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Balancing Act: A "Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi" Prediction

"I only know one truth: it's time for the Jedi to end."

So apparently all it takes for me to finally write on this mostly dead blog of mine is something really, really nerdy.

The new teaser trailer for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is exactly that something. Go ahead and enjoy. In full screen. It's okay, I'll wait.

Okay, now we have that out of the way. I wanted to ta...what? You want to watch it again? Okay by me - it deserves MANY rewatches.


We good? Okay.

There are a lot of things I could zero in on to geek out and obsess over: why is Rey so out of breath? Did Kylo smash Vader's helmet in one of his fits of being super-emo? Will Poe's X-Wing be okay? Captain Phasma coming out of the flames?!? But my biggest reaction is to the last line of the teaser, which I also chose to be the first line of this post. Poetic, no?

What in the world could Luke Skywalker mean when he says he only knows the Jedi have to end? I mean, yes, the movie's called &…

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