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"Suddenly, the Tantive IV was the most wanted ship in the galaxy."
―Excerpt from "Raymus"[src]

"Raymus" is the first short story in the anthology From a Certain Point of View. The story, written by Gary Whitta, focuses on the point of view of Captain Raymus Antilles and bridges the brief gap between the final scene of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and the opening scenes of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope.[1]

Plot summaryEdit

After fleeing the Battle of Scarif, the Tantive IV is barely maintaining lightspeed due to a malfunctioning hyperdrive. Aboard the ship as it is being furiously hunted by the Empire, Captain Raymus Antilles gives the data card containing the plans for the first Death Star over to Princess Leia Organa as they travel to Tatooine. Moments after Raymus prepares the escape pods, the hyperdrive fails and the ship exits lightspeed, only about a quarter parsec away from Tatooine. The Devastator, a Star Destroyer carrying Darth Vader, tracks the ship’s abnormal hyperspace wake and locks on to the Tantive IV with its tractor beam. As Imperial troops board the ship, Raymus attempts to convince Princess Leia to escape after she gives the data card to R2-D2. Leia refuses, and she and R2 go to help others escape. Raymus is then captured by stormtroopers and brought to Darth Vader. After refusing to disclose any information about the Death Star plans, Darth Vader murders him by lifting him off the ground by his throat, crushing his windpipe.

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Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 TwitterLogo @garywhitta (Gary Whitta) on Twitter "My story in #FromACertainPOV opens the anthology by bridging the gap between ROGUE ONE and A NEW HOPE! Pre-order: http://randomhousebooks.com/FromACertainPOV"
  2. TwitterLogo @christrevas (Chris Trevas‏) on Twitter "What a great book to be a part of! #FromACertainPOV"
  3. 3.0 3.1 SWCustom-2011 Star Wars: From A Certain Point of View Anthology Book Celebrates 40 Years of a Galaxy Far, Far Away on StarWars.com
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