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Champions Never Quit: God Is Close By Your Side
Price: Free! Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Never never never never never never quit. The book is about how I prayed and asked God what I should do in my life and he answered my prayer and told me to play basketball. And I wanted to become the greatest basketball player ever. Everything seemed like it was falling apart and God was not there helping me. But I never gave up, and it turned out he was helping me the whole time...
Building the Millennium Falcon™: A Modeler's Journal
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
"Building the Millennium Falcon™–A Modeler's Journal" is a brief account of artist Kevin Dove rediscovering a 36 year old kit and his passion for scale modeling. Journey with the artist through pictures and text as he assembles the most famous spacecraft in all of motion picture history.
What Most People Don't Know About Star Wars
Series: What Most People Don't Know..., Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Author, William R. Hicks, delves deep into what it is that makes the Star Wars saga one of the most popular movie series of all time.
The Secret History of Star Wars: The Art of Storytelling and the Making of a Modern Epic
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 251,780. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015 by Legacy Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Star Wars is one of the most important cultural phenomena of the Western world. The tale of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and the fall and redemption of Anakin Skywalker has become modern myth, an epic tragedy of the corruption of a young man in love into darkness, the rise of evil, and the power of good triumphing in the end. But it didn’t start out that way...
What If the Star Wars Sequels Were Based on a Kurosawa Movie Just Like the Original Star Wars?
Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Fans of Star Wars know full well the debt George Lucas owes to Akira Kurosawa for many of the elements that inspired Star Wars, but few have considered plundering once again from the cave of samurai movies in order to bring back the magic! This thought experiment takes us through that scenario with the point of view that wholesale plagiarism is the key to reviving the franchise.
Confessions of a Fanboy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,990. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Star Wars has generated an amazing fan base, and people all over the world from different generations have stories about growing up with it. This is one of those stories.
Film School, Class of '69
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,180. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Film School, Class of 69 is a humorous novel about the film school at UCLA. It tells of a brief but pivotal period in the history of cinema, when rebellion flourished and the "establishment" was the source of all evil. The author was a film student who was entirely unaware that the industry was about to change, or that he and his fellow students were about to change it.
“Evil is Everywhere” The Politics of George Lucas and the Representations of War and Totalitarian Power in the Star Wars Prequels
You set the price! Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Essay » Author profile
This essay “Evil is Everywhere” discusses the personal politics of George Lucas and the ways in which war and totalitarian power are represented in his films with a case study of the Star Wars prequels.
Masro Fhin: Homecoming
Price: Free! Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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FAN FICTION Jedi Knight Masro Fhin is dispatched to his former homeworld to put an end to hostilities with a neighboring planet, but when he discovers the person behind the dispute will he be up to the challenge of stopping him?
Ruff! Guide to Space Opera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ruff! Guide to Space Opera is a comprehensive guide to large scale and romantic outer space adventures in all media. Movies, television, games, animation, comics, role-playing games, books, stories, computer games and more. Ruff helps you develop your fascination with fast spaceships roaming the deep void, sword swinging raygun duels on other planets, aliens and the conflicts of Galactic Empires.