Hello, everyone! Welcome to Thursday Quotables! This weekly feature is hosted by Bookshelf Fantasies. Every week we highlight a great quote, line, or passage discovered during your reading each week.
This week, I'll share with you the unsent letter of Darth Vader to Luke from the book Dear Luke, We Need to Talk, Darth (2014) by John Moe. It's a book filled with pop culture reference and it's actually a very easy and quick read.
DARTH VADER'S UNSENT LETTERS TO LUKE SKYWALKER AS FOUND IN HIS TRASHCAN
We need to talk. I am your father.
Wow. That sounds so weird to actually say it! I have to admit that the role of father is not one that I have dedicated a great deal of time to. I'm sorry.
It's just that work has been so crazy. The kind of particular work I'm involved in is really important, but unfortunately it means that I have to travel A LOT. And I have to kill a lot of
We've never met, but I'm a wealthy moisture baron and would very much like to come visit your moisture farm. It would be strictly to gather information about your moisture farming techniques and not a personal visit because, as I said, we are complete strangers.
There is no ulterior motive to this visit and I would certainly not attempt to lovingly ruffle up your hair, or kill you in a fit of madness/pique, or blow up your planet. Those would be crazy things, after all! Those would be things that a really screwed-up person would do! Like things that someone who sort of accidentally stumbled into a life of evil would do. Not me! NOT ME!
These are just a few of Darth's letters. What do you think that Vader should write to Luke? Do you agree with any of his ideas?