You’re probably familiar with Michael Stackpole due to his many BattleTech novels and the popular X-Wing series of Star Wars novels. He’s the rare writer who made the jump from working on role-playing games to a career as a successful novelist. He had some interesting things to say about the new role digital publishing will [...]
Being a Jedi Master seems like a pretty thankless job. For one thing, the retirement benefits suck (“So, when I die, I just get to keep doing this same job forever, except Hayden Christensen might randomly show up?”). Plus, it’s basically inevitable that at some point one of your students is going to turn evil [...]
The Legacy Era in the Star Wars universe is kind of a tough sell. All the classic characters you grew up with are dead, and their descendants are a bunch of brats and losers. Sith lords operate openly, so you can’t swing a womp rat without hitting a Darth. Yet it might be the most [...]
Oh, Leia, even under all those layers and Boushh’s old mask, and even though you spoke perfect Ubese, we all knew it was you sneaking in to Jabba’s palace to rescue Han. Fearless and inventive indeed.