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Dec 7 2012 12:00pm

Love in a Galaxy Far, Far Away: Three Good, Bad, and Star-Crossed Star Wars Romances

Love in a Galaxy Far, Far Away: Three Good, Bad, and Star-Crossed Star Wars RomancesIn light of its recent sale to Disney, and the fact that I watched a six-movie marathon over the Thanksgiving holiday, I feel like now is a good time to visit a franchise almost as dear to my heart as The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. I am talking, of course, about Star Wars.

Now, just like Tolkien was doing paranormal romance and sneaking romance in on us pre-teen boys long before we wanted to read kissing stories, Star Wars was prepping us for an appreciation of Romance even before our collective young minds where shattered by the revelation that *spoiler* Darth Vader was Luke and Leia’s dad. Now, a lot of you out there were probably on to this before me because, well I’m slow, but I’d like to raise a glass to the romances of Star Wars: The Good, The Bad, and the Star-Crossed.

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