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  Star Wars
Star Wars is an influential science fantasy saga and fictional universe created by writer/producer/director George Lucas in the early 1970s.
Star Wars began with a 13-page treatment for a space adventure movie that George Lucas drafted in 1973, inspired by multiple myths and classic stories.
References to the main characters and themes of Star Wars are casually made in Western society with the well-qualified assumption that others will understand the reference, without the speaker feeling the need to explain the reference, similar to the use of unelaborated references to the Bible and Greek mythology.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/s/st/star_wars.html   (4971 words)

  
 Star Wars - PopCultureReference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Star Wars is the name of a series of science fantasy movies, a literary franchise, and a series of video games based on the ideas of filmmaker and writer George Lucas, which consist of numerous prequels, sequels, and literary adaptations.
Star Wars stresses the self-destructive nature of anger and hate, summed up in Yoda's words ("Fear is the path to the dark side: fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering") as well as placing one's feelings for certain people aside.
Star Wars was also a daily newspaper comic strip from 1979 to 1984, for the bulk of its run written by Archie Goodwin and drawn by Al Williamson.
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 sociology - Star Wars
Star Wars is the name of a nonilogy series of science fantasy movies, a literary franchise, and a series of video games based on the ideas of filmmaker George Lucas.
The galactic setting of Star Wars is never given a name and is called simply "the galaxy." Since the characters never venture beyond the galaxy and the power of both the Republic and the Empire ends at its borders, the galaxy can be said to serve as a microcosm of both Earth and a country.
Star Wars the radio adaptation, NPR 1981, was followed by adaptations of the next two films of the series.
www.aboutsociology.com /sociology/Star_Wars   (3967 words)

  
 Star Wars - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
An example of the space opera genre, the Star Wars story also employs archetypal motifs common to both science fiction and classical mythology, as well as classical music motifs of those aspects.
Star Wars began with a 13-page treatment for a space adventure movie which George Lucas drafted in 1973, inspired from multiple myths and classic stories.
Then, in 1978, following the success of the original Star Wars movie, he publicly announced that he would create a total of twelve films to chronicle the adventures of Luke Skywalker (in the original scripts, the character was then known as Luke Starkiller).
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/s/t/a/Star_Wars_fcb0.html   (4007 words)

  
  List of minor Star Wars organizations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The following is a list of minor organizations in the fictional Star Wars universe.
The Krath developed a powerful War droid which was designed for the task of slaying Jedi - The droids were just as lethal as intended, annihilating every one of their targets when dropped en-masse into Jedi temples.
In Star Wars Episode I, the Naboo Royal Guards were under the command of Captain Pananka, and he was headed Queen Amidala.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_minor_Star_Wars_organizations   (6072 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Main Page
Species See List of Quercus species The term oak can be used as part of the common name of any of several hundred species of trees and shrubs in the genus Quercus, and some related genera, notably Cyclobalanopsis and Lithocarpus.
Captain is a nautical term, an organizational title, and a rank in various uniformed organizations.
From the American Civil War until the 1920s, more meat was processed in Chicago than in any other place in the world.
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 Star Wars . Enpsychlopedia
Star Wars is a science fantasy saga and fictional galaxy created by writer / producer / director George Lucas during the 1970s.
Star Wars melds science with supernatural elements that strongly relate to epic stories and fairy tales (for example, magic, knights, witches, princesses and 'whimsical' alien races such as Ewoks and Gungans).
Leia is forced to witness the destruction of her home-world by the dreaded Death Star.
enpsychlopedia.org /psypsych/Star_Wars   (7554 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Star Wars Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Star Wars is the name of the science fantasy movie, literary franchise, and series of video games based on the ideas of writer/director George Lucas, which consist of numerous prequels, sequels, and literary adaptations.
Thus, the novels are not necessarily an official part of the Star Wars universe, although considerable ongoing effort is spent on the part of LucasFilm Licensing to ensure continuity between different authors works.
Many fans of the original Star Wars movies reject the literary works of the Expanded Universe, and insist only the films or statements George Lucas has made interpreting his own works, can be accepted as canonical.
www.ipedia.com /star_wars.html   (1222 words)

  
 List of books - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith by Matthew Stover
Star Wars Galaxies: The Ruins of Dantooine by Voronica Whitney-Robinson
Star Wars Republic 50: The Battle of Kamino
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/List_of_books   (2326 words)

  
 Star Wars History :: From Exar Kun to Luke Skywalker and beyond...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
From the Great Hyperspace War to Exar Kun's fall to the Dark Side, and Anakin Skywalker's Corruption to Luke Skywalker's Jedi Academy, starwarshistory.org will be the definitive resource for all questions about the Star Wars Saga.
Star Wars History is proud to present a preview frame of the new animation short developed at the University of North Dakota.
Star Wars History is proud to sponsor this film and its developers.
www.starwarshistory.org   (426 words)

  
 Star Wars Miniatures Fan Site: Rebel Storm and more
In May, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Star Wars saga, Wizards of the Coast is releasing Alliance and Empire, the next great set for the Star Wars Miniatures Game.
The culmination of this philosophy was the Death Star.
The Death Star Troopers were an elite fighting force loyal to the Imperial Navy and Tarkin, as opposed to the stormtroopers who had their own command structure and were loyal to the Emperor.
starwarsminigames.com   (10496 words)

  
 TheStar.com - sciencetech - ... but on the bright side, fewer wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
So, there are fewer wars in the world, but is the world a safer place, what with, as the brief points out, armed conflict increasing in many regions of the world, as well as terrorism and organized violence against civilians?
The media pays far more attention to wars that start than those that quietly end; human-rights organizations always draw our attention to situations where there are gross abuses of human rights – not to where they are improving.
Mostly because of the instabilities associated with the end of the Cold War and the break-up of the Soviet Union.
www.thestar.com /sciencetech/article/177993   (984 words)

  
 Stories Tagged 'wars' » Netscape.com
Video Games – Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic takes place just a few years after the Mandolorian Wars, thousands of years before the events in the Star Wars movies we know and love.
Movies – Star Wars Episode VII may be as close as your computer.
Star War fans have taken matters into their own hands and created spin offs of the Star Wars Saga.
www.netscape.com /tag/wars   (840 words)

  
 Koret Family House - Welcome!
As has been a tradition for the previous Star Wars movies, Lucasfilm will use the premieres to raise critical funds and awareness for issues affecting children and families, by working with local charities.
"These charitable organizations are the leaders in direct services and advocacy for children and families," said George Lucas, Honorary Chair for the event.
If you would like to be put on the list for tickets please email the following person with your full contact information and number of tickets you are requesting.
www.familyhouseinc.org /starwars.htm   (337 words)

  
 List of lists - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
List of lists - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
List of Alliance and New Republic military units
List of references to Earth in Star Wars
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/List_of_lists   (87 words)

  
 Star Wars
Featuring everything you need to play and run the Star Wars Roleplaying Game, this book features updated content from all six Star Wars films, updated rules that take full advantage of advances in the d20 system, and a streamlined system that makes it easier than ever to get a game running.
Useful in all eras of the Star Wars timeline, this extensively illustrated title will enrich gameplay for both the gamemaster and player, with extensive historical data and features such as new feats, creatures, and prestige classes.
In the Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace movie, fans got a brief glimpse of the distant planet Naboo.
www.gameslore.co.uk /acatalog/Products_Star_Wars_68.html   (701 words)

  
 Books HQ : Bantam Books
Lists the various books written about the many murders, and their victims.
List of novels, collections and uncollected short fiction by the author.Includes book descriptions and pictures of the book covers.
Lists of favorites, a newsletter and childrens section are...
books-hq.com /bantambooks   (700 words)

  
 Windows Marketplace: Software
The Windows Vista Business operating system is designed to meet the needs of business organizations of all sizes.
Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds Saga gathers the popular real-time strategy game Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds and its dynamic Episode II mission expansion Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds: Clone Campaigns in a single package.The destiny of a galaxy hangs in the balance and you're in command....
Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds Saga - license and media By Lucas Arts Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds Saga gathers the...
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 Global Warming Skeptic Organizations
This conservative think tank shifted its focus from Star Wars to climate change in the late 1980s.
In 1989, the Marshall Institute released a report claiming that "cyclical variations in the intensity of the sun would offset any climate change associated with elevated greenhouse gases." Though refuted by the IPCC, the report was very influential in influencing the Bush Sr.
See the report for a list of these organizations.
www.ucsusa.org /global_warming/science/skeptic-organizations.html   (790 words)

  
 Star Wars Details, Meaning Star Wars Article and Explanation Guide
Star Wars related animated TV shows">6 Star Wars related animated TV shows
Most aliens prior to this series came from the one galaxy the films are set in.
The Galactic Senate Another Star Wars forum, which includes speculation, talk on the original films, the infamous Pants quotes, and more.
www.e-paranoids.com /s/st/star_wars.html   (2438 words)

  
 Top Podcasts on PodcastAlley.com -- The place to find Podcasts
Harry Potter Prognostications is a podcast that delves into the literary, religious and philsophical sources and themes of the Harry Potter books and movies, and uses them to attempt to make predictions as to the eventual outcome of the books.
A podcast focusing on the fanatical hobby of Star Wars collecting with a specific focus on Hasbro (formerly Kenners) Star Wars Action Figure line.
Organized crime runs every franchise, games are fixed and rival players are assasinated.
www.podcastalley.com /top_podcasts.php?num=50   (1900 words)

  
 Free parks concerts herald new Symphony season
The “Back to School” theme continues at the Waterfront concert, where concertgoers are encouraged to bring school supplies to donate to all Portland Public School students.
Other tentatively scheduled organizations include the Portland Jugglers; the Blazers’ Boys and Girls Club, the Community Cycling Center, a non-profit bicycle shop that offers bike camps for kids and provides commuter bikes to low-income adults and Habitat for Humanity.
There is still free booth space available for neighborhood non-profits, children’s programs, arts organizations and community development groups.
www.oregonsymphony.com /news/0506/0729_parks.html   (1142 words)

  
 MxO Story Timeline
Because the people in the Machine and Merovingian organizations stay quiet about it (at least from my point of view, feel free to show me a place where these things are openly discussed and documented, if it exists).
This was extremely annoying to people who knew that it could only be solved with the help of the other organizations.
I remember reading somewhere that the devs were working on a large article that describes practically everything that has happened in the story between now and the beginning of the game.
forums.station.sony.com /mxo/posts/list.m?start=15&topic_id=11500000002   (1853 words)

  
 Living Force Archive
Darksiders can't organize, because they're always afraid everyone else is going to stab them in the back -- literally.
The war seems to be going well, but he fears that in the wake of a number of victories, the people of Cularin may grow complacent.
Shadow has covered Cularin these last few months, with the passing of heroes, the rumors of the war growing across the galaxy, and the unexplained exodus of Jedi back to their hallowed halls on Almas.
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=starwars/lfarchive   (3571 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Star Wars E3 BF64 DESTROYER DROID: Toys & Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
In the STAR WARS universe, the Clone Wars is a galactic conflict between the Repulic and the Separationist Forces supported by the major galactic commerce organizations.
The toy itself isn't the most fun Star Wars figure on the market.
Clone Troopers: A list by Scorch "Republic Commando"
www.amazon.com /Star-Wars-BF64-DESTROYER-DROID/dp/B0009K6V9U   (577 words)

  
 Star Wars: Ultimate Adversaries Sourcebook > Star Wars RPG > Roleplaying Games > Gaming - Wizards of the Coast - ...
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Watch your step - inside this book, you'll encounter a fully illustrated menagerie of foes to pit against the heroes of the galaxy.
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 Veterans Service Organizations - View All Organizations
Association of Ex-POW of the Korean War, Inc.
Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Korean War Veterans Association of the USA, Inc.
www1.va.gov /vso/index.cfm?template=view&SortCategory=4   (161 words)

  
 Starfleet - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
StarFleet's history dates back to the year 1997, and StarFleet has been operating continously under the same organization since 1999.
We are an online gaming community where persons interested in playing Star Trek related, as well as non Star Trek related, games online can do so in a community based environment working within a real command structure.
Starfleet is always seeking to estabilishing diplomatic relationships with other gaming Fleets, Clans and organizations.
www.starfleets.st   (212 words)

  
 Bible Study Notes > Christian Directory: Publishing
If you would like to suggest a new category, email us, and we will add the new category if approved.
Information on the Christian Directory organizations listed will not be disclosed or sold to any outside entity.
Bible Study Notes Group reserves the right to communicate to the listed organizations.
www.biblestudynotes.org /links/Publishing   (291 words)

  
 List asp - Filter Summary
Science Fiction related 3D Models, Images and Animations including Star Wars, Star Trek, Babylon 5, Blade Runner, Battlestar Galactica and Aliens.
Index of Oklahomans in Spanish-American War -- Alphabetized for your convenience, this list of individuals was included in the 1898 report of the governor
This offering from Marcio Coelho will show the coder a couple of ways of moving data between two list boxes.
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 Adventurers Guild -- Star Wars Skill List
Also grants knowledge of the laws in the same planet or organization
This is a skill that we can't find the origin of; therefore, Ryan is claiming it as his own.
Star Wars RPG 2nd Edition – Revised and Expanded
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