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Dragon Con Announcement Party for the Star of Guardians

Filmscope Entertainment and Margaret Weis Productions will be attending Dragon Con to host an Announcement Party for Star of the Guardians.

Filmscope Entertainment and Margaret Weis Productions are presenting a Morning Tea Party at Dragon Con, on Friday, September 4, to reveal some amazing Star of the Guardians news. Media and special guests are invited to attend the event, which will be held in the Vinings Room, Hyatt Atlanta, Friday, September 4, at 10 am. The theme will be Royal Devonshire Tea, and attending guests will receive a limited edition gift as well as enjoying the delights of scones, tea and coffee.


Star of the Guardians is a series of galactic fantasy novels written by Margaret and includes The Lost King, King’s Test, King’s Sacrifice and Ghost Legion. The series received wide popular support and has become a classic of the genre.

Deidre Kitcher from Filmscope Entertainment commented, “We’re very excited to be part of this up and coming project. As a long time fan of Margaret Weis and her work, I am personally delighted that she has embraced this new direction for what she considers her favorite book series.”

Margaret Weis commented, “Working with Diedre and Filmscope to bring my vision to life has been a joy. I look forward to sharing with all the fans.”

Filmscope is a West Australian production company that has made three feature films in the last five years including, The Reckoning (2013), Needle (2011) and Crush (2009).

Margaret Weis Productions (MWP) is an award-winning publisher of tabletop roleplaying games. They are best known for their licensed games created from the worlds of Dragonlance, Serenity, Supernatural, Battlestar Galactica, Smallville, Leverage,Marvel and Firefly RPGs. Based in Wisconsin, MWP has been bringing games to fans since 2005.

To reserve your gift and space at the Announcement Party, or to schedule an interview, please email the project’s publicist, Jaym Gates, at, no later than August 28, 2015.  

Dragon Con Night at the Georgia Aquarium

Dragon Con Night at the Georgia Aquarium Promises an Ocean of Undersea Fun
Yaya Han Hosts All New Costume Competition, The Chôsen

Dragon Con, Atlanta’s internationally known pop culture, fantasy, sci-fi and gaming convention, takes over The Georgia Aquarium on Saturday night, September 5 for a cosplay competition and party hosted by leading cosplayer Yaya Han.

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Dragon Con Celebrates the Stars of Television and Movies


Actors from Star Trek, Star Wars, 2001 Space Odyssey and The Hobbit trilogy will be on hand, joined by the stars of Arrow, Game of Thrones, The Flash, Sleepy Hollow as well as True Blood and Warehouse 13.

Sesame Street Meets Peachtree When Top Puppeteers Arrive

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Could Darth Vader and Obi-wan Meet Again?


One of the most powerful moments in Revenge of the Sith is the showdown between Anakin Skywalker and Obi-wan Kenobi on Mustafar.  This confrontation is bookended with their final meeting onboard the Death Star twenty years later.  As far as we’ve been told these characters never met in the intervening years, but could they have?

While talking to Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader tells him that “Obi-wan once thought as you do.”  However, when the prequel trilogy came around and the two friends met on Mustafar, it was Padme not Obi-wan who spoke of the good inside the newly christened Darth Vader.  Obi-wan did not seem to make any mention of the good still inside Anakin/Vader.  Of course when the original trilogy was being produced, Padme as a character didn’t exist, but that still doesn’t explain the disconnect.

What if the former master and apprentice were to meet again at some point in the intervening years between Mustafar and the Death Star?


We don’t know much about Obi-wan’s time on Tatooine in seclusion.  The Legends era EU has very few stories about Old Ben’s time beyond the Dune Sea.  The new canon recently published a story of Obi-wan fending off Jabba’s thugs when Luke was a boy.  That’s still only a matter of days out of the nearly 20 years he was in hiding.

I’ve worked on the assumption that Obi-wan thought he was leaving Anakin to die on Mustafar, if he was not already dead after the amputation and immolation.  Is it possible that Obi-wan left Tatooine after finding out that Darth Vader still lived?  If the two faced again, Obi-wan may have tried to talk Anakin back to the light, unable to bring himself to try and kill his brother for a second time.

The only problem I have with this theory is that if they were to fight again, I don’t see any scenario where Vader would allow Obi-wan to walk away.  Even if he was beaten again, Vader’s hatred for Obi-wan would seem to be too strong to let him live.


During their final fight onboard the Death Star, Vader steps on Obi-wan’s cloak as if he is testing it to see if it was merely a trick.  Could Obi-wan have evaded Vader with a simple disappearing trick before?

This discussion quickly becomes wild speculation and potential fan fiction.  The amount of evidence supporting another confrontation between Darth Vader and Obi-wan is limited at best.  I know some people complained about the amount of times Anakin and Dooku faced off in the Clone Wars series, so it is possible that too many fights can lessen the dramatic effect on the story.  You can have too much of a good thing.

With the Star Wars Anthology films the door is open to this kind of story, I know they would have my $10 easily.