Alphabet Squadron by Alexander Freed Book Review

WARNING! THIS POST MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS! YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED. Firstly, I would like to thank Penguin Random House for sending a copy of ‘Alphabet Squadron’ for review. When it was announced that Alexander Freed was writing a novel about a squadron of pilots set after Return of the Jedi I was extremely excited andContinue reading “Alphabet Squadron by Alexander Freed Book Review”

Life Debt Podcast LVI – Clusterfudge 4: The Rise of Clusterfudge

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week I talk about the Star Wars Celebration news, my thoughts on the Dark Side, inspired by @Wtforceshow, rumoured ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ Lego sets and ‘The Phantom Menace’ novelisation by Terry Brooks as well as aContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast LVI – Clusterfudge 4: The Rise of Clusterfudge”

#Collection Corner – Rumoured TROS Lego Sets

WARNING! POTENTIAL ‘THE RISE OF SKYWALKER’ SPOILERS! YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED! The rumours have begun… with a distinct lack of updates on Star Wars Lego for a while (other than the upcoming game) I’ve been speculating on what we will be getting come October in terms of sets from ‘ The Rise of Skywalker’. Well,Continue reading “#Collection Corner – Rumoured TROS Lego Sets”

Speculation: The Roadmap of The Rise of Skywalker

WARNING! POSSIBLE SPOILERS AHEAD! I’ve been thinking a lot about the rumoured ‘Flash Fights’ that Jason Ward reported on at MAKING STAR WARS that has Rey and Kylo duelling after the TIE Fighter flip from the teaser trailer and the locations changing around them, which I also wonder that is being teased in the recentContinue reading “Speculation: The Roadmap of The Rise of Skywalker”

Balancing The Force 3: The Prophecy Conundrum

WARNING! MASTER AND APPRENTICE AND RUMOURED EPISODE IX SPOILERS AHEAD! Thank you Claudia Grey! The inclusion of so many Jedi Prophecies in ‘Master and Apprentice’ has given us all a lot to think about, and with that thinking I’ve decided to try to decipher them here. We learn in the novel that Count Dooku hasContinue reading “Balancing The Force 3: The Prophecy Conundrum”

Will We Have a Skywalker at the End of Episode IX?

“Episode IX will be the end of the Skywalker Saga.” We have been hearing those words for a while now haven’t we? How Episode IX was going to not only conclude the Sequel Trilogy, but the whole nine-film saga that started in 1977. But what does it mean? The end of the Skywalker Saga? Well,Continue reading “Will We Have a Skywalker at the End of Episode IX?”

Speculation: The Return of *********

WARNING!!! POTENTIAL SPOILERS AHEAD.   “No one is ever really gone.” Luke – The Rise of Skywalker Teaser Well. Well, well, well. The return of Sheev in ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ threw a curveball in the fandom and there is speculation everywhere and the fan theories are building… and do here are a few ofContinue reading “Speculation: The Return of *********”

Life Debt Podcast Episode LI – A Master, An Apprentice and Some Spooky Toys

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. In this week’s episode I theorise on Lucasfilm’s testing of ideas in the books, comics and cartoons and give my non-spoiler thoughts on ‘Master and Apprentice’ by Claudia Grey. Don’t forget you can purchase The Life Debt HolidayContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode LI – A Master, An Apprentice and Some Spooky Toys”

Speculation: Project Luminous

On the Monday of Star Wars Celebration, at the Author’s Round Table Panel which featured Authors Claudia Grey, Cavan Scott, Daniel Jose Older, Charles Soule and Justina Ireland, it was announced that the five of them were all working on a super-secret project called ‘Project Luminous’ which will be out next year. Speculation has rangedContinue reading “Speculation: Project Luminous”

Life Debt Tidbits – Issue 13

A massive thanks to Lakota Schultz from the Star Wars Book Nerds Facebook Group for bringing this to my attention. Oh someone’s done a boo-boo. The Australian ‘Penguin Random House’ website has put up some information, seemingly about the upcoming novel ‘Galaxy’s Edge: Black Spire’ by Delilah S. Dawson, with the cover as we knowContinue reading “Life Debt Tidbits – Issue 13”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XLIX – I will finish what I started.

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. In this week’s episode I have a look at some of the unused ideas and concepts from ‘The Force Awakens’ that seem to be showing up in ‘The Rise of Skywalker’. Don’t forget you can purchase The LifeContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XLIX – I will finish what I started.”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XLVIII – Bendemption?

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This episode is all about the possible redemption of Kylo Ren/Ben Solo, including some fantastic contributions from Twitter and the Jammed Transmissions crew in Life Debt Banter. Don’t forget you can purchase The Life Debt Holiday Special (akaContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XLVIII – Bendemption?”

The Rise of Skywalker Trailer Breakdown and Musings

Did you know that we got a teaser trailer and a title for the upcoming ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’? Well it came as a bit of a shock to me when they snuck that out at some little fan expo called ‘Star Wars: Celebration’. Ok, I can’t keep that up. But let’s take a lookContinue reading “The Rise of Skywalker Trailer Breakdown and Musings”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XLVII – Celebration Wraps Up and TROS Trailer is Discussed

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This Episode I finally wrap up my Celebration coverage of the main panel and Patreon Becky helps fill the show with an e-mail about the trailer for ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ in Life Debt Banter and we takeContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XLVII – Celebration Wraps Up and TROS Trailer is Discussed”

Star Wars Celebration – Monday, 20 Years of TPM, Resistance Season 2 and the Closing Ceremony

And so the end has come and it’s bittersweet. Even though I have been watching from the comfort of my front room, and mostly at ridiculous times in the early mornings I have loved every single tired moment of this weekend. Today kicked off with the 20th Anniversary of The Phantom Menace, and my personalContinue reading “Star Wars Celebration – Monday, 20 Years of TPM, Resistance Season 2 and the Closing Ceremony”

Star Wars Celebration – Friday, the Underwhelming Publishing Panel

One of my favourite panels at the recent Celebration’s has been the Lucasfilm Publishing Panel, where, in years gone by we have been given announcements for the upcoming novels for the rest of the year and this has usually included the upcoming tie-in books to the new films. This year however didn’t bring us anyContinue reading “Star Wars Celebration – Friday, the Underwhelming Publishing Panel”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XLIV – The Rise of Skywalker Teaser Reaction

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. It’s finally here! The teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has arrived and this is my reaction to it, and some friends of the show give their opinions as well in Life Debt Banter (thanksContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XLIV – The Rise of Skywalker Teaser Reaction”

Life Debt Tidbits – Issue 12

With Star Wars Celebration in full swing we have got some major news about The Mandalorian and Star Wars content on Disney+ and it didn’t come from SWCC. Thanks to a Disney event where they were talking Disney+ we have a bunch of news. Firstly, Disney+ will launch in the US on 12th November, noContinue reading “Life Debt Tidbits – Issue 12”

Star Wars Celebration 2019 – The Beginning

Today’s the day, fans across the world have been waiting… not quite patiently… for this weekend, which is honestly the biggest weekend of the year for Star Wars news. For those in attendance, today is a nice ease into the weekend. No panels, just cruising the Con Floor looking at stalls, getting tattoos, picking upContinue reading “Star Wars Celebration 2019 – The Beginning”