Poe and BB-8 - BFFs
Star Wars has plenty of instances where the protagonists interact with their droids. Most of the time, it's with barely restrained annoyance and a great deal of impatience, or the same way you'd deal with a slightly quarky microwave. Then there's those heroes who actually seem to give a crap.
Poe and BB-8: BFFs
I talk a bit about how I love that Poe, one of the heroes of The Force Awakens, will go out of his way to kneel and be nice when talking to his beach ball of an astromech droid.
It then dovetails to a small talk about KEGs, robots that will feature in Blue Wing, my upcoming game about starfighter pilots, love, and mustaches.
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