Female pilots edited out of the Star Wars movies.

I saw the tweets about this today, and I was like oh yeah, I remember hearing about that.

And then I saw the pictures and just— wow. What it would have meant to have these women in the movie, all this time. I can’t properly articulate it but it’s hitting me unexpectedly hard.

Wow thats a shame, even a nice old lady too.  These Space Valkyries  should have been left in.

They really should have.

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I lived, ate, and breathed Star Wars from age 2 until 2005 when RotS finally beat the enthusiasm out of me, and I have NEVER, EVER in all my reading on behind-the-scenes and makings-of heard of these shots. It’s a shame there was no relaunched edit of the original trilogy they could have slipped these in OH FUCKING WAIT THERE’S BEEN LIKE 3 OF THOSE NOW.

Fuck. FUCK. Whoever decided to edit out and bury these needs to french kiss an angle grinder.

I want to see the old lady in the A-Wing. Seriously, it’s like, she’s somebody’s grandma. Some kid in the Outer Rim Territories got greased by the Empire for seeing something she wasn’t supposed to see, and her grandma, the bush pilot, decided “Fuck this, I’m gonna strap on an fighter and make the Empire fucking PAY for the moment it decided to fuck with MY FAMILY.”


These are quickly being put into the “always reblog” category.

Whenever there is a war, there are women who are warriors. Then they get erased from history. Happens in real wars and fictional ones alike.

Kenobi was luminous, a transparent being, a window onto a sunlit meadow of the Force.
Skywalker was a storm cloud, flickering with dangerous lightning, building the rotation that threatens a tornado.

—The Way of the Sith. Matthew Stover, Revenge of the Sith.


If you ever feel bad about your life choices remember that at least you’re not Anakin Skywalker


so I hadn’t seen a Star Wars one of these yet…

you like star wars? you must be excited for the new movies!
— people who don’t know anything about star wars (via minhotpocket)

"What’s up, Skyguy?"



15 Women of Star Wars

In Order: Sia-Lan Wezz, Aayla Secura, Aurra Sing, Mara Jade, Mission Vao, T’ra Saa, Barriss Offee, Ahsoka Tano, Darth Talon, Shaak Ti, Padmé Amidala, Asajj Ventress, Princess Leia Organa, Juhani, Bastila Shan.

This went waaaaaaaaay further than I expected it to be…yeah *facepalm*. I started drawing my fav women of SW on the 4th of May (Star Wars Day) and it turned into this, of course, these are not all of them but, fairly plenty and I think they are super cool. I still want to draw Carth, ha!

Hope you enjoy whether you are a Star Wars fan or not =)


Lady Han Solo and Slave Prince Leia Photo shoot 

Cosplayers: C&C Cosplay

Photographer: Zach Picard


In A New Hope, Luke’s all-white clothes make a stark contrast with Vader’s all-black ensemble hearkening back to the serial westerns of the 1940s and 1950s, in which the goods wore white and the bads, black. Luke’s outfits continue to emphasize his characterization in this way throughout the trilogy. In The Empire Strikes Back, when he journeys to meet Yoda or to rescue his friends on Bespin, his fatigues are a light gray, showing that he has traveled from the innocent idealism of his youth and has placed himself in peril of straying to the Dark Side. By the time we get to Return of the Jedi, he has adopted an all-black wardrobe, not meaning he has gone over to the Dark Side, but instead, recalling a priest or monk’s garb, and linking him visually to his father, with whose fate he is so deeply connected with.

the “from white to gray to black” evolution


Favourite Character Meme - 
3.Relationships (1/3): Darth Sidious + Darth Maul

"You have been well trained, my young apprentice. They will be no match for you."