Persephone and Hades

Holy Star Wars Episode 12: Return of the Jedi, Persephone and Hades, and Returning!


Holy Star Wars! Episode 12. Join us as we discuss the theme of Returning through Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi and the Greek myth of Hades and Persephone. We also discuss how to use the trope “Death and his Mistress” tackle difficult emotions more directly.

TW: Abuse
Jason gives a warning before this subject comes up, skip ahead about 7 minutes to bypass this subject if necessary.

Huge thanks to Ash for coming on today’s show. You can find her and her work on the Skyhoppers Podcast and @SWSkyhoppers. Definitely go check it out!

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Theme Music: “A Jedi Leader” by Kevin Kliner

Original title art by Simone Pignoni, c. 1650

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