Book Review: From a Certain Point of View(2017)

I've been meaning to get my hands on this book for a while, as it is a collection of short stories set around the end of Rogue One and continuing to the end of A New Hope.  A lot of the material is familiar to a die-hard Star Wars fan, and the stories themselves are … Continue reading Book Review: From a Certain Point of View(2017)

Book Review: Red Harvest(2010) by Joe Schreiber

Another story set in the Star Wars Expanded Universe, now known as Legends.  This book serves as the prequel to 2009's Death Troopers. This novel is set in the Old Republic era, during the uneasy truce between the Sith and the Old Republic.  It focuses on the deranged experiments of Darth Scabrous, as he seeks … Continue reading Book Review: Red Harvest(2010) by Joe Schreiber

Star Wars Episode 7: Watching The Force Awakens With My Kids

This weekend I continued introducing my kids to the Star Wars saga.  We've watched the entire original trilogy, along with episodes 1 and 2.  I've noticed that I enjoy what I had previously viewed as the weaker entries in the series more when I've watched it with them.  Their enthusiasm is infectious! The movie started … Continue reading Star Wars Episode 7: Watching The Force Awakens With My Kids

There Ain’t No Birthday Like a Tokyo Disney Spooky Boo Birthday!

Two days ago my son turned 5.  So, taking the opportunity to do something crazy for his birthday(other than taking him to Japan), we took the whole family to Tokyo Disney. The morning began simply enough.  We got up with the sun, ate, and made our way quickly to the train station.  It was an … Continue reading There Ain’t No Birthday Like a Tokyo Disney Spooky Boo Birthday!

Thrawn #6

The conclusion to Jody Houser and Luke Ross's adaptation of Timothy Zahn's Thrawn novel. The Cover The cover features Thrawn front and center in his trademark white uniform.  His fleet is off to the side.  In the background looming over him are Vader and The Emperor.  The cover is smooth and crisp, like an officer's … Continue reading Thrawn #6

Thrawn #5

Only one issue left after this. The series begins to build to its close, and for the first time in the run, takes place immediately in the aftermath of the previous issue.  We also get to see Governor Pryce make her return to the series. The Cover The cover, done by Paul Renaud, features Thrawn … Continue reading Thrawn #5