Bonds of friendship, family, and allyship cut across social divisions and bring us into relationships with people who have different experiences from us.
Han and Leia fly around while Luke sits in a swamp.
Of late, I’ve been thinking less in terms of, “Which characters are canonically asexual?” or even, “Which characters do I headcanon as asexual?”, and more in terms of, “Who are my asexual icons?”
If I did find a club I wanted to join, would I even be worthy to be a part of it?
Like the lovers in a heroic tale, Han, Luke, and Leia do not worry about the prudence of their actions or the risks to themselves. For them, friendship, affection, and love are irresistible forces that impel them to act.
A fun action adventure that remains entertaining from start to finish.
Finn was the black man who was introduced as the male lead to one of the biggest movie franchises of all time. He, and his fans, deserved a lot better.
Rey reflects Han, Luke, and Leia's choices and values. And that makes her worthy to be their comrade and the heir to their legacy.
May be the best Star Wars movie of the decade!