What’s Wrong With The Clone Wars

 

No, I’m not talking about the cartoon series The Clone Wars.

I watched the Tartovsky cartoon when it came out, but never watched the computer animated movie or series.  No, I’m talking about the concept of the Clone Wars as George Lucas formed it within the prequels.

Someone asked me the other day what itch The Unity Wars will scratch that Star Wars won’t.  So, I’m trying to answer that question.

What is wrong with the Clone Wars?  Well, to start, it helps to go back to pre-2002, and what the Original Trilogy and the Expanded Universe had to say about them.  There wasn’t a lot of detail available, purportedly by design.  (Though that might be open to question.)  But there were hints. Continue reading