10. "RE: Random Musings RE Palpatine's Goals"
In response to message #9
>I think we've all forgotten one major point - the core crew at the IPO >are from an earth whose pop culture included the original Star Wars >franchise. So unless they've forgotten everything they ever knew >about it, seeing some guy named Palpatine suddenly acquire the makings >of an empire has got to be throwing up some red flags.
I actually wonder about that, sometimes... we never see anyone of Gryph's generation surprised (or, indeed, unsurprised) when a known fictional character turned up.