Day 17 – Naboo Cruiser

(Singing) On cycle seventeen of Life Day my first mate gave to me, one shiny explosion,
two racks and counting,
a creepy crawling brawler,
one big brown disappointment,
a disco crazy clanker,
a snazzy little space crane,
a Volkswalker Beetle,
a cranky Xerox copy,
another grey triangle,
a case of Déjà vu,
three teeny blasters,
an angry Steward of Endor,
a pair of ruby slippers,
a bounty hunter’s hot rod,
a break-dancing pilot,
an impractical escape ship
and a dancing droid beneath the Life Tree.

Remember the big shiny J-type diplomatic barge that was supposed to ferry Senator Amidala to Coruscant at the beginning of Attack Of The Clones? No? Then you probably blinked and missed it. Chances are you remember the resulting explosion that started things rolling and if not, you may have blocked it all out. In any case, I quite like the design of this micro and it captures the chibi aesthetic extremely well. It may have been a forgettable ship, but it makes for a very nifty model with a very retro bomber-esque look to it.

To be continued…