Tuesday, May 17, 2005

SPACE CASE

SPACE CASE:
" All those who concoct imagined worlds must populate and name them, and the resonance of those names is a fairly accurate guide to the mettle of the imagination in question. Tolkien, earthed in Old English, had a head start that led him straight to the flinty perfection of Mordor and Orc. Here, by contrast, are some Lucas inventions: Palpatine. Sidious. Mace Windu. (Isn%u2019t that something you spray on colicky babies?) Bail Organa. And Sith"