it just mutes the open strings
"A love pirate ? I am no love pirate. What do they mean by that ?"
The hand mutes the other strings so that the legato sounds clean.
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Yes. When the shield generator on Endor has been deactivated, Rogue Squadron is easily able to enter the Death Star II without repurcussions.

...And that's how menstruation works.