Some point down the line, an awareness manifested that I was not a part of the American ideal, or rather, that something bigger believed that I was not a part of the American ideal.
"'Let me love you' is no longer enough for the fan. 'Let me love you . . . and you sure as hell better love me back' is the new baseline."
Lucas had, metaphorically speaking, taken a crayon to the Star Warsnegatives and scribbled all over them.