Death Star construction hits budgets woes

SPACE- The Death Star — which is already 25 years and 98.4 billion credits over budget — might have more cutbacks to reach completion.

Contractors on the job are considering eliminating a close-fighter defense to save some money.

“I mean, who needs it? This thing can blow up a planet. You’d have to be stupid to go at it head on.┬áThat’s what the deflector field is for,” said Grand Moff Tarkin.

“Is the superlaser operational? I’ll invite you to find out,” he added.