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QUIZ! Who is Your Star Wars: The Force Awakens Bae?

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Star Wars has provided us with some pretty fantastic romances since the first movie came out in 1977 –- well, to be precise, it’s provided us with one amazing romance and one laughably corny one. We have no idea what’s coming in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but one thing we do know is that there are sure to be a few heartthrobs born when it comes out on December 18, 2015. With that in mind, let us wildly speculate, with no hard facts or character details at all, which of the new characters should be your bae from a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Hopefully you’ll find a love as profound as George Lucas’s love…

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The (Crackpot) Theories You Need as We Countdown to Star Wars

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Our nerdy little hearts are thrumming like the Millennium Falcon kicking into hyper drive as we count down to Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens epic opening December 18. To share our excitement as we wait, two members of our Nerd Squad—Word Nerd and the Scarlet Pencil—have agreed to share their, um…creative…theories about the movie with you and let the rest of us get back to watching the Funny or Die Star Wars Christmas Special. While there are no true spoilers here, be forewarned. They may actually stumble upon something that could be true. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day. WHERE THE HELL IS LUKE? Could anyone have possibly missed that the last Jedi has only been…

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May the Fourth be with you and Star Wars VII countdown!

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Any Star Wars fan worth her salt knows what today is – Star Wars Day. The world over, fans of George Lucas’ life-consuming series set in a galaxy far, far away have dubbed May the 4th Star Wars Day because if its aural similarity to the Jedi salutation “May the Force be with you.” Though this is not Lucasfilm sanctioned holiday, fans celebrate as if they were a part of the strike team that destroyed the Death Star’s shield generator in Return of the Jedi. This Bookish Diva remembers being mocked for reminding people for YEARS that Star Wars was supposed to be a nine-movie series, that the trilogy we loved was the middle three, and that Mr. Lucas owed…

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May the Fourth be with you. Always.

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The excitement about a new “Star Wars” film has been building for months, reaching a fever pitch as casting started to leak. Carrie Fisher tweeted about it! Yes, Peter Mayhew will return as Chewbacca. It can’t be a Star Wars film without C-3PO and R2-D2. Then, just in time for Star Wars Day (May 4), the fandom exploded like the Death Star when producer J.J. Abrams tweeted a photo of the table read. Hans Solo, Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa are back! “Episode VII” is not a reboot but the promised continuation of the “Star Wars” saga as originally laid out by George Lucas almost forty years ago. It will tell the tale of the rebuilding of the Republic.…

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