The Last Jedi Scriptures and Medieval Manuscripts

Brandon W. Hawk

Since seeing Star Wars, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, I can’t stop thinking about the books we see in the Jedi library on Ahch-To. To be honest, my mind was already going before seeing the movie, since the books stood out in the trailer. I wrote about them over on Forces of Geek based on what we see in the movie, but I still have more to say about them.

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Phil Szostak reveals much more about those books in The Art of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and it turns out that I have more to say about them, too. Tumblr user Cassiopeia has an excellent post about further details of the Jedi scriptures featured in Szostak’s artbook. (It’s also worth checking out her other Star Wars content.) She discusses the script, manuscript, some illustrations, and a host of speculations about what they all reveal. Building on Cassiopeia’s post, as well…

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