Star Wars: Rebels – The Protector of the Concord Dawn

“The Protector of Concord Dawn,” introduces more background information to our favorite artistically inclined Mandalorian, Sabine Wren, but also re-introduces us to Fenn Rau, also a Mandalorian, and one who played a minor role in the past of Kanan Jarrus.  As noted here previously, Kanan’s connection to Rau was established in the Marvel comic Kanan,…

Star Wars: Rebels – Fire Across the Galaxy recap

Near the end of the very uneven return of George Lucas to the Star Wars cinematic universe, a young Anakin Skywalker exclaims in the midst of a star fighter dog fight, “Now this is pod racing!”  The character’s gleeful shout was to sign with an exclamation point how fun, fast and exciting the moment was…

Star Wars: Rebels – Rebel Resolve

Thoughts on the most recent Star Wars: Rebels episode, “Rebel Resolve.” I was telling a friend this morning that while Clone Wars took a season or two to start going dark, Rebels was already sauntering down that path in its rookie debut.  Yes, kids, let’s gather around and watch our hero be tortured! We open…