Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina: “The Jawa’s Tale,” Part 3

will: Enough’s enough. We’re getting out of this story now.

z: [puts on seat belt]

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Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina: “The Jawa’s Tale,” Part 2

z: Hello, gentlebeings, and welcome to Part 2 of the Jawa’s Tale, wherein there’s a lot of moving on for my part because it’s either that or severe damage to my tablet.

This is going to be a short commentary, because I’ve got a project report due on the day this is scheduled to go live, and Will is busy with some family issues.

will: And life on all fronts. This year really needs to end.

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Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina: “The Jawa’s Tale,” Part 1

will: Deep breaths…

Welcome to the fall.

Look, I think you’ve been able to read the subtext–or, indeed, text–and know that we aren’t generally fans of Kevin J. Anderson, but he did write this story, so we’re going to read it.

This one is called “The Swap Meet,” and is about a Jawa.

Further, deponent sayeth not…yet.

z: Ooooh, boy. This non-traditional opening leaves me with not much hope, but I am not going to leave Will alone to face this, so in we go together.

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Tales of the Mos Eisley Cantina: “The Devaronian’s Tale,” Part 3

z: Hello, gentlebeings, and welcome to the final part of The Devaronian’s Tale, wherein we see Labria get what he want, and yet, not really win.

In personal news: The Fall 2017 season is over for WMGSO, with–I wonder if I’ll ever get tired of writing this, and I hope that I never will–what might have been our best performance yet. And our album crowdfunding campaign is still in full swing.

will: To those who are still recovering from turkey-induced comatose states, not unlike Labria’s own recovery (though hopefully less trauma-induced), welcome, and may this light amusement serve as an aperitif in your relaxation.

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Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina: “The Devaronian’s Tale,” Part 2

will: Friends, family, unindicted coconspirators, welcome back to Force Visions, and this week, where we once again return to a very much indicted (and, as we’ll learn, probably convicted in absentia) individual, who shares a love that I think we can all respect.

z: *surfaces, takes deep breath* Second concert of the season this Sunday and we’ve just launched an IndieGoGo campaign for our first album and I’m sorry if you get tired of that but I’ll kinda repeat that a few more times until the campaign ends in the second week of January aaaaaaanyway so that’s how it goes around here right now *dives back down again*

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Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina: “The Devaronian’s Tale,” Part 1

z: Hello, gentlebeings, and welcome to the first part of our commentary on “Empire Blues: The Devaronian’s Tale,” wherein we get a quality antihero with an obsession, for a change.

In personal news: Last weekend’s concert went astoundingly well. I’m expecting the one coming up the Sunday after this one to go even better, with the extra rehearsal time. And there’ll be an associated Big Announcement as well. But all in its time. I’m taking the lead this week as well, because Will’s still on his first Actual Vacation (™) in quite a while, but he’ll be chiming in with commentary.

Oh, and he did get me a T-shirt as requested :D.

will: In Rebel Pilot Orange, no less.

The Actual Vacation (™) is over, or at least near enough–as I write this it’s Wednesday night Pacific Time, and we leave at oh-god-early Thursday morning Pacific time, so right now I’m doing my first pass of commentary, and then I’ll be sleeping, and Z will finish off her pass tomorrow, and I’ll finish tomorrow night from back in New York.

It was a wonderful vacation.

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Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina: “The Lovers’ Tale,” Part 2

z: Hello, gentlebeings, and welcome to the second part of our commentary about “The Lovers’ Tale,” wherein heheheheheheeee. Also, emoticons.

In personal news, this is concert week. Coming at the end of a foreshortened 12-week rehearsal season, with an additional postponed small ensemble concert smack in the middle of that, this is going to be… another interesting one. And I’m having rehearsal two out of three for this week tonight. So it’s a bit chaotic in these here parts, especially since:

will: As you read this, I should be just waking up in Seattle, for my first honest-to-all vacation in… a long time. Not a convention, not an office closure, not a get-together with twenty or so of my closest friends (and no, I’m not being sarcastic there). All of those are nice, of course, but this is me taking vacation days from my job and going to a city where I do have friends, who I will be seeing and staying with, but where the schedule consists of whatever my wife and I put on it. Dinners, movies, museums and points of touristy interest.

z: Get me a T-shirt that has some sort of Seattle theme. (No, really: I collect T-shirts from different places. Size small please. I’ll pay you at New Year’s.)

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