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2.
SMUGGLER CAPTAIN (cont’d)
to Jabba the ’utt, and we need
answers to give him ’bout who we’s
smugglin’.

The Crewman’s screen starts showing videos of chaos--crowds
of demonstrators being fired upon by blasts of lasers.
People run in panic. It’s bedlam. The crewman perks up
excitedly and lets loose an agitated stream of clicks.
FIRST MATE
Gah, it’s even worse than it
looked.
The First Mate opens the video on
Captain’s eyes go wide. They wind
minutes before. The figure on the
ACTIVIST, talking directly to the

his screen. He and the
the videos back to five
screen is a human
camera.

ACTIVIST (IN VIDEO)
We won’t stand silently while the
"emperor" takes the rights of other
sentient beings away, because we
know human rights will be next!
Another video. Vapid entertainment news, featuring a pretty
Latina-looking teen, with the chyron "Leia Organa: Corellian
Socialite"
LEIA (IN VIDEO)
Like, the emperor is a great man,
and I think this alien rights stuff
is all really, like, discrimination
against humans.
The hooded man smiles. The crew cycles to the next video, a
news report showing hundreds of thousands of people and
other sentient beings marching through a great public
square.
REPORTER (IN VIDEO)
...The Emperor’s plan to move the
government from Coruscant to Earth,
and ban any non-humans from the
human homeworld, has brought
millions out into the streets here
on Corellia, crown jewel of the old
American diaspora...
He cycles to the next video. A middle-aged, Desi-looking
female politician, Senator MAAN MAHTHAAMA, is onscreen,
addressing the crowd over a PA system. Her name is displayed
on the bottom.

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