Publisher: Del Rey
Author: George Lucas
Cover Price: $12.00
ISBN: 0-345-42069-1 - First
A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Far, Far Away...
"It is a period of civil war. Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire."
INTERIOR: REBEL BLOCKADE RUNNER—MAIN HALLWAY
The awesome seven-foot-tall Dark Lord of The Sith makes his way into the blinding light of the main passageway. This is Darth Vader, right hand of the Emperor.
VADER: Commander, tear this ship apart until you've found those plans and bring me the Ambassador. I want her alive!
Even the best actors, the most talented director, and the most amazing special effects can't make a great movie without a superb story to build on. Now here is the complete screenplay of the cornerstone film that launched a science fiction phenomenon.
Experience the capture of Princess Leia by Lord Darth Vader and the evil minions of the Empire...Farmboy Luke Skywalker's discovery of her desperate message hidden in the droid R2-D2...Luke's fateful meetings with legendary Jedi Knight Obi-Wan Kenobi and intergalactic smuggler Han Solo...And the climactic battle to destroy the sinister Death Star.
Fully illustrated with the original storyboard art—and featuring highlights of the famous Rolling Stone interview with George Lucas—this definitive volume is a must for every Star Wars library.