Kanata’s Castle #14: Kylo Ren: The Rightful Heir and Legacy of the Lightsaber

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In today’s episode of Kanata’s Castle, Becca and Devon continue their “Pathway to The Last Jedi” by discussing the infamous Kylo Ren. Is he the rightful heir? Does the Skywalker lightsaber belong to him? Is he just simply misunderstood? Well, sit back with an ice-cold glass of blue milk and find out!

“Pathway to The Last Jedi” continues! Throughout each trilogy, the same family undergoes the inevitable cost of changes and choice. In each trilogy, it is someone new, but yet the name remains the same. Skywalker.

Change, choice, and cost seem to follow them throughout the generations. So much so, that the “cost” is theirs to bear. It’s like the shadow that sticks to the soles of your shoe. It’s an extension of who they are. After all, Luke once told Leia, “We all have that. The brightest light casts the darkest shadow.”


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Kanata’s Castle #14: Kylo Ren: The Rightful Heir and Legacy of the Lightsaber

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Devon Meyers 

is an Oppo-Award-winning podcast listener now turned podcaster. She first saw Star Wars in 1977 at the age of 16 and vowed she would one day marry Luke Skywalker. After The Force Awakens teaser in 2014 and then attending Star Wars Celebration Anaheim in 2015, her fandom had an awakening. Devon started writing and became involved in fandom social media.

She started a YouTube channel where she shares her gaming highlights from Star Wars Battlefront, trailer reactions, one of which was featured on “The Star Wars Show,” videos about “Cooking Star Wars,” and shares her fandom in “Show & Tell with Red5Mom,” Devon’s Star Wars Story can be heard on Scott Ryfun’s podcast “My Star Wars Story.”

She is also an award-winning cosplay artist and member of the Rebel Legion as a formal Jocasta Nu. At age 55, she considers herself to be a vintage Star Wars fan. She is retired from youth sports photography and preschool teaching and resides in Virginia with her husband, mother in law, and two of her four kids. Follow her on Twitter, Twitch, YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr and Facebook @Red5Mom

In addition to co-hosting duties on Kanata’s Castle,

Becca Benjamin

is the former editor-in-chief of the Cantina Cast website and current co-host of Tarkin’s Top Shelf. She also prepares titles and captions for Lucasfilm artist Steve Anderson and contributes to Coffee with Kenobi, and Makingstarwars.net. In her words, “I do Star Wars! Yes, it’s a verb and my escape from the mundane ways of life. In other words, I’m just a simple girl trying to make my way in the universe.” Connect with Becca on Twitter @urangelb.

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