Location Ardrossan 06:53 – 06:57
Bugger me it’s early and raining. Next time anyone suggests a Lucasfilm/Fox promotion event I should check before volunteering it’s either A) Less than 10 minutes from the house or B) Starts at 15:00.
Or ideally C) Both of the above.
Location Glasgow Central 07:55 – 08:08
Whoa… I walked past a group of guys in the middle of Glasgow Central and could have sworn one was a friends husband Sam, then got on the Edinburgh train and her double is sitting in the same carriage. I’ve not had enough sleep as it is without this sort of weird coincidence…
Location Edinburgh Castle 09:40 – 12:30
You have to stop for a moment and consider the history of the room we’ve been given for changing in. Queen Victoria was in here at one point and now there’s us bunch of clowns who dress in plastic for fun. You have to respect the history and tradition.
Location Edinburgh Castle 12:30 – 13:00
…and instantly mobbed!
Location Leith FM 13:30 – 14:00
Lord Maul doesn’t speak which is a shame as he has a good face for radio.
Location Edinburgh 14:13
An American visitor recognises us as part of the 501st. Doesn’t seem interested in a photo. Maybe he runs into the Legion at a lot of conventions and has had his fill already..?
Location Waverly Bridge 14:30
Darth Maul is physically accosted by the evil Sith Lord and his apprentice, or as the public know them better Simon Cowel and his chauffeur…
Location Edinburgh Castle 16:00
All done and t-shirts all round. Now where’s the nearest Forbidden Planet..?