Yes. That’s right. There was another story set in place aside from perhaps the greatest sequel of all-time, The Empire Strikes Back!

Before Empire  was decided upon as a follow up the original Star Wars, Splinter of the Mind’s Eye, was commissioned as a low-budget sequel if one of the biggest films of all times tanked.  Check out the YouTube video below from MrSundayMovies. It includes a breakdown of the story in motion-comic form to get an idea of how it would have turned out.

Let us know if this is something you would have liked to have seen instead of Empire in the comments below!

About the Author

Ryan Sprague is an author, screenwriter, and playwright splitting homes between New York City and Los Angeles. He is also an investigative journalist specializing in the topic of UFOs. He's interviewed witnesses in all walks of life about UFO sightings and possible encounters with extraterrestrials. He's spoken exclusively with military and intelligence officials who have convinced him of a legitimate and authentic phenomenon involving highly advanced aerial threats to our skies. He is the author of Somewhere in the Skies: A Human Approach to an Alien Phenomenon and is also a contributing writer to the anthology, UFOs: Reframing the Debate. He is the creator and host of the Somewhere in the Skies Podcast on the Entertainment One Podcast Network and is a frequent contributor to the Rogue Planet news site. Speaking on the UFO topic, he has been featured on ABC News, Fox News, The Science Channel, and is a regular on The Travel Channel's hit television series, Mysteries at the Museum. His work can be found at

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