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This was inspired by an anonymous message on tumblr that mentioned an AU where Padme was the Jedi-turned-Sith Lord, and where Anakin was a senator instead – and then I got stuck on thinking about how Anakin would be either the most entertaining and/or the worst senator ever (what with his, er... lack of patience for politics) 

because let’s be real, Anakin would most likely subscribe to the “punch first, repair interplanetary relations later” approach to diplomacy XD (which is pretty much how Vader dealt with politics when he had to??)

with bonus Obi-Wan as his long-suffering Jedi bodyguard?! really, this just raises more questions - how did Senator Skywalker still lose his arm?? how do you draw Neimoidians?? :nuu: (also, just taking any excuse for some much needed practice with drawing comics! xD)

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YAZBACK Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  New member Professional General Artist
Genial!!!
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shorelle Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!
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SuperSuperHero Featured By Owner Edited Dec 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Me-"Does this happen often?"
Kenobi-"You have no idea hmpf "
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:iconshorelle:
shorelle Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hahahaha, so true :XD:
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tomhiddieston Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wel that's so Anakin!
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:iconshorelle:
shorelle Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very true! :XD:
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Loki-Kitten1985 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2014
This is so awesome, I love it.
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:iconshorelle:
shorelle Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much! :D
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SilentSamurai96 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014
i would be the same way if i was a politician 
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:iconshorelle:
shorelle Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Haha, that's understandable! :XD:
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SilentSamurai96 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014
i just hate politics
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narro12 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2014  Student Artist
"anakin stahp"
thats tottaly something i would say XD
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:iconshorelle:
shorelle Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's a good choice! :XD:
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Pilinonamae Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014  Student Digital Artist
The real question would be which system he is representing in the Senate, or maybe just his home planet? XD Anakin Skywalker, the representative of an Outer Rim planet and a master of politic talks! XD
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shorelle Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Good question! Yeah I assumed it would just be Tatooine, on the off chance they actually got a representative in the Senate :P
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Indiana-Time-Rider Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014
*Smashes fave button* AWESOME!!! Pweaze could you do some more like this?! *Free Icon/Emote* Toothless (Love it!) Its awesome! 
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shorelle Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much! I definitely will if I get any other ideas :D
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Indiana-Time-Rider Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014
You're very welcome! Yay! :D your art is fantastic and I cannot wait to see more! :-)
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Im-a-pegasus Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Don't do it Anakin.
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shorelle Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ANAKIN NOOO :noes:
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X-I-L2048 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my gosh, this AU is hilarious. XD Whoever thought Anakin should be a senator should be sat in the corner and made to think very hard about their life choices. XD Poor Obi-Wan.
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shorelle Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hahaha, that person certainly has a lot to answer for :XD:
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little-lynx Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014
Hehehe.
I love Anakin's and Obi-Wan's expressions.
Obi-Wan seems to have not an easy teaching situation. :D (Big Grin) 
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shorelle Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Haha, so true XD Every day would be a challenge... and thank you!
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Steffel Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I think the Neimoidians look great (although they are a bit short) and I just love everyone's expressions. Especially Obi-Wan's shifty eyes in the first panel made my day.
I love all your Star Wars AUs. Why can't we have a gazillion shows about all these alternate versions? It'd be so much fun!
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shorelle Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aww thank you! Obi-Wan's exasperated expressions are the most fun to draw too. :XD:

(..... if someone were to make these shows, it would be the greatest thing ever!! ;))
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inginuyasha Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014
'I'm bored' lol ^_^
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shorelle Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:highfive:
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inginuyasha Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014
^^
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Jojo1228 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Their expressions just about killed me!
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shorelle Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! :XD:
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ShinobiOutcast Featured By Owner May 22, 2014
Oh, Gods! I can totally imagine Anakin being this type of politican (and celebrity)! :D Poor Obi-wan, even in this universe he must clean up his charge's "punch the sleemo, and screw their immunity" policy. (Because, let's face it. Only Obi-wan, the patience personified of a stone saint, can semi-manage Anakin Skywalker the Senator. A real saint/others/Jedi will be driven to the point of homocide. xD)

But the real question is... how did he get out of slavery to represent Tatoonie?
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shorelle Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ahahaha, I can totally see that too :P Poor Obi-Wan indeed... he's certainly earned his title of Jedi Master after the amount of patience and meditation he must have gone through! 

And that's a good question actually... maybe he would have been freed the same time as Shmi (when Cliegg Lars married her), or he could have swindled his way out somehow through the cesspool of bribery and corruption that would be Tatooine's government (or lack thereof :P) This is probably where he learnt his more, er, violent methods of negotiation...
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wierdsquirrelgirl Featured By Owner May 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I can imagine someone signing Anakin up as a joke without him knowing, but then everyone votes for him because the other candidates are even worse. Then one day as he's playing Clone Wars on his hand held with Padme as the main character he get a knock on his door. A bunch of representative have come to announce that he is the new senator of their planet. Then he has a WHF! moment and faints. When he wakes up he's on a ship to Coruscant.
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shorelle Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yessss this would be the best scenario!! :D Headcanon accepted X)
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wierdsquirrelgirl Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I also imagine that his zero tolerance for politics of any sort inadvertently makes him the most ppopular senator. So when his term ends and he's ready to get the heck out of there his planet elects him again. An entire room is destroyed when he finds out.
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Sodor93 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
Lol, I love it! XD Very funny.
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shorelle Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! :XD:
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Sodor93 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014
You're welcome. =) It seems very fitting for Anakin's personality. He wouldn't want to be stuck in senate meetings, he'd want to be out in the galaxy having adventures.
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AbyssalDaemon Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014
Poor, poor Obi-Wan. I can see the council assigning him the 'honor' of being Anakin's so-called bodyguard so that they have somebody on hand to try and repair the damage that Anankin is causing.
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shorelle Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ahahaha, this is pretty what would happen really :XD: (Obi-Wan just can't get a break even in an alternate universe... XD)
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Magnus-Stark Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Student General Artist
hilarious!
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shorelle Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks! :XD:
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hashhaha Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014
Totally awesome! Haha, with Ani as politic, holo news would be a really interesting :XD: Still, I think his way of dealing with other (corrupted) politics and his character in general could made him a very popular and trusted person. Wonder what he would do during Clone Wars. Hope he would take a part in fight, so he could meet 501st Legion :)
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shorelle Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hahaha, that's so true about the news! :XD:

His role in the Clone Wars could be pretty interesting! Especially since some senators go out into the field for diplomatic missions anyway (like Padme during the TCW) and Anakin would probably get involved in a lot more hands-on action than his bodyguard would approve of :P It would be perfect for him to meet the 501st this way!!
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hashhaha Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014
:XD:

Some of them go in fight during war, if I correctly remember (like Bail?) - it would be really interesting, especially if AS would be some very important person who all the time magicaly "get lost" and end on front between soldiers :D Haha and he could give sweets to clones :D
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zitronenwalzer Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014
Love it!
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shorelle Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! :D
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captainkirkings Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014
I have this mental image of Anakin playing with Obi-Wan's lightsaber and accidentally slicing his own arm off and he would just stare at the stump like "...fuck" and when obi-wan comes in he'd be all "anAKIN PLS U R A GROWN ASS MAN AND ALSO A SENATOR I DON'T HAVE TIME FOR THIS BS THE ONLY PERSON I'M GUARDING YOU FROM IS YOURSELF GDI"
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shorelle Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
omgosh best scene best comment ever I CAN SEE THIS HAPPENING SO COMPLETELY
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