THE CHIGNON ASLEEP
34. EXT. SPACE - ASTEROID FIELD
The camera goes through an asteroid field until
to a stop on a Rebel base. A large portal is in the side
the station. Through it is seen a bustle of activity
from the bridge of the
cruiser RS Reekvange, captain
reporting. We are awaiting the return of
captain Han Solo and
his first mate,
Chewbacca, who are long overdue on a
mission to acquire the mystical
talisman which has been sought by
forces and the Empire.
35. INT. REBEL BASE - CONTROL ROOM
Luke, Leia, C-3PO, and Rebel General are
looking out the
portal into the asteroid field. Artoo rolls down a
and whistles at Threepio.
The talisman - it
makes things invisible,
Artoo beeps another question.
Yes, even you. Which I think might
A red colored alien with a headset is sitting
communications console. He is a communications officer.
monitor, a blip is headed towards their base in
We've picked up
It's the Millennium Falcon.
They're coming out of
lightspeed. I can't
Try a lower
The radar display fades and a view of the
cockpit of the
Falcon is shown. Chewie is seated and Han can be
hanging upside down in the background.
Falcon, do you copy? Come in Falcon.
It's Chewie. But where's
That's him! Hanging upside
I can't make radio contact.
He's on a collision course.
we're in mortal danger from our own
Falcon, do you copy?
This is madness.
You're right General. I can't
what Chewbacca's doing.
Whatever he's doing, there must be
reason. Hold your fire.
We've lost all contact, sir.
The monitor with Chewie on it goes to
36. EXT. SPACE - ASTEROID FIELD
The Falcon is headed straight for the Rebel
Falcon is near impact.
The Falcon changes direction at the last minute
speeds away from the base.
37. INT. REBEL BASE - CONTROL ROOM
I'm going after them.
Luke, take Artoo with you.
If something has happened to
and Chewbacca is alone, you will need me
38. EXT. SPACE
A Y-wing flies through the asteroid filed and
Falcon. The Falcon fires several shots at the Y-wing
39. INT. Y-WING - COCKPIT
Luke and Threepio are both seated in the
blasts flash past the canopy of the fighter.
Sir, he's firing on us.
I know, but I don't think he means to
us. Chewie's a better shot than that.
40. EXT. SPACE
The Falcon accelerates and speeds away from the
Look, he's speeding
up. We're losing him.
41. INT. Y-WING - COCKPIT
Luke holds his headset microphone closer to his
speaks into it.
This is Y-4 to base.
straight for a moon in the Panos system.
42. EXT. MOON - OCEAN - DAY
The Falcon flies into a red jelly-like ocean.
under the surface and pops back up on balloons.
43. EXT. SPACE
The Y-wing is headed for the same moon that the
landed on. The Y-wing is shaking from entering the
44. INT. Y-WING COCKPIT
The cockpit of the ship is shaking
What about me? I'm going to shake
45. INT. REBEL BASE - CONTROL ROOM
Leia and the communications officer are at the
Luke's transmissions are being monitored by them.
We're approaching the
water planet. We're
following Han and Chewie...
The message is cut off by static.
46. EXT. MOON - OCEAN - DAY
The Y-wing is headed for the ocean.
Hang on, Threepio. We're going
Are you sure this is the best way,
The Y-wing bounces on the surface of the water
times before coming to a rest. Artoo whistles and
inflate to keep the ship above water.
47. INT. Y-WING - COCKPIT
Threepio is in the back seat upside down. Luke
up under the dashboard, sits up.
Master Luke, sir, are you all
Yes. How 'bout Artoo?
Artoo whistles that he is. Luke pushes a button
dashboard and it beeps.
Our comlinks are out. We can't contact
48. EXT. MOON - OCEAN - DAY
The Y-wing is floating on the ocean. The
Where are you going,
Luke stands up and looks around with his
To see if I can locate the Falcon
visual sighting. Maybe it's close by.
A large creature has risen up from the water
Y-wing and roars. Luke drops his macrobinoculars
pulls out his blaster. He fires on the creature and hits
the head. The creature just licks his licks as if
it liked being
Artoo, stand by to fire the ejection
The creature reaches its long neck down and
takes a bite
out of the rear of the ship.
And hurry Artoo or we'll be desert
The front of the ship detaches and speeds away.
creature is hit by a ray that makes it dive into the
ray came from a forked rifle held by Boba Fett.
He is seated in a
saddle on another of the creatures.
What is it, master Luke?
I'm not sure.
my life. Thank you.
You are alone?
I have two droids. We've come in
of a ship that crashed near here.
Maybe I can help you. I am Boba
ship you seek is nearby.
Are the Imperial troops near this
They are here, friend and growing
How far away?
The creature that Boba is riding licks what
Luke's Y-wing. Boba smacks the creature with his
All they do is eat.
Luke pulls out a ration pack.
This is all we have but uh, he's
The creature wraps it tongue around the pack
and pulls it
out of Luke's hands and into its mouth. It chews it
You are foolish to waste your
this dumb creature. No lower life form is
hungry for, friend. I take it
you have no love of the
Well, neither do I. It will be
find the ship you seek. Follow me,
He hits his mount with his rifle and the
49. INT. Y-WING - COCKPIT
Don't you think it might be
trust him so quickly, sir?
He's our only chance. And, besides
seems like a friend.
Indeed, friend is merely a term
50. EXT. MOON - OCEAN - DAY
Luke's Y-wing follows Boba Fett across the
moons can be seen in the sky.
Did Artoo say
Words to that affect.
We then see the Millennium Falcon floating on
51. INT. MILLENNIUM FALCON
Chewie is holding the glowing talisman in his
is standing a doorway.
Chewie, you've got the talisman.
No, don't destroy it!
Chewie drops the talisman out of a porthole.
and then slumps to the floor.
Boba sees Luke on the ground and fires a rope
wrist at Chewie. The rope wraps itself around
Boba Fett, no! He's a friend. Don't
him, Boba Fett.
What did he do to Luke?
Boba releases the rope that is holding Chewie.
He didn't do anything. R2-D2 has
Chewie picks up Luke and carries him down a
Everyone follows him.
It must have come from the
Artoo says it's some kind of
virus that only affects humans.
Chewie growls and then hangs Luke upside down
next to Han.
He says the only way to keep them
to let the blood rush to their heads.
I know this sleeping virus the
uses on its enemies. They have a remedy
for it in the city. I
could get some for
I'm afraid, Chewbacca insists on
You'll only get in the way. But,
must. Come on.
52. EXT. MOON - OCEAN NEAR CITY -
Chewie and Boba ride his creature towards the
they arrive, they climb up into the city through a
53. EXT. CITY - STREET - DAY
Boba Fett and Chewie are standing in a doorway
building. There are many aliens around - either walking
You stay here while I get the
I said stay, friend. Luke trusted
I'm your only chance of getting out of
here alive. Do you
Chewie growls that he does. Boba walks away
and walks the streets past many exotic aliens. He sees
shop with a sign advertising the serum.
update: although Boba Fett
quickly located the serum for
sleeping virus - we had no idea of his
Boba goes to a public communications unit and
card into it. Darth Vader appears on the monitor.
I have made contact with the
all is proceeding as you wish, Darth
55. INT. MILLENNIUM FALCON
Threepio is checking Han and Luke with a
Yes, their metabolisms are slowing
I wonder what's keeping Chewbacca. Try to
find them on the
Artoo plugs his "arm" into the viewscreen
Vader appears on the monitor.
Good work, but I
want them alive. Now that
you've got their trust, they may take
to their new base.
The viewscreen switches from Darth to
This time we'll
get them all.
The viewscreen switches back to
I see why they
call you the best bounty
hunter in the galaxy.
Oh no! What will we do
56. EXT. CITY - STREET - DAY
A group of stormtroopers march by where Chewie
hiding in the doorway. Boba Fett returns.
I have the serum.
Chewie sniffs the air as if he smells
We must leave quickly,
57. EXT. MOON - OCEAN - DAY
Boba Fett and Chewie flee the city on the
are followed by an Imperial gun boat manned
stormtroopers. The boat fires on the creature carrying
Chewie and miss. Boba pulls out his blaster and
fires on the boat. He
misses. Chewie takes the blaster
out of his hand and fires on the boat.
He hits it and it
58. INT. MILLENNIUM FALCON
Han and Luke are both untied and conscious.
still groggy from the sleeping virus.
Are you all right?
I'm not sure.
I don't know.
Well, somebody must know
He says our friend Boba found serum
the talisman virus.
Boba, you're a hero and a faithful
You must come back with us.
Artoo whistles and beeps furiously.
What's the matter with
I'm afraid, sir, it's because you
Boba is a friend and faithful ally. That
simply does not feed
Artoo's information bank.
What are you talking about?
We intercepted a message between
Darth Vader, sir. Boba Fett is Darth
Vader's right hand
man. I'm afraid this
whole adventure has been an Imperial
We'll meet again,
Boba walks toward a small panel with his
He pushes a button on the panel and a circular hatch opens in
ceiling of the Falcon. He ignites his backpack and flies
Well, trust a droid to get to the
Boba sure fooled the rest of
59. INT MILLENNIUM FALCON - COCKPIT
Chewie growls as everyone enters the cockpit of
Falcon. Han and Chewie take their seats.
I beg your pardon, sir.
suspected all along there was something
How did you know, Chewie?
Chewie growls and holds his nose.
May I quote directly, sir? He just
Everyone laughs at this.
60. EXT. SPACE
The Falcon flies from the planet and heads for
Well, lets get off
starlog 3-24-1 signing off.
May the force be with you.
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