, Dr. Who, Marvel’s Daredevil and other top television shows and movies shine brightly at Dragon Con.
Click here for Part 1 and here for a history and introduction to the Hero’s Journey. Stage 2: Rey’s Initiation “A hero ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonder: fabulous forces are there encountered and a decisive victory is won: the hero comes back from this mysterious adventure […]
NOTE: For a history and breakdown of the Hero’s Journey concept see my prologue article, The Hero’s Path. This examination of Rey’s Journey will mainly follow Christopher Vogler’s outline of the Hero’s Journey—with several of Campbell’s steps mentioned. It will also follow the chronological plot of the film, rather than a strictly linear outline of […]
It was at the International Star Wars Fandom panel, early Saturday morning, to be precise. Now, it’s not an earth-shattering thing, certainly, and con-goers will have learned this long before some halfwit writing pretentious long-form did so. But please forgive me, I’m new to this world. Celebration Europe 2016 was not just my first Celebration, […]
I’m cheap. I love to travel. I love Star Wars. Somehow I was able to accommodate all of these seemingly competing interests and pull off an affordable trip to Star Wars Celebration Europe in London. Here’s how I did it.