My dad died in 2007, and I've had a lot of growing up to do in the last decade. Without a father to turn to, I learned what I needed most from a Jedi master living in a swamp.
We are living in a golden age of misunderstanding what it means to be a fan of something. Coincidentally, we're also in a golden age of Star Wars comics.
I'm not convinced that Star Wars needs to take any cues from the Marvel Cinematic Universe in order to continue the success of Star Wars. Let me explain my thoughts...
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Rose Tico is one of my favorite characters, if not only because she's not for me at all. Rose is one of the new representations of women that go overlooked in most conversations around her, and frankly, that's sad, because she's awesome. Maybe I can help you appreciate Rose a little bit, like I do, as I go on my own journey again.
Also, the cure for a toxic fan base and why Rose Tico IS actually part of Star Wars' GRAVEST mistake...
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Too many words about Solo: A Star Wars Story. These will be shorter from now on I promise.