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It is a dark and stormy night. Three cavemen sit together:
For those of us who can't speak proto-human-ese, here is a rough translation:
Znark shuffles off to the back of the cave, and does a very nice painting of a rotisseried fish surrounded by a bed of parsley. Sadly, however, the next night the cave collapses on our three protagonists and Znark's astounding imagination is lost for another few millennia.
Closing time in Jonas' friendly watering hole, somewhere on the shores of the Red Sea.
Sitting in the corner, with an ear cocked is Godalister. That worthy hack, famed for his ability to twist a fact and turn a phrase, is scribbling happily on a piece of parchment. He's making notes, as follows:
Godalister is is thinking: "If I can work this up into a story, it'll be a dead cert for 'miraculous tales'." Old Devilistus simply LOVES to publish weird and freaky shit. He'll pay BIG BUCKS for this!"
He was right. Devilistus loved the work and it was published to critical acclaim. The public went MAD about it. It was even made into a crowd-pleasing theatre production that toured the known world. The printing was pretty bad, and many, many typos crept in. Perhaps the most serious of these was that, instead of being accredited to Godalister, it was published under the name 'God.' Godalister didn't care. He'd already been paid for the work and was set to make much more in the future...
George Lucas is sitting in his room in Hollywood, facing a blank piece of paper. He has been staring at this for a long time, suffering a small but painful period of writers block. Suddenly, a phrase leaps to mind: "A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away..."
"The Jedi Church believes that there is one all powerful force that binds all things in the universe together. The Jedi religion is something innate inside everyone of us, the Jedi Church believes that our sense of morality is innate. So quiet your mind and listen to the force within you!"