“The opposite of grimdark is hopepunk.” – Alexandra Rowland in 2017. Caitlin and Charlotte explore just why we need HOPEPUNK now more than ever in Star Wars storytelling. On this episode: What is hopepunk? Is Star Wars inherently hopepunk? What stories have the potential to be more hopepunk than others and why is this a type of story we revere? All this and more on Skytalkers.
On this episode, Charlotte and Caitlin dive into the theme of concealment throughout Star Wars. They cover concealment and the dark side, masks, Revenge of the Sith, some The Rise of Skywalker theories, and much, much more.