ago, I participated in a series of discussions over whether the
Expanded Universe material was considered canonical Star Wars. I wrote
to Lucas Licensing and to my surprise, received a response from Howard
Roffman, the President of Lucas Licensing. Even more surprising was the
directness of his response. "No, it is not."
What was really
interesting was the response I received when posting the letter on the
discussion boards. Not one person's opinion was changed. NOT ONE. Any
one of them could have written and verified that Roffman's letter was
authentic. No one did.
I can only imagine that we are just as
stubborn regarding relevant controversial issues as well. Skeptics may
argue "If only God gave me more evidence, I might believe." Given my
experience with something as trivial as the Star Wars canon, I highly