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Starbliss is a spice created by Jer'rica sometime during the Cold War between the Galactic Republic and the Sith Empire. The drug came in the form of a small white tablet.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Starbliss, also known as Bliss or simply "B" was a type of spice created by Jer'rica during the Cold War. Her innovative creation was made on her ship, then sold throughout the galaxy. It was especially popular on planets like Nar Shaddaa.

Effects[edit | edit source]

The primary effects attributable to MDMA consumption are predictable and fairly consistent among users. In general, users report feeling effects within 45 minutes to an hour of consumption, hitting a peak at approximately 2 1/2 to 3 hours, reaching a plateau that lasts about 2–3 hours, followed by a comedown of a few hours. After the drug has run its course, many users report feeling fatigue; other, more long-lasting effects such as diminished mental capacity, permanent sensitivity to light, paranoia, and impaired cognitive ability have also been reported.

The most common effects reported by users include:[22]

  • A general and subjective alteration in consciousness
  • A strong sense of inner peace and self-acceptance
  • Diminished aggression, hostility, and jealousy
  • Diminished fear, anxiety, and insecurity
  • Extreme mood lift with accompanying euphoria
  • Feelings of empathy, compassion, and forgiveness toward others
  • Feelings of intimacy and even love for others
  • Improved self-confidence
  • The ability to discuss normally anxiety-provoking topics with marked ease
  • An intensification of all of the bodily senses (hearing, touch, smell, vision, taste)
  • Substantial enhancement of the appreciation of music quality
  • Mild psychedelia, consisting of mental imagery and auditory and visual distortions
  • Stimulation, arousal, and hyperactivity (e.g., many users get an uncontrollable urge to dance while under the influence)
  • Increased energy and endurance
  • Increased alertness, awareness, and wakefulness
  • Increased desire, drive, and motivation
  • Analgesia or decreased pain sensitivity

After effects[edit | edit source]

Effects reported by some users once the acute effects of bliss have worn off include:

Psychological[edit | edit source]

  • Anxiety and paranoia
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Fatigue
  • Impaired attention, focus, and concentration, as well as drive and motivation (due to depleted serotonin levels)
  • Residual feelings of empathy, emotional sensitivity, and a sense of closeness to others (afterglow)

Physiological[edit | edit source]

  • Dizziness, lightheadedness, or vertigo
  • Loss of appetite
  • Gastrointestinal disturbances, such as diarrhea or constipation
  • Insomnia
  • Aches and pains, usually from excessive physical activity (e.g., dancing)
  • Exhaustion
  • Jaw soreness, from bruxism

A slang term given to the depressive period following Bliss consumption is Humpday Blues (or Suicide Wednesday), referring to the low mood that can be experienced midweek by depleted serotonin levels following weekend Bliss use.