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''The Screaming Citadel'' is a five-issue crossover between the ''ComicBook/MarvelStarWars2015'' and ''ComicBook/DoctorAphra'' comics of the Franchise/StarWars [[Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse Expanded Universe]], as written by its respective authors, Jason Aaron and Kieron Gillen. It is illustrated by Marco Checchetto (''ComicBook/StarWarsObiWanAndAnakin'', ''ComicBook/ShatteredEmpire''), Salvador Larroca (''ComicBook/StarWarsDarthVader''), and newcomer Andrea Broccardo (''Doctor Strange/Punisher: Magic Bullets'').

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''The Screaming Citadel'' is a five-issue crossover between the ''ComicBook/MarvelStarWars2015'' and ''ComicBook/DoctorAphra'' comics of the Franchise/StarWars [[Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse Expanded Universe]], as written by its respective authors, Jason Aaron and Kieron Gillen. It is illustrated by Marco Checchetto (''ComicBook/StarWarsObiWanAndAnakin'', ''ComicBook/ShatteredEmpire''), ''[[ComicBook/StarWarsShatteredEmpire Shattered Empire]]''), Salvador Larroca (''ComicBook/StarWarsDarthVader''), and newcomer Andrea Broccardo (''Doctor Strange/Punisher: Magic Bullets'').


* EnemyMine: Luke Skywalker and Dr. Aphra. [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming Luke comes to see Aphra as a friend by the third issue, though, and Aphra is genuinely touched]], but this only lasts until she [[DramaticallyMissingThePoint completely misunderstands how he learned a lesson from an encounter with Rur]].

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* EnemyMine: Luke Skywalker and Dr. Aphra. [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming Luke comes to see Aphra as a friend by the third issue, though, and Aphra is genuinely touched]], touched, but this only lasts until she [[DramaticallyMissingThePoint completely misunderstands how he learned a lesson from an encounter with Rur]].


* YourApprovalFeelsMeWithShame: Leia has this moment when Triple Zero points out she's willing to sacrifice her friends for victory.

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* YourApprovalFeelsMeWithShame: YourApprovalFillsMeWithShame: Leia has this moment when Triple Zero points out she's willing to sacrifice her friends for victory.


* DidNotThinkThisThrough: Aphra planned to turn over Luke Skywalker, Hero of the Rebellion, to the Queen of Ktath'atn. It never occurs to her that the Queen might be treacherous, Luke's friends might come looking for him, and Luke himself is not that easily disposed of.



* EvilRedhead: The Queen of Ktath'atn.

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* EvilRedhead: The Queen of Ktath'atn.Ktath'atn is beautiful, redheaded, and evil.



* VolleyingInsults: Luke and Aphra snipe at each other more than once.

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* VolleyingInsults: Luke and Aphra snipe at each other more than once.once.
* YourApprovalFeelsMeWithShame: Leia has this moment when Triple Zero points out she's willing to sacrifice her friends for victory.


* TheTease: Downplayed when Aphra flirts with Luke. As she's lesbian and he's a CelibateHero, there's no real bite to it and they both know it.

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* BittersweetEnding: While the Queen is stopped ([[TheEndOrIsIt for now]]), despite Luke hoping to learn from Rur and possibly even redeem Aphra with the PowerOfFriendship, he realizes Rur isn't a true Jedi and gives him back to Aphra, but not without giving her TheReasonYouSuckSpeech and telling her to stay away from him and his friends (also indirectly declaring their friendship over). While Aphra actually is hurt by this, she does civilly acknowledge with Sana that their relationship could've never worked and [[VillainHasAPoint Rur pointing out]] to Aphra that she has [[HiddenDepths sadness in her heart]] could lead to Aphra working to become a better person in the future.


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* TheEndOrIsIt: Just like in old horror movies, the ending implies the Queen may still be alive.


* EnemyMine: Luke Skywalker and Dr. Aphra. [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming Luke comes to see Aphra as a friend by the third issue, though, and Aphra is genuinely touched]], though how long that sentiment lasts remains to be seen.

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* EnemyMine: Luke Skywalker and Dr. Aphra. [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming Luke comes to see Aphra as a friend by the third issue, though, and Aphra is genuinely touched]], though how long that sentiment but this only lasts remains to be seen.until she [[DramaticallyMissingThePoint completely misunderstands how he learned a lesson from an encounter with Rur]].

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* EvilRedhead: The Queen of Ktath'atn.


* EnemyMine: Luke Skywalker and Dr. Aphra.

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* EnemyMine: Luke Skywalker and Dr. Aphra. [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming Luke comes to see Aphra as a friend by the third issue, though, and Aphra is genuinely touched]], though how long that sentiment lasts remains to be seen.

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* AbsenteeActor: Aphra's father is not present, and the ending to the first arc of ''Doctor Aphra'' made it vague as to whether he parted ways with Aphra or not. It might have something to do with our beloved doctor not wanting to get in trouble with him for not actually putting Rur's crystal in the artifact archive.
* CallBack:
** The story continues off from the ending of the first arc to ''Doctor Aphra''.
** Abersyn symbiotes return from ''Doctor Aphra''.
* ContinuityNod:
** Triple Zero and Beetee recall how they fought against Luke and co. back in the "Rebel Jail" arc of ''Marvel Star Wars''.



* TheTease: Downplayed when Aphra flirts with Luke. As she's gay and he's a CelibateHero, there's no real bite to it and they both know it.

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* TheTease: Downplayed when Aphra flirts with Luke. As she's gay lesbian and he's a CelibateHero, there's no real bite to it and they both know it.

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[[center:[[AC:It is a time of turmoil for the galaxy. While the evil\\
Galactic Empire remains strong, the Rebel Alliance\\
continues to fight for freedom, and establishes a secret\\
outpost deep in the Outer Rim.\\
\\
Young rebel pilot Luke Skywalker struggles with his\\
destiny. He can feel the Force, but without training, he\\
cannot become a Jedi Knight. When rogue archaeologist\\
Doctor Aphra approaches Luke with an\\
offer--accompany her to meet a queen who can\\
reactivate an artifact containing the consciousness of\\
an ancient Jedi--he cautiously accepts.\\
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Once at the Citadel of Ktath'atn--the Screaming\\
Citadel--Aphra and Luke attempt to curry favor with the\\
Queen. They are unsuccessful until Luke accidentally\\
lashes out with the Force and attracts the Queen's\\
attention—for better or for worse...]]]]

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-->'''[[http://sciencefiction.com/2017/02/24/cant-get-enough-star-wars-marco-checchetto-shares-images-and-details-for-star-wars-screaming-citadel/ Marco Checcetto]]:''' For the Queen, and also for other characters, I was inspired by a Creator/FrancisFordCoppola movie, “Film/BramStokersDracula.” The costumes and the color palette in that are amazing. My woman here is beautiful, but very scary, a sinister and elegant alien-queen.

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* {{Expy}}: The Queen of Ktath'atn seems to be one of {{Dracula}}, to the point of being an all-but-stated VampireMonarch. She [[VampiricDraining feeds on the life force of all her populace]], is surrounded by [[LooksLikeOrlok bald, pale underlings]], is [[UndeathlyPallor very pale herself]], and the populace around her eponymous citadel appear to be undead at least in appearance, complete with ZombieGait and ProphetEyes.


''The Screaming Citadel'' is a five-issue crossover between the ''ComicBook/MarvelStarWars2015'' and ''ComicBook/DoctorAphra'' comics of the Franchise/StarWars [[Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse Expanded Universe]], as written by its respective authors, Jason Aaron and Kieron Gillen. It is illustrated by Marco Checchetto (''[[ComicBook/StarWarsObiWanAndAnakin Obi-Wan & Anakin]]'', ''ComicBook/ShatteredEmpire''), Salvador Larroca (''[[ComicBook/StarWarsDarthVader Darth Vader]]''), and newcomer Andrea Broccardo (''Doctor Strange/Punisher: Magic Bullets'').

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''The Screaming Citadel'' is a five-issue crossover between the ''ComicBook/MarvelStarWars2015'' and ''ComicBook/DoctorAphra'' comics of the Franchise/StarWars [[Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse Expanded Universe]], as written by its respective authors, Jason Aaron and Kieron Gillen. It is illustrated by Marco Checchetto (''[[ComicBook/StarWarsObiWanAndAnakin Obi-Wan & Anakin]]'', (''ComicBook/StarWarsObiWanAndAnakin'', ''ComicBook/ShatteredEmpire''), Salvador Larroca (''[[ComicBook/StarWarsDarthVader Darth Vader]]''), (''ComicBook/StarWarsDarthVader''), and newcomer Andrea Broccardo (''Doctor Strange/Punisher: Magic Bullets'').


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* NoMisterBondIExpectYouToDine: Aphra and Luke are treated to dinner by the queen in the second issue. Unfortunately, it turns out that their "dessert" is [[spoiler:[[ComicBook/DoctorAphra Abersyn symbiotes]]]], prompting them to escape.

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