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Luke is terrified but tries not to show it. He quietly sips his drink, looking over the crowd for a more sympathetic ear or whatever.

A large, multiple-eyed Creature gives Luke a rough shove.


CREATURE:
Negola dewaghi wooldugger!?

The hideous freak is obviously drunk. Luke tries to ignore the creature and turns back to his drink. A short, grubby Human and an even smaller rodent-like beast join the belligerent monstrosity.

HUMAN:
He doesn't like you.

LUKE:
I'm sorry.

HUMAN:
I don't like you either.

The big creature is getting agitated and yells some unintelligible gibberish at the now rather nervous young adventurer.

HUMAN:
Don't insult us. You just watch yourself. We're wanted men. I have the death sentence in twelve systems.

LUKE:
I'll be careful then.

HUMAN:
You'll be dead.

-- Extract from Star Wars: A New Hope script book by George Lucas

[A friend told me a story tonight which was the actual real world equivalent of this. See -- life can sometimes imitate space opera.]

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