2018 is definitely a year to celebrate characters like Han Solo, Lando Calrissian and Chewbacca. With Solo: A Star Wars Story being released in May, as well as a flurry of books/comics to accommodate the film, the stories of our favourite smugglers continue with the release of Star Wars: Last Show by Daniel Jose Older.Continue reading “Star Wars: Last Shot – Book Review”
Writing a review for a book of a film can always be difficult as it’s hard to establish whether you’re actually reviewing the content of the book, or the film itself. The good thing about the expanded editions is that readers get an insight into more than what is shown in the films, whether it’s deleted scenes or extended conversations from the movie.Continue reading “Solo: A Star Wars Story (Expanded Edition) – Book Review”
Temiri Blagg, a Force-sensitive male, was a child who lived a forlorn existence working as a stable hand in the Canto Casino during the First Order–Resistance war. He was part of a team of urchins—children abandoned on the planet Cantonica as a result of gambling losses—who oversaw the racing fathiers of Canto Bight under the management of Bargwill Tomder. In 34 ABY, he briefly encountered the Resistance operatives Rose Tico and Finn, who were attempting to evade the officers of the Canto Bight Police Department. Finn and Tico ultimately escaped Canto Bight with the help of Blagg and his fellow urchins, who released the fathiers from the stables, resulting in the animals stampeding through the city and escaping into the desert.Continue reading “Temirlan Blaev Interview – Temiri Blagg”
Set before the events of SOLO: A Star Wars Story, readers are introduced to the infamous lives of the White Worms, the sewer dwelling criminals that owe their lives to Lady Proxima.
Han and Qi’ra are scumrats living in the Corellian sewers, working for Grindalid crime lord Lady Proxima. The pair have been tasked with two separate missions by Lady Proxima which could result in either of them being given the role of Head of the White Worms, Lady Proxima’s gang.Continue reading “Star Wars: Most Wanted – Book Review”
Leia Organa is one of the most iconic characters in the Star Wars franchise, if not films entirely. As a leader of the Rebel Alliance and now the Resistance, Leia has been fighting for freedom all her life.Continue reading “Leia: Princess of Alderaan – Book Review”
Kado Oquoné was a human male who served as a captain in the Alliance to Restore the Republic during the Galactic Civil War. During the Battle of Scarif, Oquoné was in command of the Sphyrna-class corvette Lightmaker.
After his ship was damaged he took it away from the line of fire to guard the line of retreat. Late in the battle, Admiral Raddus ordered Oquoné to ram his corvette into the side of a disabled Star Destroyer, causing it to crash into the second Star Destroyer and then into the Shield Gate protecting Scarif. This disabled the Gate and allowed the Rebels on Scarif to transmit the Death Star plans to Raddus. The Lightmaker, along with its skeleton crew was destroyed in the crash. Oquoné’s actions resulted in the capture of the Death Star plans by the Rebels, which were later used to exploit a weakness in the battle station and destroy it during the Battle of Yavin.Continue reading “Angus Wright Interview – Kado Oquoné”