Star Wars: What it meant to me as a lifelong female fan.

I actually wrote this post over on my tumblr, so if you’d like to read it, click the link and head over there.

Warning: SPOILERS.  If you have not seen the film yet, I did try to make my spoilers somewhat vague.  Most of the information is in comparison to the Star Wars Expanded Universe novels, and I tried to avoid the more major spoilers in the film.

If you were a fan of Jaina Solo or a female fan, this might assuage some of the fears you had about the film.  I know I went into it scared I would feel excluded, objectified or over looked, but that was not the case and my post goes into more depth as to why.

If you haven’t seen the film yet, I’ll leave it at this:

It’s a good time to be a Star Wars fan for my girls out there.


Published by Aubrey Lyn Jeppson

Aubrey Lyn Jeppson is a Freelance Writer. Who really wants to live in reality all the time? Writing affords her a much needed escape from the mundane into the fantastical. She's always looking for other writers and artists to collaborate with. Email her at

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