Science fiction should ask questions, above all

Should science fiction be defined strictly by the explanation of its technology, or is good science fiction greater than the sum of its parts?


Ladies of Fiction: Mako Mori (Pacific Rim)

Mako Mori from Pacific Rim is an important character not only to the film but also for those writing fictional women.

Weird Writing: The Last Jedi and Rogue One are the same film

In this installment of Weird Writing, I suggest that those loved Rogue One yet hate The Last Jedi helped to create the latest film, because the films have the same problems.

Weird Writing: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

A (mostly) writer's perspective on the highs and lows of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Luke Skywalker Cannot Be a Grey Jedi

Based on Luke Skywalker's arc in the original trilogy, is it even possible for Luke to have become a "Grey Jedi"?

Slave Leia Is Exploitation, Not Empowerment

Is Princess Leia's infamous bikini harmless and a symbol of empowerment? Or does it's enduring popularity undermine her legacy?

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