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PadMay 2022

PadMay is an annual event in celebration of our beloved former queen and senator of Naboo, Padmé Naberrie Amidala. There are thirty one prompts, one for each day in the month of May.

You may answer as many, or as few, as you like and there is no specific format. The prompts are jumping off points and may be considered in universe or meta. Answers may take the form of essay, discussion, fiction, artwork, bulleted lists, gifsets, vids, vlogs, comics, whatever! Create something new, promote something you’ve previously made, or share a favorite work of someone else’s (with proper credit! Share their post if possible). It is also fine to answer prompts on a different day than that which corresponds with the number (if you miss it, or it is simply easier for you). There is no right or wrong way to participate! The purpose of PadMay is to celebrate Star Wars and Padmé, not create work or drama.

When sharing on social media, tag your posts #PadMay! Please feel free to ask me any questions you may have, here or on tumblr, twitter or facebook.

Week ONE: Sound

Week one is a celebration of music in the galaxy far, far away.

  1. Duel of the Fates (John Williams)
  2. Across the Stars (John Williams)
  3. Anakin and Padmé (Kevin Kliner)
  4. Binary Sunset (John Williams)
  5. The Imperial March (John Williams)
  6. Padmé (Kevin Kliner)
  7. Maiden Voyage (Joseph Shirley, Ludwig Goransson)

Week TWO: Appearance

Week two is a celebration of Padmé in media.

  1. The Phantom Menace
  2. Attack of the Clones
  3. Revenge of the Sith
  4. The Clone Wars
  5. Queen’s Trilogy (E.K. Johnston)
  6. Forces of Destiny
  7. Galaxy of Heroes

Week THREE: Fanwork

Week three is a celebration of Padmé in fandom.

  1. Fanfiction
  2. Fanart
  3. Podfic or Podcast
  4. Fanvid
  5. Cosplay
  6. Playlist
  7. Recipe

Week FOUR: Obi-Wan Kenobi

Week four is a celebration of the relationship between Padmé and Obi-Wan.

  1. Secret
  2. Rescue
  3. Kiss
  4. Betrayal
  5. Co-Parenting
  6. Regret

Week FIVE: Quote

Week five is a celebration of Padmé in words.

  1. Are you an angel?
  2. I do not like this idea of hiding.
  3. I want to have our baby back home on Naboo.
  4. She was beautiful, kind, but sad.

Remember to tag your posts: #padmay2022

Previous Fests: 2017, 2018, 2019. 2020, 2021

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