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May 23, 2005

Not Even the Doglings Were Spared!

darth_athena.jpg

See? This is how Jake Lloyd should have been.

Update: Athena's lightsaber's been upgraded, courtesy of Eric Buhler. Thanks, Eric!

Posted by john at May 23, 2005 04:21 PM

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David Klecha | May 23, 2005 06:11 PM

Ruthless child you've got there.

She could probably have given Jake Lloyd or that Hayden guy pointers.

Jim Winter | May 23, 2005 08:30 PM

This dog resists. Strong in the Force he is. Yet much anger I sense in him. The Dark Side clouds him.

chrispian | May 23, 2005 08:45 PM

Great pic. I remember being a kid and one of the bigger kids on my block telling me that the scientists had actually figured out how to make lightsabers and that his parents had ordered him one. I was so jealous I thought I was going to die. To this day I'm still dissapointed ;)

I'm not a fanatic, but I do still wish I was a Jedi.

Jon Hansen | May 23, 2005 09:31 PM

I knew a guy in grad school who, after finishing his degree, decided to embark on training to be a Jedi. PE classes, i.e., fencing, as well as classes in the philosophy/religion and psychology (for the mindtricks, I believe).

Hmm. Wonder how that worked out for him?

Steve Brady | May 24, 2005 12:21 AM

She could probably have given Jake Lloyd or that Hayden guy pointers.

Or the writer....

mythago | May 24, 2005 02:31 AM

Many Pokémon died to bring us this picture.

David Goldfarb | May 24, 2005 03:37 AM

Is it just me or did you change your typefaces?

Dean | May 24, 2005 08:56 AM

Jim: Athena's the Bad Guy here. You can tell because her lightsabre is red.

It easier to tell the bad guys from the good in the dark it makes.

Anonymous | May 24, 2005 09:55 AM

WHY was every other word in that movie "plain english" but they couldn't call children children? THAT's what I want to know...

Brennan | May 24, 2005 09:59 AM

Run out of cats, has she?

John H | May 24, 2005 12:23 PM

Your training is now complete, Darthena!

John H | May 24, 2005 12:24 PM

(Buhler...Buhler...Buhler......)

Eric B | May 25, 2005 08:02 PM

I can't tell you how many times I heard that when I was in school. Never mind that it's "Bueller" in the movie. It's all good.

DonBoy | May 25, 2005 09:10 PM

WHY was every other word in that movie "plain english" but they couldn't call children children? THAT's what I want to know...

My conclusion was that Lucas was too chicken to call child-killing by its name, even when it's right in front of us.

Q | May 26, 2005 10:19 AM

[i]WHY was every other word in that movie "plain english" but they couldn't call children children? THAT's what I want to know...[/i]

Well, not to get TOO geeky... but I tended to imagine that Youngling was not really just another word for Child, but was instead more a term for the youngest "rank" of Jedi, prior to being referred to as a Padawan for example... Younglings, from what we saw, were taught in groups, and perhaps did not have a single Master/Mentor in the Master/Padawan setup...

But that's just my opinion really.

Jon H | May 29, 2005 04:59 PM


What kind of dog is that?

Purty.

John Scalzi | May 31, 2005 08:05 AM

Kodi is an Akita.

Anonymous | March 11, 2007 12:01 PM

i am chilean !!!!!!

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