Category Star Wars

The End of the Jedi?

“I only know one truth: It’s time for the Jedi to end.” [1] The recently-released Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi trailer ended with Luke saying the quote shown above. With the movie yet to be released, we don’t know for sure what he means: Perhaps it’s a stance he takes at the start of […]

Of Plainchant, Jedi, and Wilhelm

“It was a plot that started in the days of the Knights of Templar and concerns death, doom, and the end of the world.” That was an introduction I gave of the Dies Irae—a commonly-used motif in music originating as a Gregorian Chant about the Judgment Day—to a friend a few years ago. In past […]