The Empire serves flapjacks

Characters from Star Wars came to life and were a welcome sight of syrupy delight for children at the Sharon Volunteer Ambulance’s movie-themed pancake breakfast. Photo by Alexander Wilburn

SHARON — One Sunday not so long ago, in a fire station not so far away … Darth Vader led a cadre of Imperial Stormtroopers from the sinister Galactic Empire to invade a pancake breakfast — and the children there could not have been happier to be in the presence of the darkly masked Sith Lord. 

The Sharon Volunteer Ambulance Squad hosts a fundraising  early-morning Sunday breakfast the second weekend of every month. The meal on Oct. 8 at 7 a.m. brought more than the customary piping-hot pancakes, scrambled eggs and cups of coffee. 

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