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* ArcWords: "Strong and big", "Good elephant", "On the hoof", and "[[ObligatorySwearing Fuck]]". To a lesser extent, "What is the row", "Cut up rough", "Walk first one step" and "[[MemeticMutation Do not want.]]"

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* ArcWords: "Strong and big", "Good elephant", "On the hoof", and "[[ObligatorySwearing Fuck]]". To a lesser extent, "What is the row", "Cut up rough", "Walk first one step" and "[[MemeticMutation Do "Do not want.]]""


The dub's script originated from a [[MemeticMutation memetic]] RecursiveTranslation [[https://web.archive.org/web/20170115091456/http://winterson.com/2009/01/episode-iii-backstroke-of-west-redux.html found in China by a certain blogger named Jeremy Winterson]]. The name is taken from the translation of the opening crawl (the original saying, obviously, "Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith"). Some sentences are absolutely mangled in the translation (read: most sentences) while some sentences still have their original meanings intact.

Similar [[RecursiveTranslation Recursive Translations]] have been made of the other movies in the series, collectively known as ''WebOriginal/TheStarWarGatherings''. [[https://www.reddit.com/r/TheDubGathers/comments/5eqwzd/welcome_to_the_dub_gathers_our_first_project_is/ Currently, a fandub has been released for]] ''Episode Four: Film/ANewHope.'' [[note]] Or rather ''[[TranslationTrainWreck The Fourth Gathers:]] WebVideo/TheNoveltyDesire.''[[/note]] Since the announcement of the ''Star War Gatherings'' production, ''Backstroke of the West'' has retroactively been applied to the former's lineup.

There is war in the Gram Republic with the Space. Speaker D, the Speaker/Prime Minister of the Senate, has been kidnapped by the Abruption Doctrine. Two Hopeless Situation Warriors (Note: The official sound based translation of Jedi is 絕地, which just happens to translate to "desperate/hopeless place/situation". Thus, Hopeless Situation warriors.) Ratio Tile and Allah Gold, are sent to rescue him from the clutches of Space General, a very deceitful former Hopeless Situation Warrior. Previously, Allah Gold made an unspecified mistake which started the war, and is determined to do whatever it takes to restore peace. However, it is unclear whether he wants the war to continue or not.

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The dub's script originated from a [[MemeticMutation memetic]] RecursiveTranslation RecursiveTranslation[=/=]TranslationTrainWreck [[https://web.archive.org/web/20170115091456/http://winterson.com/2009/01/episode-iii-backstroke-of-west-redux.html found in China by a certain blogger named Jeremy Winterson]]. The name is taken from the translation of the opening crawl (the original saying, obviously, "Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith"). Some sentences are absolutely mangled in the translation (read: most sentences) while some sentences still have their original meanings intact.

Similar [[RecursiveTranslation Recursive Translations]] have been made of the other movies in the series, collectively known as ''WebOriginal/TheStarWarGatherings''. [[https://www.reddit.com/r/TheDubGathers/comments/5eqwzd/welcome_to_the_dub_gathers_our_first_project_is/ Currently, a fandub has been released for]] ''Episode Four: Film/ANewHope.'' [[note]] Or rather ''[[TranslationTrainWreck The ''The Fourth Gathers:]] Gathers: WebVideo/TheNoveltyDesire.''[[/note]] Since the announcement of the ''Star War Gatherings'' production, ''Backstroke of the West'' has retroactively been applied to the former's lineup.

There is war in the Gram Republic with the Space. [[BigBad Speaker D, D]], the Speaker/Prime Minister of the Senate, has been kidnapped by the Abruption Doctrine. Two Hopeless Situation Warriors (Note: The official sound based translation of Jedi is 絕地, which just happens to translate to "desperate/hopeless place/situation". Thus, Hopeless Situation warriors.) Ratio Tile and Allah Gold, are sent to rescue him from the clutches of Space General, a very deceitful former Hopeless Situation Warrior. Previously, Allah Gold made an unspecified mistake which started the war, and is determined to do whatever it takes to restore peace. However, it is unclear whether he wants the war to continue or not.

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* CompositeCharacter: Apparenty, R2-D2 and Darth Plagueis are the same person, "Reach the Man". Alternatively, it's just an aversion of the OneSteveLimit.

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* HonorableElephant: The Good Elephant, considering his moniker.


* TheFarmerAndTheViper: Ratio Tile approaches Space General, convinced that everybody is good. Space General immediately orders his troops to kill Ratio Tile.



* TheFarmerAndTheViper: Ratio Tile approaches Space General, convinced that everybody is good. Space General immediately orders his troops to kill Ratio Tile.

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** Vanquish Is is far more helpful to Gold than Yoda is to Anakin in ''Revenge of the Sith''. Evidently, Allah Gold told Yoda about The Plum Of's pregnancy, judging by [[CrossDressingVoices his/her]] "Pregnancy? Pregnancy." line, meaning that either the Hopless Situation Parliament has no rules against marriage like the Jedi Council did, or Vanquish Is is Gold's SecretKeeper. Vanquish Is' advice also seems much more helpful than the Jedi platitudes Yoda spouts in the equivalent scene in ''Revenge of the Sith'', especially

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** Alternatively, "air tank" might refer to [[https://www.amazon.com/s?k=air+tank&ref=nb_sb_noss_2 exactly what it refers to in our world]], which is not nearly as cool, but much funnier.

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** Ratio Tile helpfully informs us that: "Our faith believes in our religion".


* ArcWords: "Strong and big", "Good elephant", "On the hoof", and "[[ObligatorySwearing Fuck]]". To a lesser extent, "What is the row", "Cut up rough", and "[[MemeticMutation Do not want.]]"

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* ArcWords: "Strong and big", "Good elephant", "On the hoof", and "[[ObligatorySwearing Fuck]]". To a lesser extent, "What is the row", "Cut up rough", "Walk first one step" and "[[MemeticMutation Do not want.]]"

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* TheFarmerAndTheViper: Ratio Tile approaches Space General, convinced that everybody is good. Space General immediately orders his troops to kill Ratio Tile.

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** Perhaps Ratio Tile was [[NeverLiveItDown so embarrassed]] [[MyGreatestFailure by getting knocked out of the fight with The]] that he was willing to owe Allah Gold two more favors just to get him to drop it?





* BadBoss: Zig-zagged with Space General. At one point, because of their failure to capture Ratio Tile and Allah Gold, he angrily exlcaims "I should really feeds you all dog!" But later, after Gold and Tile defeat his bodyguards, Space General tells the same underlings "Leave he, run quickly!" while he confronts them on his own.

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* BadBoss: Zig-zagged with Space General. At one point, because of their failure to capture Ratio Tile and Allah Gold, he angrily exlcaims exclaims "I should really feeds you all dog!" But later, after Gold and Tile defeat his bodyguards, Space General tells the same underlings "Leave he, run quickly!" while he confronts them on his own.


***Although Gold could use "period" as a measurement of time.



*** Though you could also interprete that as him saying that they are facing the eye ear with ''their'' voices, [[VoodooShark not that this makes any more sense.]]

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*** Though you could also interprete interpret that as him saying that they are facing the eye ear with ''their'' voices, [[VoodooShark not that this makes any more sense.]]


* {{Novelization}}: [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12862083/1/Backstroke-of-the-West-A-Novelization A fan-made one,]] found on Website/FanFictionDotNet.

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* {{Novelization}}: [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12862083/1/Backstroke-of-the-West-A-Novelization A Two]] [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/13299787/1/Backstroke-of-the-West fan-made one,]] ones,]] both found on Website/FanFictionDotNet.


Meanwhile, the Presbyterian Church continues on its task to find Space General, believing that he is the only thing that is keeping the war going on. A tip from Speaker D points the Hopeless Situation Warriors to Particularly With The System Of, who vouches for Allah Gold to lead the campaign. Unfortunately, despite even Vanquish Is agreeinng about Gold's experience, the card Ratio Tile is instead sent to capture Space General, with Vanquish Is being outvoted and suddenly concurring with the Presbytarian Church's decision. Believing that everybody is good, Section Ratio General decides to confront Space General directly, but he is proven wrong when Space General orders his underlings to killed him. However, before the minions comply, Space General decides to duel Section Ratio General himself, confessing quite nonchalantly about being a former Hopeless Situation. Eventually, Space General is defeated, though he managed earlier to complete his plan to split up the Abruption Doctrine leaders.

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Meanwhile, the Presbyterian Church continues on its task to find Space General, believing that he is the only thing that is keeping the war going on. A tip from Speaker D points the Hopeless Situation Warriors to Particularly With The System Of, who Of. Speaker vouches for Allah Gold to lead the campaign. Unfortunately, despite even Vanquish Is agreeinng about Gold's experience, the card Ratio Tile is instead sent to capture Space General, with Vanquish Is being outvoted and suddenly concurring with the Presbytarian Church's decision. Believing that everybody is good, Section Ratio General decides to confront Space General directly, but he is proven wrong when Space General orders his underlings to killed him. However, before the minions comply, Space General decides to duel Section Ratio General himself, confessing quite nonchalantly about being a former Hopeless Situation. Eventually, Space General is defeated, though he managed earlier to complete his plan to split up the Abruption Doctrine leaders.

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