Star Wars Is Great
Lest anyone think that I don’t like Star Wars, given some of the earlier posts here, I have to make this point. Nothing could be farther from the truth. It’s why I have issues with some of the later entries in the franchise; I think that they don’t do justice to what Star Wars could be. The Original Trilogy remain classics, and having just gone back and rewatched all three, back to back, they still hold up. (Which is why I don’t care for the argument that, “Star Wars is full of plot holes anyway, so you’re dislike of later installments is invalid.”) There’s an ever-expanding universe of new worlds, new aliens, new ships, and hints of a long history.
Star Wars is a huge source of inspiration for The Unity Wars. Because when you watch the movies, there’s a lot that’s implied without being said. And that stuff that’s implied lends huge opportunities for storytelling. Continue reading