Ever since its appearance in early teasers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a rolling droid called BB-8 has been a fan favorite. This week, fans finally got the chance to buy the phone-controlled toy version for the tidy sum of $149.99.
And while some buyers were no doubt thrilled to have a piece of a forthcoming movie they hope can resuscitate their beloved space-opera franchise, many had sinister designs. Turns out Star Wars devotees are pretty sadistic, as a rule.
I don't care how much it costs, I'm buying that BB-8 droid and tormenting my cat with it.
— Garrett (@gbSTATUS) September 3, 2015
Well, this ought to be good. Let’s see how pets handled their new playmate:
Eventually, it seems, some furry companions were willing to make a truce with the strange device.
— Bryan Fuller (@BryanFuller) September 5, 2015
Any dark Jedi would have to think twice before tangling with that duo.
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