The Dyad with Hammie (@balancedpadawan)

Caitlin and Charlotte bring Hammie (@balancedpadawan) on Skytalkers to discuss the Dyad — Rey and Ben Solo. They discuss the origins, the word etymology and origins, “the mythical dyad.” Then, they talk about the dyad’s function specifically in the Star Wars narrative; how it relates to the Chosen One prophecy, how it fits in with the concept of “twos”. Finally, they wildly speculate about the future: Can Ben Solo be brought back? How would we like to see it? What about the World Between Worlds? All this and more on this episode of Skytalkers.

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Further reading:

Hammie’s Dyad Article on What The Force

An angsty fanvid on the dyad.

Demiurge.

Compelling evidence for the World Between Worlds.

Some great What the Force articles: Star Wars Mandalorian History, A Polynesian Fan’s Plea for More Boba Fett, Star Wars and Grieving, Karma in Star Wars

Sacrifice

Caitlin and Charlotte tackle the theme of sacrifice throughout the whole saga, from Rogue One to Rebels to The Rise of Skywalker. 

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Kintsugi: Transformative Repair Meta – Audio Version

An audio-only version of Caitlin’s meta “Kintsugi: Transformative Repair”, where she discusses the symbolic implications behind Kylo Ren’s cracked mask in The Rise of Skywalker.

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Visions, Caves, and Premonitions in Star Wars

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Our 50th episode (!!!) is all about Force visions, premonitions, and cave sequences in Star Wars. What do these obstacles mean for our characters? What purpose do they serve in the story, and what do they mean? In part one, we talk about the prequel trilogy and the Clone Wars: Anakin’s dreams, Mortis (Ahsoka and Anakin), and even the Clone Wars microseries. In part two, it’s all about the original trilogy: Luke’s cave sequence and his vision of his friends dying. We also talk briefly about Rebels. In part three, we discuss the sequel trilogy: Rey’s vision in The Force Awakens, the mirror cave in The Last Jedi, and Rey and Kylo’s visions together. All this and more on this episode of Skytalkers!

Ahsoka Untold Panel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lS4sclln5J4

Visions and Premonitions YouTube Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKfuckzX9GHWj4gS2pLtUbXfpqpIGLQ3V

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