The Complete Story of Star Wars Episode IV, All in Haiku

A drumroll begins
The Fox fanfare starts playing
The logo appears


In 200 or so of these, author Craig W. Chenery, known primarily for his scholarly studies of zombie movies, tells the entire tale in the Japanese poetry style. Although it’s a hybrid version of sorts..

Han Solo shoots first
Greedo does not fire a shot
That would be silly…


Once he was a man
CGI changed him a lot
Han stepped on his tail

Also he misspells some names like “Dr. Evizan” and “Wuhrer.” But the overall achievement is impressive enough that I’ll let that slide. You?

h/t Liam Chapman