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Star Wars: “Lord Vader Will See You Now”

“Lord Vader is not interested in your excuses or apologies — and neither am I!” — Admiral Piett

Star Wars: “Lord Vader Will See You Now”
Published in The Empire Strikes Back: From A Certain Point of View

Rae Sloane has a very bad day in my short story for the fortieth anniversary celebration of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back!!
Published by Random House/Del Rey • November 10, 2020
Written by John Jackson Miller

Originally published in Star Wars: From A Certain Point of View by John Jackson Miller and many more!

Edited by Elizabeth Schaefer and Tom Hoeler

In the tradition of the successful From a Certain Point of View, dozens of writers and I have joined together for this fortieth anniversary celebration of The Empire Strikes Back. My story again brings back a favorite from the novels — Rae Sloane — to a pivotal point in the movie!

“I make no excuses — and I never apologize.” — Rae Sloane

This is the first story I’ve written in which Rae Sloane is the main character.