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So, You Have Accepted the Truth

“So, You Have Accepted the Truth” - Extended Universes

“A thousand pages of hobbits hasn’t been enough for three generations of post-World War II fantasy fans…writers are creating the hobbits they still love and pine for; they are trying to bring Frodo and Sam back from the Grey Havens because Tolkien is no longer around to do it for them.” -Stephen King, On Writing

There will never be another Star Wars movie.It is done.Finished.Many believe it should have stopped after Return of the Jedi; there are even some who think it should have stopped with A New Hope.Yet there are those who believe that the new trilogy (NT) is just as relevant, just as inspired as the old trilogy (OT).
The entire Extended Universe (EU) remains an active example of the above quote.The entire EU is a pale reflection of the only universe there is.George Lucas’ universe.There is no other, and since he is done making Star Wars films, an entire industry has been thriving to avoid this fact.It is the classic example of …