It’s tough identifying as female and as a nerd. It’s especially tough when you have to be both together, at the same time. Over the years, being one of those two things has aged better than the other. If you’re here reading this in 2017, you know which one it is.
On the beloved occasion of Star Wars Day, where fans around the world display their affection for arguably the most celebrated franchise of all time, I decided to dive between the cracks of the Light and Dark, the fundamental reason why people flock the story of Star Wars. What goes beyond the story of family, beyond good and evil?
We often associate the character of a super sleuth being someone who has upper class mannerisms, twirls in tweed jackets, plays the violin (I'm looking at you Hugh Laurie...and well, Sherlock) and quotes classical authors. Our local desi sleuth has no such qualms about him. Guest Writer Afza Shireen writes about the detective who stole her heart as young girl.