Star Wars: The NeverEnding Story?

Okay, yes I in part mentioned The NeverEnding Story because it is a badass 80s movie that I loved, and the original Star Wars trilogy was a badass series of movies from the 70s-80s that I loved, so there’s a connection in there somewhere. Right?

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The other connection is that after Disney announced another trilogy to be directed by Rian Johnson, it’s become clear that Star Wars, as a story, will never really end. The announcement was a month ago, but now with the Last Jedi releasing to a somewhat divisive response, as a writer, it’s made me think a lot about storytelling and when to let go.

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