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Get to da choppaaa

July 25, 2015 - 12:46 -- Admin

When I realised it was my turn to write the Saturday News Review column for SMH and Bronnie was still Speaker of Parilament, I was so excited I could hardly finish my foie gras. There were two challenges for this column.

X-Wing Down

July 23, 2015 - 17:26 -- Admin

What if the great battles between the Rebellion and the Empire were fought out over Earth? Someone like Nicolas Amiard would get some great shots of the wreckage that's what.

A Star Destroyer squashes a whole bunch of luckless arrondisements.

Professor Compton reviews #TheDave

July 22, 2015 - 06:51 -- Admin

One of the things I do when I'm looking for a quick character name, especially for a minor background figure, is open Twitter. Sometimes you see the perfect handle. And sometimes you come a cropper.

In the first draft of Emergence, Professor Raymond Compton was Professor Raymond Camden. He had no on going role. I didn't know he and Threshy were to become so... intimate. He was just there to tell us about the runes on Urgon's sword.