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SPACE OVER TATOOINE

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We pan across the stars, showing a large desert planet in a
binary star system. On the far side of it, a space elevator
stretches up out of the atmosphere and into space, lights
bustling around it.
A blast of light fills the screen, violent but silent in the
vacuum. The light subsides and we see a small spaceship,
flying in towards the planet. It looks badly damaged.
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INT. SMUGGLER CRAFT - CONTINUOUS

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Inside the sparse interior of the ship, there are four
figures floating in zero gravity, holding onto straps on the
walls. The contents of the ship and its passengers are
knocked around by the change in momentum.
The SMUGGLER CAPTAIN is a surly-looking, frog-faced
creature, and his FIRST MATE is another of the same species.
A furry humanoid CREWMAN flies from the back of the ship to
the front, past a HOODED MAN, whose hand is on a large
duffel bag.
The Captain speaks in a coarse, cockney growl, or as close
to cockney as his facial structure can manage.
SMUGGLER CAPTAIN
We’re ’ere
The first mate fiddles with the radio.
FIRST MATE
They ’ailin’ us from the planet.
HOODED MAN
Don’t respond.
SMUGGLER CAPTAIN
After what we just got you out of,
you want us to hide you from Jabba
too?
The Crewman brings up a screen showing "transmissions
downloading."
HOODED MAN
You’re being paid well to smuggle
me.
SMUGGLER CAPTAIN
We’re smuggling you from the
Empire, sure, but smugglers answer
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