Episode VII: Escape from Peril
An Original Screenplay
EXT. SPACE Ė TATOOINE
The Jarenís Dream zooms towards the desolate planet of Tatooine.
INT. JARENíS DREAM Ė KANEíS QUARTERS
In the spartan quarters of the ship, a hooded Jedi Ė KANE SKYWALKER (14) stands next to R2-D2, gazing out of the window at the planet below.
Artoo beeps and gives an electronic raspberry.
I donít care what you say Artoo. I canít thank Master Talja enough for letting me come here with father and-
The door chimes and Kane turns.
Come in Ben.
The door opens up revealing BEN SKYWALKER (16), also dressed in Jedi robes.
Kane, get ready, weíll be landing soon.
Kane smiles and follows Ben out of the room.
EXT. SPACE ABOVE TATOOINE - DAY
The Jarenís Dream flies past an unnoticed scout ship.
INT. COALITION SCOUT SHIP Ė COCKPIT
A Coalition Officer hits a switch, activating the holocomm. The hooded face of a severe-looking woman appears. She is pale with white eyes.
Theyíve just passed us mílady. Transmitting vector now.
The woman nods as the holo fizzles out.
EXT. TATOOINE Ė ABOVE MOS EISLEY - DAY
The Jarenís Dream flies in high orbit above Mos Eisley.
INT. JARENíS DREAM Ė COCKPIT
Ben enters the cockpit with Kane behind him. At the helm is LUKE SKYWALKER. He is in his early 60s now, with a beard and graying hair down to the bottom of his neck. On his right hand is a black glove.
Is that it?
Thatís Mos Eisley, weíll be heading out a lot further.
EXT. MOS EISLEY Ė DOCKING BAY 47
The ship lands in the docking bay. The cargo door opens and Luke, Ben and Kane exit on speeder bikes while Artoo stays inside.
Itís not too far away, just follow me.
Luke revs his speeder and the boys follow him out of the docking bay.
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