Special Character by Action, Not by Backstory; Or: Why R2D2 shouldn’t be in the prequels.

Like so many of us I’ve been thinking a lot about Star Wars. I’m assuming that if you spend time reading a writing blog whose contents are fantasy, sci-fi and comic book rants then you also think about Star Wars. So much has ben said about why the original trilogy is superior. I agree and … More Special Character by Action, Not by Backstory; Or: Why R2D2 shouldn’t be in the prequels.