Episode 52

Brotherhood

Let's be honest here. Anakin Skywalker? Wizard Podracer. Clone Wars Hero. Secret husband. Jedi not-Master. Betrayer of the Republic. Slayer of younglings. He's never quite worked, has he? Oh, we love him on the Clone Wars, and he's making a little mini-comeback on Disney+, but we have to call a spade a spade: Anakin Skywalker is a little bit of a dud. We gab about that for a few minutes before getting into Mike Chen's new Obi-Wan/Anakin novel, Brotherhood. Will it attempt to solve Star Wars' Anakin problem? Will Chen be able to finally make the Chosen One make sense? We'll find out on the new episode of Execute Chapter 66.

The Skywalker saga may be over, but there are enough books to keep Star Wars fans satisfied for years to come. Chad, Ryan, and Beth have started a series to keep you up to date on all the action. Join our book club as we run down the best that canon, legends, and comics have to offer.

Music by Lester Dragstredt of The Mystery Men? 

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Chad Shonk

CHAD J. SHONK is the award-winning writer of the independent film Dakota Skye and the science fiction novel Proxy, as well as the father of two amazing girls, a lucky husband, a dog owner, a decent pizza chef, a mediocre Magic player, a feminist, a reader of history, a rabid fan of the Cincinnati Reds baseball club, and he knows more about Star Wars than you. Yes, you.

A product of the great states of Ohio, Georgia, and California, he currently lives Eastern Pennsylvania.