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The Essential Guide to Droids

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Random House, Inc.
TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER . . . DROID!

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.

Baker & Taylor
Continuing the official series, an illustrated guide covers all of the robots featured in the Star Wars films, from the simple "drone" ships to the sophisticated humanoids, detailing the development, history, and technology of each. Original.

Baker
& Taylor

Covers all of the robots featured in the "Star Wars" films, from the simple drone ships to the sophisticated humanoids, detailing the development, history, and technology of each

Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Ballantine, [date of publication not identified]
ISBN: 9780345420671
0345420675
Branch Call Number: 791.437 WAL

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Feb 19, 2020

This is a great book. There are so many cool droids. One warning however, this book is not cannon anymore, if it ever was. This only means that a lot of the stories don't actually happen in the Star Wars universe. In my opinion that doesn't mean the droids don't exist in said universe. It just means that they are a little farther in the background. I highly recommend this book!

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