[funsec] Evil supervillian reduced to bank robbery ...
RL_Vaughn at baylor.edu
Fri Jul 23 19:02:26 CDT 2010
Rob, grandpa of Ryan, Trevor, Devon & Hannah wrote:
> Date sent: Fri, 23 Jul 2010 15:54:18 -0700
> From: robert_mcmillan at idg.com
>> The Daily Mail had the best headline on this: "The Empire Strikes Bank"
> He'd been *Lord* Vader, once, feared by all who had even heard of him. As
> feared as that other lord, whose name started with V, but who was so feared that
> people would even use his name when they talked about him. He'd even played the
> reformed villian, once, killing the evil emperor. Heck, he'd even been the hero
> a couple of times. Had a franchise.
> It'd all gone wrong since his lightsaber had run out of power, and the AAA
> batteries on this backwater planet weren't Imperial standard. And now he was
> reduced to busking on the streets of Victoria, with a fiddle.
> Or robbing banks. It was degrading ...
And included a rather embarrassing stint as a performer:
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