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Battle on Utapau

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Battle on Utapau

One of the last battles of the Clone Wars was waged on Utapau. There, the 212th Attack Battalion fought with towering, rocket-launching Octuptarra Magna Tri-Droids in an effort to capture or kill General Grievous. It was also at Utapau, after the battle was won, that the same clone troopers attempted to kill Obi-Wan Kenobi, after receiving Order 66 from Chancellor Palpatine.

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Luke and Han: Out Of Sorts

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Luke and Han find themselves out of sorts, as various pieces of debris threaten to crush them. All their hopes rest on the actions of Luke’s droids.

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Luke Skywalker:¬†“Will you shut up and listen to me! Shut down all the garbage smashers on the detention level, will ya?”

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Luke: “Do you copy? Shut down all the garbage smashers on the detention level! Shut down all the garbage mashers on the detention level!”

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V-Wing: The Empire Begins

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LEGO V-Wing

Before TIE Fighters became the iconic weapon of the Galactic Empire, Episode III Revenge of the Sith tells us the frontline starfighter was the Alpha-3 Nimbus-class V-Wing. It was hard to tell there was such a connection, in the angles this model formed it looked more like a Jedi Starfighter or an A-Wing, except when viewed head-on. Here the menacing design does foreshadow the machinery of the Empire in its outline.

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