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Episode 184: And You Thought We Were Near The End

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Think of the Trade Federation as a Galactic version of IKEA.

Transcript

{flashback scene of the Queen's audience chamber on Naboo}
Darth Maul: {voiceover} "Well, the jig was up. Palpatine contacted Queen Amidala."
Palpatine: {hologram} Your Highness, I have news of the Lost Orb.
Queen Amidala: You've located it then, Senator?
Palpatine: Unfortunately, there have been some... complications. I believe the Orb was taken from Naboo by the Trade Federation; they plan to—
{transmission breaks up}
[SFX]: Zzzt...
[SFX]: Zzzt...
[SFX]: Ffzzt!
Queen Amidala: Senator!
Sio Bibble: A break in communications can mean only one thing.
Qui-Gon: {dying, non-flashback} I knew it! Stinking saboteur!
Sio Bibble: The Trade Federation is trying to apply more pressure over this embargo.
{flashback scenes of the invasion of Naboo, one showing Trade Federation leaders as holograms talking to a combat droid commander}
Darth Maul: {voiceover} "With you clods running loose, the Feds pushed up their real plan: to invade Naboo."
Droid: {reporting from the surface of Naboo} We've neutralised the planetary defence system. You can land the main invasion fleet near the capital city now.
Dofine (hologram): Excerrent. Soon our trade empire shall encompass this entire sector!
R2-D2: They're capturing planets just to open retail franchises? Evil!!


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