Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

Terry Brooks
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Chapter 1 Summary

On the planet of Tatooine, under the burning heat of its two suns, nine year-old Anakin Skywalker gives the wedge-shaped rocket engines of his fragile Podracer a little more juice as he eases into the turn on the first lap of the course. One contact with anything solid, and the whole assembly would fly apart spraying metal and fiery fuel everywhere, but that won't happen to him. He sensed every part of the machine as if it were part of his body. An orange flash shoots past him, and recognizes Sebulba's Podracer as it pulls out in front of him. It pays to stay away from Sebulba, he thinks, but he feeds fresh power to the engines and narrows the gap ahead.

Anakin, the only human ever to compete, would make up with daring and skill and his uncanny sixth sense what he lacked in physical advantage...

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