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The Essential Guide to Droids

The Essential Guide to Droids

(A book in the Star Wars series)
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They can be anything from nursemaids to surgeons, diplomats to assassins. They walk, roll, and fly--and communicate in languages ranging from whistles and beeps to Standard Basic to the most obscure alien dialect. MixRMastRs make drinks in spaceport cantinas, Basilisks make war wherever they're deployed, and IT-O Interrogators make life nightmarish for prisoners of the Empire.

Droids are an integral and indispensable part of the Star Wars universe. And this comprehensive guide surveys all the myriad models and classes--from the lowliest drones to the most sophisticated humanoid automatons.

- Discover the evolution of the R-series droids, whose members include lumbering technicians and skilled X-wing navigators such as R2-D2
- Learn the curious history of the MSE-6 "mouse" droids employed exclusively in the bases and on Imperial starships of the Empire
- Explore the workings of the malevolent Shadow Droids: machines with living, organic brains
- Uncover how the Rebel's fearsome FIDO (Foreign Intruder Defense Organism) carries out its duties

Whatever its design and wherever it may be found in the ever-expanding Star Wars universe, if the subject is droid, its definitive data on development, history, and technology is included in this essential technical guide.

Genre: Science Fiction
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Paperback Editions

April 1999 : UK Paperback
Title: "Star Wars": Essential Guide to Droids (Essential Guides)
Author(s): Daniel Wallace
ISBN: 0-7522-2413-1 / 978-0-7522-2413-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Boxtree Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   

February 1999 : USA Paperback
Title: The Essential Guide to Droids (Star Wars)
Author(s): Daniel Wallace, Bill Hughes, Troy Vigil
ISBN: 0-345-42067-5 / 978-0-345-42067-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: LucasBooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

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