Leia Organa's commitment to the cause placed her at the heart of the Rebellion, the Republic and the Resistance.
Her uncanny ability to predict the actions of enemies and allies alike made her essential, but the Alliance treated her warily, concerned she might manipulate its forces for her own ends. ... Operation Rogue One remains controversial; critics note that Organa sacrificed the entire volunteer cadre, hundreds of troops and much of the Alliance fleet to acquire Designation Stardust intelligence, and that its ultimate success owed itself to her activation of a Jedi asset, Obi-Wan Kenobi, as she was captured by Imperial forces. Indeed, the coincidences behind her subsequent escape and organization of the defense of Yavin IV have been ascribed to the Force, singular tactical genius or pure luck – all ideologically fraught options.
Thrawn begins the backstory of Grand Admiral Thrawn, perhaps the most fearsome non-Force user in the Empire. Timothy Zahn’s Heir the the Empire series introduced Grand Admiral Thrawn. The blue-skinned, red-eyed, master of strategy and tactics inspired decades of speculation and debate. Then Star Wars Rebels re-introduced Grand Admiral Thrawn as the super villain intended […]
Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic is one of the most beloved video games of all time. Ride along as I miserably stumble my way through an award-winning game 16 years after its release. There is some great Star Wars backstory left forgotten by all but the most knowing fans! We can uncover it, […]
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