It's one of the most iconic; most recognizable; most pilfered-for-all-its-worth franchises of all time. If you were born on or after 1977, then you have probably heard of the film, "Star Wars". And for this episode, we're talking about the OG Star Wars. That's right, Episode IV - the one that started it all - A New Hope.
But this discussion isn't going to be about wookies, lightsabers, or warp travel. No, we're talking about why human beings have such a fascination with deep space. What's out there? Are we alone in the universe? And perhaps most pressing of all, what if there is nothing out there at all?
This is my deep dive into the world that is Lucas' original moneymaker, "Star Wars: A New Hope". May the odds be ever in your... wait, no. That's not right. Wrong episode.
"May the Force be with you". Yeah, that's the one.
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Narrative Wars 10: Should We 'Bend the Knee' to Our Critics?
E63: "The Fellowship of the Ring" and Finding Your Place in a Group
Interview 18: Despite Popular Belief, "Story and THE Story Are Connected"
E62: "It" and Fear Through the Lens of Children and Adults
Interview 17: Sam Eldredge, author of "Killing Lions: A Guide Through the Trials Young Men Face"
E61: "The Lion King" and What Redemption Looks Like
E60: "Dark" and What If Time Travel Was Possible?
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Narrative Wars 08: What Is A Human Life Worth?
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The Writer's Lens - E57: How Do We Go About Exploring New Ideas?
Narrative Wars 07: If We Buy Their Product, Are We Also Buying Their Narrative?
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Narrative Wars 06: We Are Told We Can Change The World - Can We?
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