Episode 51 – Carbonite

It’s episode 51 of Children of the Force!

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Surprise, surprise – we talk politics for a while before we start talking about…


Liam played Dungeons & Dragons for the first time and he loved it.

Chris from Star Wars Kidscast sent us an awesome 50th Episode gift in the mail.

NEWS [12:10]

A new Darth Maul prequel comic is on its way. It sounds pretty great. And it will be the earliest story on the Star Wars canon timeline.

In the show, I mentioned that I thought the font of Darth Maul on that cover matched the font in the Son of Dathomir miniseries from Dark Horse. But what I was actually thinking about was the font of Marvel’s Darth Vader series. And it’s similar, but not exact. Check it out.

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There have been a bunch of new Rogue One trailers and TV spots. We’re going to watch them, but we’re not discussing them on the show. Rogue One is only a month away and we’re going to cease all plot-divulging discussion of the movie. It will be here before we know it!

A new IMAX poster was released for Rogue One. Check it out:


We do a dramatic reading of a passage from the Ahsoka novel, which reveals something about her white lightsabers’ kyber crystals. Spoilers within!

JOKE [24:45]

How many Sith does it take to screw in a lightbulb?

Q&A COUNCIL [25:20]

How could carbonite be used in future Star Wars storytelling? The possibilities are surprising.


Liam asks me: What name did the Emperor call Luke just before deciding to destroy him?

OUTRO [38:00]

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