This week’s episode of Star Wars Rebels, “Out of Darkness,” features Sabine and Hera on a solo adventure. It includes some interesting developments that tie into existing lore and perhaps give fans information for speculating about future plot developments. Each week, StarWars.com posts a short video segment called Rebels Recon, hosted by Lucasfilm social media correspondent Andi Gutierrez. She talks to creators and actors from the show, getting behind the scenes tidbits. In the latest installment, #6 in the series, Pablo Hidalgo gives some insight into the Kyber crystals and producers Carrie Beck and Dave Filoni discuss Hera and Sabine.
If the lore interests you, check out the discussion on this week’s Rebel Yell, where FANgirl contributor Kay ponders the possibilities presented by the Kyber crystals’ inclusion in Star Wars Rebels. Not only is Kay a great speculator, she has an eye for fashion. I bet she noticed all the cool Star Wars attire Andi Gutierrez wore. My favorite: the Her Universe Join The Rebellion tee.
Also up at StarWars.com, Mandolorian Mercs member Tom Hutchens explains the process in creating a Sabine helmet.
Tricia Barr took her understanding of brand management and marketing, mixed it with a love of genre storytelling, and added a dash of social media flare to create FANgirl Blog, where she discusses Star Wars, fandom, and strong female characters. She also writes about Star Wars for Random House’s science fiction and fantasy blog Suvudu.com and Star Wars Insider magazine and is a contributor for Her Universe’s Year of the Fangirl. Her FANgirl opinions can be heard on the podcasts Assembly of Geeks and RebelForce Radio Presents Fangirls Going Rogue.
Tricia Barr’s novel, Wynde, won the 2014 Independent Publisher Book Award Gold Medal for Best Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Ebook. She was also part of Silence in the Library’s successful all-female creator science fiction and fantasy anthology Athena’s Daughters, which is available now. For excerpts and tales of her adventures in creating a fictional universe, hop over to TriciaBarr.com.
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