Hearts of Kyber

Rae and Christy are new friends who love all aspects of the galaxy far, far away. Join them as they explore characters, themes, and relationships in the Star Wars universe.

Follow the pod on Twitter @heartskyberpod or email us at heartsofkyberpod@gmail.com.

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    Ep 15: The Rise of Skywalker First Reactions

    Christy and Rae have seen the last film in the Skywalker saga and in this episode they chat about their initial feelings about The Rise of Skywalker.

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    Ep 14: The Force: Light Side Abilities

    In a two-part series, Rae and Christy examine Force abilities. In this episode, they discuss light side Force users and powers like mind trick, shatterpoint, and Force projection.

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    Ep 13: Star Wars Themes: Hope

    Rae and Christy examine what they consider the most important theme of Star Wars: hope. They take a look at hope through the lens of each film in the saga and then through various characters who embody hope or serve to carry the theme forward in the films.

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    Ep 12: Star Wars Themes: Cynicism

    Returning to their themed episodes, Rae and Christy tackle the topic of cynicism in a galaxy far, far away. They take a look at cynicism as portrayed in the anthology films, Star Wars TV shows, and the Skywalker saga, including mention of Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, and Jyn Erso.

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    Ep 11: Listener Q&A

    Rae and Christy collected questions from listeners and share their unique and sometimes unexpected answers in a short, fun episode.

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    Ep 10: Kisses in Star Wars

    Christy and Rae discuss the who and why of their favorite kisses in the Star Wars universe, choosing a Most Romantic, Sexiest, Tenderest, and Most Tragic. They also choose their personal faves during Half Portion Each.

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    Ep 9: Fathers in the Skywalker Saga

    Rae and Christy discuss fathers in the Skywalker saga, including Han Solo, Darth Vader, Owen Lars, Bail Organa, and Jango Fett.

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    Ep 8: Star Wars Themes: Loyalty

    Continuing their series exploring major themes in Star Wars, Rae and Christy discuss loyalty to friends, loved ones, and causes. They also look at divided loyalties and what loyalty means in a galaxy torn by conflict. They discuss Chewbacca, R2-D2, C3PO, The Handmaidens of Naboo, Lando Calrissian, General Hux and General Leia Organa and well as other characters who tackle the challenges of loyalty in Star Wars.

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    Ep 6 Special: MTFBWY

    This is a special episode in anticipation of May the Fourth. Rae and Christy talk about their favorite "May the Force Be with You" moments in Star Wars, discussing what it means for the characters and story each time it's said.

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