Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, and Why it’s All Going To Be Fine

My brother and I have been continuously discussing with one another our thoughts and hopes for the latest (and final) entry in the main Skywalker saga. We both share a fond admiration for Star Wars, and since our last trek together in December 2017, we maintain that fondness with a shred of skepticism. I’m not going to spend much time going over my thoughts on The Last Jedi, but I will admit I didn’t like the film as much as I wanted, especially in light of its presentation and handling of certain characters. Both low and high marks aside, I walked away from that experience with one question in mind: what now? Little did I know that a few moments later my brother would be asking me the same question. Where do we go from here? The question is two-fold: narratively, where do you go with these characters, and more personally, how do you go forward as a fan? I

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