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New Escapist Column! On “The Mandalorian” and Science-Fiction’s Fascination with Fallen Worlds…

I published a new In the Frame piece at The Escapist this evening. With the season premiere of The Mandalorian on Friday, it seemed like a good opportunity to take a look at the show.

The Mandalorian is interesting, because it exists in a similar context to recent high-profile science-fiction shows like the third season of Star Trek: Discovery and the HBO Max flagship Raised by Wolves. These stories tend to focus on protagonists who are standard bearers for a fallen world, wandering through the ruins of a collapsing social order. It’s interesting that these franchises would push in that direction, perhaps filtering some contemporary anxieties.

You can read the piece here, or click the picture below.

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