Female Hero in Male Dominated Worlds


Rogue One

Do you think it was an accident or coincidental that this movie came out shortly after Donald Trump was elected President? In my world, there are no accidents…

Today is International Women’s Day: my youngest grandchild is staying with us overnight; she wanted to watch something. She chose this movie.

I think she relates to the girl whose story this is. I think everyone can.

Jyn Erso

It’s a clever name, Jyn:

Jinn (also known as Djinn or Genies) are supernatural creatures. They appear to come from someplace ‘hidden’ to help whomever frees them from their prison. (See¬†Aladdin for an example.)

In this Star Wars story, Jyn was left for dead after her scientist father was ‘persuaded’ to help the Imperial forces build a Death Star. It was he who built a flaw in that Death Star which was exploited by the Rebel Alliance in the very first Star Wars episode known as IV: A New Hope. (All epic stories ‘start’ in the middle of the story.) She is the reason that the Rebel Alliance got the Death Star plans after her father was killed.


Whereas, most Star Wars heroes live long lives, Jyn died along with the rest of her Rogue One crew. This is unusual. But, I suspect, the producers didn’t want characters from the intervening years to clog up the Star Wars universe.

The sight of Jyn and Cassian facing the destructive forces of the Death Star is the epitome of bravery.


It is also an echo of the final scene from Pompeii. Just sayin’…

About cdsmiller17

I am an Astrologer who also writes about world events. My first eBook "At This Point in Time" is available through most on-line book stores. I have now serialized my second book "The Star of Bethlehem" here. And I am experimenting with birth and death charts. If you wish to contact me, or request a birth chart, send an email to cdsmiller17@gmail.com. (And, in case you are also interested, I have an extensive list of celebrity birth and death details if you wish to 'confirm' what you suspect may be a past-life experience of yours.) Bless.
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