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Our series of interviews From Different Points of View highlights Star Wars fans from across the world and allows them to tell you about Star Wars fandom from their point of view, how it has influenced their lives and the direction it has taken them.

This week’s different point of view is from the United States Of America, and it is Angela.

When did your love of Star Wars begin and what was it that drew you to it?

From the beginning, I was nearly 6. I was a quiet kid with a vivid imagination. It was nice to have something to channel my energy toward.

How has Star Wars influenced you?

I have tried hard to follow a light side philosophy in everyday life. It’s not an easy road, but there’s enough darkness in the world already.

What is your most memorable Star Wars moment?

At SWCC I gave Anthony Daniels a little container of a purple glitter blend I made with a friend. We made it in memory of Carrie Fisher.

How do you celebrate your fandom, do you for example collect anything, cosplay or have a tattoo?

I have some vintage action figures, most of them since childhood. I just cosplayed for the first time at Star Wars Celebration Chicago. It didn’t go over as well as I would have liked.

What’s the best part of being a member of Star Wars communities?

I’ve made a few friends in it, I look forward to more.

What are your next plans for Star Wars?

I plan to go to SWC Anaheim!

What are you looking forward to from Lucasfilm Ltd and Star Wars in the future?

I hope there will be more video games developed. I’d like to try them.

Is there anything that hasn’t happened yet in Star Wars that you would like to see happen?

Nothing that’s within the realm of possibility.

To end each point of view we ask you to answer some rapid fire questions, gut feeling and no hesitation…

  1. Favourite Star Wars Film? – Return of the Jedi
  2. Favourite Character? – Princess Leia
  3. Most ridiculous random piece of merchandise? – I wouldn’t say I have anything ridiculous.
  4. Holiday Special or Caravan of Courage? – I’ve only seen the holiday special… an experience I don’t want to have again
  5. Clone Wars or Rebels? –  Neither, I don’t have cable
  6. Worst Star Wars film? –  My least favorite is TLJ
  7. Porgs or Ewok? –  Ewoks
  8. Treasured Star Wars possession? –  A signed photo I got by mail when I was little
  9. What colour of lightsaber would you have? –  Purple
  10. What planet would you visit? – Alderaan