4. The Storytelling

Vader is Luke’s father?….Leia is a Skywalker?…Yoda is a 900 year old Jedi? Han Solo was a gangster?….what??? We watched an epic battle between good and evil, Jedi vs Sith, Rebel vs Imperial. We heard stories of ancient prophecies and hokey religions. There were epic ships that could travel through lightspeed. We traveled to planets made of fire, and ice, forests, and cities, clouds, and deserts. We were trapped in trash compactors, we were hiding in asteroids. We fought giant four legged metal creatures, and we battled foes with swords of light. The great storyteller George Lucas introduced us to an amazing story…one which we thought we had heard the last of years ago……..and then….