Tag: Star wars

Did Rey Skywalker ride a monster 260 foot wave on Kef Bir, the Ocean Moon of Endor?

When I first saw the giant waves in the latest Star Wars movie, Rise of Skywalker, it took my breath away. Massive, huge and slow-moving they appeared as menacing grey-green monsters creating a terrifying barrier to the ruins of the second Death Star and the key to Rey’s search for Emperor Palpatine. Real or fantasy? How big were those waves? Could a small moon of the planet Endor create such surf? Let’s check it out.

Why (Some) Men are Idiots: the Storm Inside

“It is only when a man tames his own demons that he becomes the king of himself if not of the world.” ― Joseph Campbell, The Hero With a Thousand Faces The Storm Inside Sometimes I am pushed to do things I don’t understand, to push myself beyond all reason into a fight beyond all courage. To…