Leia, Princess of Alderaan Discussion

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Charlotte and Caitlin are joined by their good friend Sarah Dempster (@SarahDemp, @GalacticFlair) to discuss Claudia Gray’s newest Star Wars novel, “Leia, Princess of Alderaan.” They first talk about the recent JJ Abrams news and share their complicated thoughts, the newest Rebels trailer, and their time at Dragon*Con. In part one, they talk initial reactions about the book. Then, they deep dive into some standout moments and discuss their implications. Finally, they take your Twitter questions regarding the book.

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Skytalkers take Dragon*Con 2017 – Photos, Panel Audio, & Recap

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Our second year at Dragon*Con was even better than our first. It solidified to both of us that Dragon*Con is a really special convention—in a world when geek culture just gets more and more prevalent and comic conventions turn into major film announcements, somehow Dragon*Con strikes the balance of being a traditional “every-fan” convention as well as a major hub of celebrities across all mediums. It remains as one of the largest sci-fi conventions in the world. This year, the four-day convention broke records by welcoming more than 80,000 people.

This year was special for us, though. Last year when we attended, the idea for us starting a podcast was born. We found that a whole group of people existed—beyond the small circle of creators and podcasters we had heard of—that was interested in having very in-depth discussions about these films. It was the spark that got our mind working: how can we join this conversation? (A few months later, Skytalkers was born.)

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#skytalkersmachete: Attack of the Clones

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Charlotte and Caitlin are back for the next addition into the #skytalkersmachete series: Attack of the Clones. First, they discuss story and what really worked for them this round of watching, and how this particular order enhances our viewing. Then, we get into the characters: Charlotte talks about why she responds to Anakin and Padmé, and Caitlin brings up points about how intriguing Count Dooku’s character is. In the last section, they talk about deleted scenes and answer some burning questions from Twitter. All this, plus much more on this episode!

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