New Book Reveals What Star Wars Would Be Like If It Was Written By Shakespeare [Video]

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“Alas, poor Stormtrooper. I knew him well.”

Raise your hand if you’ve ever thought Star Wars would be interesting in iambic pentameter. I bet there are at least a few of you. Well, your pondering is now a reality. Ian Doescher’s William Shakespeare’s Star Wars was released this week, and it’s just what it sounds like – the saga is retold in Shakespearen style. It’s even accompanied by twenty Elizabethan illustrations.

Quirk Books has come up with a fun trailer to tease the new release; check it out after the break!

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