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Blockade Ship


Episode I: THE PHANTOM MENACE can now finally be played in Lego. Have the Radiant VII fly into the Federation Flagship, the  modified Lucrehulk-class LH-3210 Cargo Hauler. Your Jedi knights are received by a protocol droid in the meeting room. Have the Jedi’s fight the battle droids and open the working blast doors to the command deck. Finally escape to the cargo hole where you see the AAT and the MTT.  

Included in the set are minifigs of Viceroy Nute Gunray, Master Qui-Gon Jinn and his Padawan, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You get two battle droids and a gray protocol droid. Also included are mini builds of the Radiant VII, the AAT and the MTT. The build has the same foundation, building technique and size as the Millennium Falcon. I basically just had to hollow out the middle of the Millennium Falcon, replace it with the ball shaped cockpit and add the blast door with its mechanics.

The beginning of Episode I: The Phantom Menace

"Turmoil has engulfed the Galactic Republic. The taxation of trade routes to outlying star systems is in dispute.

Hoping to resolve the matter with a blockade of deadly battleships, the greedy Trade Federation has stopped all shipping to the small planet of Naboo.

Synopsis first 9 minutes:

There is trade dispute between the Trade Federation and the outlying systems of the Galactic Republic, which has led to a blockade of the small planet of Naboo. Supreme Chancellor Finis Valorum, leader of the Galactic Senate, has secretly dispatched two Jedi, Master Qui-Gon Jinn and his Padawan, Obi-Wan Kenobi, to serve as "the ambassadors" to the Federation flagship, in order to meet with Viceroy Nute Gunray and resolve the dispute.

Using poison gas, the Viceroy attempts to poison the two Jedi knights as an assassination attempt, but fails. After having to battle their way through squads of battle droids, Jinn and Kenobi make their way to the command deck where Gunray is located, shielding himself behind blast doors. The Jedi are forced to flee upon the arrival of two Destroyer Droids, but with their ship, Radiant VII, now destroyed, the two Jedi stow themselves aboard two separate Federation landing craft leaving for the surface of Naboo to begin the invasion.



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