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Aaron Dale Allston (December 8, 1960 – February 27, 2014) was an American game designer and author of many science fiction books, notably Star Wars novels. His works as a game designer include game supplements for role-playing games, several of which served to establish the basis for products and subsequent development of TSR's Dungeons & Dragons game setting Mystara. His later works as a novelist include those of the X-Wing series: Wraith Squadron, Iron Fist, Solo Command, Starfighters of Adumar, and Mercy Kill. He wrote two entries in the New Jedi Order series: Enemy Lines I: Rebel Dream and Enemy Lines II: Rebel Stand. Allston wrote three of the nine Legacy of the Force novels: Betrayal, Exile, and Fury, and three of the nine Fate of the Jedi novels: Outcast, Backlash, and Conviction

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Aaron Allston


No one pays me to be nice.

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I was years older than you when I became an ambassador for the first time. Remember that, Tycho? How did we get through that assignment, anyway?â? â??Pretty much, we opened fire on everyone who disagreed with us.â? Wedge nodded and turned to his daughter. â??When all else fails, just do that.

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Tycho, we're about to achieve a tremendous victory we don't want." "We'll put that in your biography. General Antilles was so good he couldn't fail when he tried to." "Thanks." Wedge & Tycho

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Obviously a fake Kyp. You distract him. I'll shoot him under the table." Han (to Leia)

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At which time the repulsor puts out its final effort and slows you down so you crash quite slowly into the surface." "Crash." "Quite slowly." Face & Luke

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I have to say, this sounds like the worst idea in a thousand generations of bad ideas." "You haven't heard all our ideas." Luke & Bhindi Drayson

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I marked their location in case Kell wanted to blow them up or something.â? â??I donâ??t have to blow up everything I see. I just like to.

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Rogue Squadron doesnâ??t run. Unless we really, really have to." "No, this will be Wraith Squadronâ??s mission." "We donâ??t mind running. Even when we donâ??t have to.

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And unlike the rest of you, he hasnâ??t yet time to ruin his career or his mind." "Then he wonâ??t do. Send him home. Get us another lunatic." "Excuse me!" [hopping up to stand in his seat] "Elassar Targon, master of the universe, reporting for duty!" "I withdraw my objection.

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Tomer: â??What's this?â? Cabinet: â??Wt's ths?â? Wedge: â??Cabinet.â? Tomer: â??I know it's a cabinet, but it's talking.â? Cabinet: â??...ts tlkngâ? Janson: â??Oh that. It's the Catann Minister of Crawling Into Very Small Spaces.â? Tycho: â??He bet Wedge he could fold himself in the that cabinet, around the shelves and all.â? Hobbie: â??Never bet against Wedge. The Minister gets to stay in there until he admits that it was a stupid bet and that Wedge doesn't owe him anything.

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