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Never Venture Out Among The Asteroids

Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker

By Alan Dean Foster & George Lucas  

20 May, 2018

Because My Tears Are Delicious To You


1976’sStarWars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker isAlan Dean Foster’s (uncredited) novelization of the initial scriptfor George Lucas’ StarWars: A New Hope.(Not called that at the time of first release, as y’all no doubtknow.)

FormerSenator Palpatine’s quest to make the galaxy great again hastransformed a troubled republic into a brutal autocracy. Here andthere, out-numbered rebels are trying to resist oppression. All verysad, but what does it have to do with farmboy Luke Skywalker, stuckon backward desert world Tatooine?

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