The Mandalorian Spin-Off Shows Ahsoka and Rangers of the New Republic

Lucasfilm has announced two new Star Wars series that will be spin-offs of The Mandalorian, taking place within the same timeline. One of the shows is titled Ahsoka and will obviously follow the adventures of the (former) Jedi known as Ahsoka Tano. The other is called Rangers of the New Republic, and this is the first we’re hearing of it. Find out more about The Mandalorian spin-off shows below. Read More »

Ahsoka Tano returns

Star Wars fans haven’t seen much of the fan-favorite character Ahsoka Tano lately, but that’s about to change this week because she’s coming back to Star Wars: The Clone Wars in a big way. After leaving the Jedi Order behind, Ahsoka Tano returns in this week’s episode, which is all about her exploits in the underworld of Coruscant. Check out a new TV spot below. Read More »

Why Are Dark Side Lightsabers Red - Darth Vader

As most dedicated Star Wars fans know, all the details that were previously revealed in various novels, comic books, video games and more were redacted and relegated into what we now call Star Wars Legends. Since then, Disney and Lucasfilm have created a story group responsible for ensuring that almost everything that references and takes place in the Star Wars universe is canon. Now a new novel continues to change what we thought we knew about the Star Wars universe.

In the new Star Wars novel Ahsoka by E.K. Johnston, the story following Anakin Skywalker’s former apprentice reveals why Force users who turn to the dark side always have red lightsabers instead of the predominantly blue and green blades wielded by Jedi. It’s not just because red is a cool color for villains to have, and it’s not for the reason that was previously revealed in the expanded universe.

So why are dark side lightsabers red? Find out after the jump. Read More »