Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels #73.1: The First Order Occupation

by Starships Sabers and Scoundrels

On episode 73.1, Dennis and Taxus review “The First Order Occupation” and discuss Synara’s escape.

The First Order established a presence on Colossus Station after the events of “The Doza Dilemma.” Now, they are cracking down on its citizens as they look for a pirate spy in “The First Order Occupation.” Meanwhile, Kaz wants to take action against what he sees as an impending threat. On episode 73.1, Dennis and Darth Taxus discuss the latest episode of Resistance and how it moves the story forward.

Welcome to episode 73.1 of Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels: The First Order Occupation. On this episode, Dennis and Darth Taxus reconvene and look at the latest episode of Resistance. Synara needs to escape from the station and the stormtroopers looking for her. Can Kaz put aside his misgivings and help her get away?

The First Order Occupation

On this episode, Dennis and Darth Taxus discuss:

  • The Star Wars atmosphere of the episode and droids speaking Huttese,
  • The humor of the station’s custodian losing his floor buffer and the level of classic Star Wars humor in this episode,
  • The differences of opinion on Colossus Station as to whether the First Order is a threat,
  • Synara’s attempts at escape with the aid of Kaz and Neeku, and
  • Whether and when Synara will return and if she will resume working for Kragan’s pirates.

The Scoundrels enjoyed this episode and have plenty to discuss. Thanks for tuning into episode 73.1 of Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels: The First Order Occuption. The Scoundrels hope you enjoyed their latest Scoundrels Special Edition and will consider subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.

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Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels is a bi-weekly show that features three first-generation Star Wars fans. Each episode, RetroZappers Dennis Keithly, Jay Krebs, and Darth Taxus offer their thoughts and reactions on Star Wars news. Then, they engage in Star Wars discussion in the “Hyperthetical” segment. Top ten lists, book reviews, Resistance and television discussion, and interviews are all on the table. After the Hyperthetical, each episode features listener feedback with Silence Fools!

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