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The Illustrated Story of Festivals by Meyer A. Kaplan

By Meyer A. Kaplan

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Teela Panjarra was sound asleep. 54 CHAPTER SIX The sleeping infant was humanoid. She was so safely nestled within the LOCC that Yoda did not want to disturb her. " Frexton yelped as he squinted into the glow rod's light. "Security! " "Help you, the security droid cannot," Yoda informed the scientist. "Deceived the Jedi Council, you have. Now, away from the child you will step or. " Before Yoda could complete his sentence, the Chief Scientist drew a concealed blaster from his lab tunic. He raised the blaster fast and prepared to fire at the small Jedi Master.

Yoda was determined not to allow the XlO-Ds to harm anyone in the nursery, but he also didn't want to alert the Bartokks to the Jedi presence within the Science Service tower. Instead of openly attacking the XlO-Ds, Yoda decided to make the Bartokks think the XlO-Ds had an accident. Yoda moved to the nearest X10-D and extended his glmer stick cane under its rising foot. The droid stumbled and crashed into the other X10-D. With both droids thrown off balance, Yoda reached for his lightsaber and thumbed the activator.

The plant's mind was primitive, and its thoughts were only centered around light, warmth, and food. Unable to make any mental connection with the plant, Yoda redirected his concentration on the vines themselves, forcing them to release their grip on him. The plant relented, and Yoda fell to the laboratory floor. The lift tube doors opened. Frexton ran away from the barrel-shaped tank and jumped into the lift tube. As Yoda rose from the floor, the lift tube doors began to slide shut. Yoda forced the doors open, but the lift was already descending in the shaft.

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