The Rebel Alliance had no way of winning with might against the Death Star. They had to turn the tables on the Empire and leverage their advantages.
Needless to say, the Skywalker siblings were not impressed when they first saw the Millennium Falcon. That was somewhat intentional by Han Solo.
The threat and reality of death was always present in Jesus' life. When he was a newborn, his family needed to escape to Egypt so he would not be killed by Herod the Great.
“Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid.” Han Solo said this in Star Wars as Luke Skywalker tried to defend the Force and the Jedi way. Han wasn’t having any of it. He’d seen the Empire rule by force, so what was going to change that?
The Star Destroyer, the featured ship in the iconic opening scene of Star Wars. In The Empire Strikes Back, Star Destroyers come together, due to Darth Vader in pursuit of Luke Skywalker, and we are treated to one of the iconic themes of the saga.
Watching the Star Wars trilogy it's easy to wonder how the Empire stayed in power with the Stormtroopers as their enforcement.
After taking a hiatus in 2014, I am blogging the LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar again. This is my third time, and I thought it would be appropriate with the new Star Wars movie coming out later this month. Each day, I riff a little bit on a (perceived) connection between Advent and whatever the... Continue Reading →
When the Battle of Endor commenced, the Ewoks adapted quickly to the reality of the battle's environment and technology in a winning effort.
Bright Tree Village was the home to Ewoks on Endor. When the Empire decided to use Endor as their base of operations to build the second Death Star, they did so thinking the Ewoks were beneath them.