Caitlin and Charlotte break down the new High Republic novel, “Into the Dark” from our favorite Star Wars author, Claudia Gray. First impressions, the natural world vs. industry, favorite characters, Geode, wayseekers, theorizing of where the High Republic is going, and so much more.
It’s the start of the High Republic era! Caitlin and Charlotte dive into “Light of the Jedi” by Charles Soule, the first novel in the High Republic initiative. They talk about their impressions of the book and what they’re excited about for this new era, then they talk about deeper themes: Who are the Jedi now? Why this period? Can we draw upon Camelot & Arthurian myth as inspiration? They also give each other quotes from the novel to analyze and discuss further. All this and more on this episode!
E. Anne Convery, the author of the Nightsisters story “Bug” in “The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark” joins Caitlin and Charlotte to discuss her background in fairy tales and mythology, Star Wars, her favorite things about Celebration, writing “Bug”, the collective unconscious, The Clone Wars finale, her namesake convors (Morai!), and so much more. Light spoilers for her new story, “Bug.”
Caitlin and Charlotte finally discuss Claudia Gray’s highly anticipated Qui-Gon Jinn & Obi-Wan Kenobi novel, “Master & Apprentice.” Plus, they reflect on Peter Mayhew’s passing, May the Fourth book news, and speculate wildly about those prophecies.