Never will I forget that pivotal moment the music exploded and “A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…” crawled across a star-studded screen.
The cinema could have burned to the ground. Rats could have nibbled my toes – who cared? I was no longer on Earth.
I was Princess Leah, I was Han Solo, I was Luke Skywalker – and I battled and over-threw the evil Darth Vader. The special effects, the surround sound, the cute droids were awesome – but for me, it was the characters that claimed my imagination for all time. My dreams were consumed with piloting the Millennium Falcon through an unknown galaxy with Han…
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