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Path of the Jedi (or the Great and Powerful “Oz”) – Rebels Roundtable #8

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The Star Wars Report’s Rebels Roundtable takes on Path of the Jedi.

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The Star Wars Report’s Rebels Roundtable returns this week to check out the Season 1 episode Path of the Jedi, the eighth “regular” episode in the series’ run.

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(Stabbed through the heart . . . and you’re to blame. Kanan, you give love . . . Ah, nevermind.)

Join Johnathan, Berent, Nathan, and Mark as they discuss the episode. Was Yoda well-used here? What do the visions tell us about Ezra’s mindset? How does this tie into what we know from A New Dawn? Are episodes like this able to shock anyone but children anymore, when so much is obviously imaginary?  All this and more in this episode of Rebels Roundtable

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Empire Day and Gathering Forces (or Go, Ezra; It’s Your Birthday) – Rebels Roundtable #7

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The Star Wars Report’s Rebels Roundtable takes on the show’s first two-parter: Empire Day and Gathering Forces.

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The Star Wars Report’s Rebels Roundtable returns this week to check out the Season 1 episodes Empire Day and Gathering Forces, the sixth and seventh “regular” episodes in the series’ run.

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(“What was that you said about my nose? Say it again. Please.”)

Join Johnathan, Berent, Nathan, and special guest Brock as they discuss the episodes. What do these episodes suggest for the future? How did this make Out of Darkness relevant? How many times can Johnathan catch himself saying something that turns out to be accidentally sexual in nature? All this and more in this episode of Rebels Roundtable(And, yes, Nathan apologizes in advance for certain outtakes . . . )

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Review: Edge of the Galaxy by Jason Fry

Review: Servants of the Empire: Edge of the Galaxy by Jason Fry (or, Imperial Hogwarts)

Edge of the Galaxy, by Jason Fry, is the first book in the new series ‘Servants of the Empire’, and it can easily be summed up in one simple phrase: ‘boy realises Empire is evil’. I can go home now, right? I mean, once that’s done I can stop? Probably best to write a little more. It’s a review, after all. I could probably also add a ‘duh’ on the end of that five word sentence, because really? It’s the Empire! They march around in faceless white armour and dull grey uniforms and ride in fighters that make incredibly annoying screeching sounds that probably causes dogs (space dogs?) to bury their heads in a baby Sarlacc pit. And really, you know something is evil when it upsets dogs, because they’re nature’s Sniffer Outer of Evil.

Yes, that’s totally a thing.

This is what the book is about: people who genuinely believe that the Empire is, ultimately, good. Maybe a little flawed, but good. Before I go further, I should point out that there are minor spoilers for the book and the TV series Rebels from here on out.

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Review: Droids In Distress by Michael Kogge

Review: Droids In Distress by Michael Kogge (or, Something Meta This Way Comes)

Droids In Distress, by Michael Kogge, is an odd one. For me, that is, as a reviewer. The book itself is good, don’t worry about it. Droids In Distress is a direct translation – from the perspective of Ezra – of the TV series Star Wars: Rebels. Which puts me in a rather odd position. Should I review the story of the episodes? Should I review how the book conveys the story of the episodes? Should I review just the book as its own entity?  And there’s the meta aspect of it all: since the book is an adaptation of a TV show, I’m essentially reviewing a synopsis in a book of a TV episode that’s on TV. Okay, I’m slightly confused now. Is this what it’s like to be in the Matrix?

That’s nice, Morpheus, but have you got any headache tablets?

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