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[YT] How Powerful Is Expanded Universe Luke Skywalker (Scoundrel’s Cantina)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKyd7Eg0fuQ It is opined that there are two kinds of high-powered characters in stories - Gary/Mary Sues and superheros... but I would say there are those kinds of characters who do become highly empowered over a believably long span of time. Their power and agency are understandable because of the effort and time that had… Continue reading [YT] How Powerful Is Expanded Universe Luke Skywalker (Scoundrel’s Cantina)

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[opinion] What Star Wars Disney Can Learn From TV Tokyo’s Boruto

[Warning: Will Contain Spoilers!] Something that is hard for us to recognize nowadays is that the literature we call "classic", such as Chaucer's Canterbury Tales or Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, were, during their times, popular forms of culture. With that perspective in mind, when we look at current stories, myths, and cultural products, we have to… Continue reading [opinion] What Star Wars Disney Can Learn From TV Tokyo’s Boruto

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[YT][posting][response] “China Hates SJW Star Wars” Provides Food for Thought

https://youtu.be/Aok3R_vHV0Y This is pretty legit. After spending eight-and-a-half years in China, I have gained some insight into current Chinese Mainland culture, which should not be confused with other Asian nations and cultures, including Taiwan and Hong Kong. In a previous post where I discussed some commentaries regarding Solo's flop and China's poor showing, I also… Continue reading [YT][posting][response] “China Hates SJW Star Wars” Provides Food for Thought