Given everything that the Rebels had to go through to obtain data about the Imperial DS-1 Orbital Battle Station, you should consider yourself lucky. All you need to do is pick up a copy of the Death Star Owner’s Technical Manual!
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“This rancor will need to travel across Florida.”
At each and every Star Wars Celebration I find myself either saying or hearing phrases that sound completely out-of-this-galaxy.
“Can we get this landspeeder in the freight elevator?”
“We are going to build a Death Star and I want you to find out how much.”
Either they sound out-of-this-galaxy, or they sound completely impossible, as in “I just lost an entire marching band.”
Typically the responses sound much more in-galaxy than the original statements:
“We can’t get Darth Vader off the ground.”
“That is because the wind is coming too strongly from a direction that threatens to blow the Darth Vader hot-air balloon right into the ExCeL Convention Center and impale it on the roof.”
IMPERIAL CENTER, CORUSCANT – The overwhelming military superiority of the Galactic Empire has been confirmed once again by the recent announcement by the President of the United States that his nation would not attempt to build a Death Star, despite the bellicose demands of the people of his tiny, aggressive planet. “It is doubtless that such a technological terror in the hands of so primitive a world would be used to upset the peace and sanctity of the citizens of the Galactic Empire,“ said Governor Wilhuff Tarkin of the Outer Rim Territories. “Such destructive power can only be wielded to protect and defend by so enlightened a leader as Emperor Palpatine.”
Skyscrapernews.com, which we can only assume to be one of the leading sites for skyscraper news, recently posted concept designs for “Hotel Full Moon,” a radical design that will accompany some already high-concept structures on the Caspian Sea.
Full Moon is essentially a disc with rounded edges and a hole in one of the top corners that appears radically different to the view depending on the angle it is seen from. The frontage thanks to the bulging centre makes it appear more like a glass death star whilst the side profile is more than a little gherkinesque.
Read more about it here.