The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Thursday, January 11, 2007

More musings on Star Wars

If we accept all the Star Wars films as the same canon, then a lot that happens in the original films has to be reinterpreted in the light of the prequels. As we now know, the rebel Alliance was founded by Yoda, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Bail Organa. What can readily be deduced is that their first recruit, who soon became their top field agent, was R2-D2.

Via Jason Kottke, A New Sith, or Revenge of the Hope Reconsidering Star Wars IV in the light of I-III

An interesting reinterpretation of Star Wars IV–VI, notwithstanding the fact that George Lucas was making everything up as he went along, especially for episodes I–III but he doesn't care—he's got our money and besides, geeks live for explaining continuity errors in science fiction series (and amusingly enough, nothing that went on in Episodes I–III matched what he wrote about in “Bantha Tracks”—I know this because my friend Hoade used to get this newsletter as a kid).

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