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Star Wars Devotees Honor the Evil Empire

ORLANDO, Fla.--If you were a member of the Rebel Alliance and were in the room I was in this afternoon, you might well have been a little nervous. After all, standing guard throughout the room and in the hallway outside, were uniformed Imperial Stormtroopers brandishing serious-looking weapons. They were definitely there to keep order, and if you weren't loyal to Darth Vader or Emperor Palpatine, you were definitely on their bad side. Reading this, you might think I'm a little crazy, but what I really am is attending Celebration V, the huge "Star Wars" fan convention here, and on Thursday, it almost seemed like those of us who weren't dressed in costumes faithful to the massively popular films were in the minority. Read the rest of this article at CNET

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