William Shakespeare's Star Wars: Verily, a New Hope

William Shakespeare's Star Wars: Verily, a New Hope - Ian Doescher This was an interesting read. After reading a couple of years back the Star Wars - New Hope's novel that began it all and I thought that it had some interesting new things. As most tie-ins that are a prose version of the script that one gave some scenes that never went to the screen. Comparing it to this one is not possible because this is makeover of the scipt into a shakespearean play. Some scenes are funny as hell. If you are a fan of Star Wars you must read it. Don't expect anything new but expect drama and some hilarious scenes...

My favourite part of the movie is undoubtly this one...

"VADER [to Motti:] Nay,
peace! I warn thee,
man, be not too proud
Of thy great terror
A weapon for the
mass destruction of
A planet—even to destroy
it whole—
Is no match for the
power of the Force.

"MOTTI - Thou shalt not ’tempt
to frighten us with
So like a man of magic,
Vader. Nay,
Thy sorc’rer’s act is
tir’d and overdone.
The sad religion thou
dost cling to hath
No pow’r to conjure
up the stolen plans.
Nor dost thou have a
third-eye’s sight to

[Vader begins to choke Motti using the

More Epic than this.... Impossible!