Hah! Love this cameo from one of the most maligned of the important figures in recent Galactic history, and I am now wondering of course if he will play a further role in this story. It makes perfect sense that he would be a political refugee at this point in the Galactic timeline, and that he would know too much about Anakin and Padmé's "babbies"—though I'm not familiar with the comic you cited, I suspect he may be one of the few people in the galaxy at this point with that insight, and that adds a great deal of pathos to his current situation. I don't blame him a bit for feeling suspicious about conversing with people who don't "tellen me yousa name." (Hey, given that there was darn near an award for "best Yodaspeak" last year, you could most certainly be in the running for "best Gunganese"! And "best GFFA txt talk"!) This Deeina is certainly a mysterious character herself, with her multiple names and games and her connection to the Alliance. I imagine the nature of her mission will become clearer as things progress. That's a boring thing for me to say, but it is true—I'm not going to try speculating because I know what you come up with in that department will be much more interesting than anything I can guess. And yes, those young people and their datapads... that seems like a meaningful detail, especially [hl=black]given the abortive txt chat with which the next section begins—which we of course talked about already[/hl]. It's always great fun to read your version of "txt talk" in the GFFA, and the fixed-width font was a nifty touch (what tag do you use for that?). Though the mysterious disappearance of the suddenly "bizi" BlasetreegoatAU casts more mystery and darkness over this particular chat than the others. I wonder what shaking the screen does? Just a gesture of frustration, or is it suppose to send some kind of alert? (On an Earth iPhone, that's what you do to undo what you typed; I don't know if that's true on Android devices too.) Nice to see some of Tendra's nicer side coming through here in offering to buy Doria's food. But what a contrast to Dak's continued tacky behavior! (Gosh, "stormie helmets"? Really? Not flattering at all, and that's saying the least!) I hope he has a nicer side that will come through at some point. Given the meaning behind the colors of the shirts here, I wonder if Doria's got something in mind with borrowing Dak's shirt (besides getting him to lay off Tendra). I hope it's not too long till the concert—two-plus hours with those... boys sounds like martyrdom!