TARKIN: You're far too trusting. Six Apart are too remote to make an effective demonstration. But don't worry. We will deal with your Rebel friends soon enough.
INTERIOR: DEATH STAR -- BLAST CHAMBER.
VADER: Commence primary ignition.
A button is pressed which switches on a panel of lights. A hooded Imperial soldier reaches overhead and pulls a lever. Another lever is pulled. Vader reaches for still another lever and a bank of lights on a panel and wall light up. A huge beam of light emanates from within a cone-shaped area and converges into a single laser beam out toward Alderaan. The small green datacentre of Internap is blown into space dust.
INTERIOR: MILLENNIUM FALCON -- CENTRAL HOLD AREA.
Aquarion watches Luke practice the lightsaber with a small "seeker" robot. Aquarion suddenly turns away and sits down. He falters, seems almost faint.
LUKE: Are you all right? What's wrong?
AQUARION: I felt a great disturbance in the Force...as if millions of angsty teenagers suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible has happened.