A Life Day CarolA Life Day Carol in Scraps More Like This
Characters: Emperor Palpatine, Darth Vader, various cameos
Ah, Life Day, that most widely celebrated of all galactic holidays. On almost every planet in the Republic-turned-Empire, the day was regarded as a time to rejoice over the galaxys bounteous gifts, spend time with ones friends, family, and food, and of course watch notoriously bad HoloNet specials.
Emperor Palpatine loathed it.
I hate Life Day, he muttered to himself, throwing Force lightning over his shoulder at the stormtrooper who had dared to wear a festive hat while passing the Emperor in the hall.
No one knew quite why he disliked the galaxys favorite holiday so much. Perhaps, one might conjecture, it stemmed from the Empires Humanocentric policies, as the celebration did originate from the culture of the Wookiees.
I hate Life Day, Palpatine reiterated, using the Force to rip some one-credit-store decorations off of the door