Got a newsletter from starwars.com which mentioned some of the visual (and one audio) Easter Eggs in Episode 2. What interests me is that despite the fact that Lucas has expressed a basic lack of interest in the “Expanded Universe”, one of the secret items is a freighter which has only ever appeared in the EU. (Talon Karrde’s freighter Wild Karrde is visible for an eyeblink in one scene). I wish Lucas understood that the Star Wars universe isn’t his personal property any more, and it’s his own fault. Any time a storyteller does as good a job as he … Continue reading →
I’ve been reading Kevin Anderson’s “Captain Nemo”, a ‘biography’ of the man as seen through the eyes of his childhood friend Jules Verne. It’s a good read, but so far, I wouldn’t put it on my “best books I’ve read” list – honestly, actual Jules Verne books have usually been better. In that spirit, I’ve been looking around Roanoke for a copy of “From the Earth to the Moon And A Trip Around It”. Barnes and Noble had the first half, which is the one that most Verne fans know, but no one has the combined books. I’ve found all … Continue reading →
The Similar Minds test says that I am 81% similar with Meiran and 80% complimentary. I think it means “complementary”, but it is too late in the evening to be sure. Readers who wish to compare themselves to me (yeah, right) can do so here: How Compatible are You with me? … Continue reading →
All right, ninjas… your new orders have come in and you may find them here… http://www.masterninja.com/weapons/mission/ I’d tell you which one I got, but I’m afraid I’d have to kill you. … Continue reading →
Well, my Enterprise personality test told me that I was Captain Archer. Rain’s, on the other hand, told her that she was Porthos the ship’s dog. Okay, stop thinking what you’re thinking. You perverts. 😉
Okay, so now I’m going to ask my questions about Episode 2, and hopefully get them out of my system.