The coming of a new movie bringing a resurgence of interest in a book that was published in the 1960's has recently come to fore in my mind, and although there are superficial connections to the Star Trek franchise, I think it could suggest a potentially fun one-off story that gives us a very broad view of the Star Wars galaxy. Very superficially, we have Chris Pine who plays Captain Kirk, and now is going to appear in the film version of A Wrinkle in Time. The other superficial connection is the old ST novel The Wounded Sky. I have no idea if Diane Duane's thought processes were completely uninfluenced by the original A Wrinkle in Time novel, but that's what The Wounded Sky feels like in some sense: ST meets AWiT. I don't say that with the intent to diminish The Wounded Sky. Just that both novels are exploring levels of reality, unrestricted by the boundaries of science fiction or hard science fiction. Philosphy, mathematics, and poetry are all thrown into a blender (there aren't any poems in TWS, but the prose has poetic descriptions and moments). TWS attaches a drive system that harnesses something called "creative physics" but it's high science that blurs that line between science and magic. TWS and the ST:TNG television episode adapted from it explore the idea of thought, energy, and reality blurring and result in a wild exploratory adventure. The Enterprise crew even visit another universe or realm which they accidentally jumpstart into a new phase of existence, and leave an impression of themselves behind (implying that they will manifest in that universe in some form or another). Basically, they visit the genesis of an entire universe. For a brief period of time, they travel without any kind of boundary of time or space. A Wrinkle in Time is like that too. I'm not suggesting that SW should do a novel or movie that is the equivalent of SW meets AWiT. But a rare moment of truly stepping beyond the "mundane" world/galaxy of SW, beyond the veil without limitations. SW has sometimes been good with exploring philosphy, a novel can sometimes have poetic prose. Doctor Who under Steven Moffat gave us some intriguing, dark and haunting bits of poetry. What about SW science that is so alien to us, to the point of blurring the line between science and magic. AWiT and TWS give us living, sentient Stars; and so has Doctor Who. Sentient stars is a romanticized concept, but hey, ST tried it with at least this one novel. In TLJ we see force-users connect from distances far away across the galaxy. Luke does something impressive, but with serious consequences. But where are the Stars and other celestial beings that can do this kind of thing everyday, like Mrs. Whatsit, or the crystal spider from ST: The Wounded Sky. Sure we've seen some sentient beings that are on another level...in The Clone Wars and maybe Rebels (haven't seen that far with Rebels) but some fans hand wave those shows as exaggerated, so maybe we need to see it in a live action film. What happens to the Tree-temple on Ahch-To seems like a good start, I think SW could push that kind of thing further.