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Saturday, December 17, 2016

Rogue One: The Background Story

The most anticipated movie of the year hit the theaters this week:  Rogue One:  A Star Wars Story!! I was so excited to see this movie, and I know that many of you are, too!  We fell in love with Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker many years ago in that galaxy far, far away... And Rogue One is going to fill in a vital piece of that Saga, and get us right to the moment when Princess Leia beckons Her Only Hope!

If you want to know more about the background of the movie and what led up to the very desperate moments of Rogue One, here's how:

Thursday, December 15, 2016

2017 Jedi Training!

The re-imagined Jedi Training has been updated with characters from Star Wars Rebels and a new stage show that really brings an excitement to this attraction.  If you want to be a part of this remarkable experience, follow these tips of the Force:



Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Star Wars: Betrayal - A Review


I am watching Star Wars: The Force Awakens as I relive my latest book, Star Wars, Legacy of the Force: Betrayal.   I chose this book on purpose:  to find some of the mystery behind Ben's dilemma in the Force Awakens as to why he would leave the call to the Light and receive the power of the Darkness.  I want to now more about what happened.  Why?  Why would he kill his Dad? Of course we know that all the books before The Force Awakens are not Canon anymore.  A new story is being built; a new world being woven with the movies.  Still, I think we can look back at the sagas to find the future of the movies.  The new world of Star Wars can't help but be influenced by those artist that came before.

So, I chose Betrayal to start looking for clues.  Even though Han and Leia's children are Jacen and Jaina, and Luke's son is Ben, we find Han's Jacen still at the center of the story.  Jacen, a Jedi Knight, taught by Luke Skywalker, is training Ben, as an apprentice.   In the midst of a building Galactic Conflict, Jacen and Ben are working through cryptic clues to find a murderer.  A murderer who holds a Dark Secret and lures Jacen into questioning the truth of the Light.  The Dark Temptress tells Jacen to train his mind to listen to other facets of the Force that he was taught to ignore; that his