PadMay

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. I’ve been celebrating PadMay since 2016 on my tumblr sideblog dedicated to politics and Star Wars. I created prompt lists for 2017, 2018, and 2019. Below is the list for 2020!

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: May the Force be with you

Week one is a celebration of Padmé in the Skywalker Saga.

  1. Favorite Padmé Appearance
  2. Favorite Padmé Quote
  3. Favorite Padmé Costume
  4. Padmé and the light side of the Force
  5. Padmé and the dark side of the Force
  6. Padmé’s role in the saga

Week TWO: Across the Stars

Week two is a celebration of Padmé and Anakin.

  1. Favorite Anidala scene
  2. Favorite Anidala kiss
  3. The Japor Snippet
  4. Motherhood
  5. Parallels
  6. Alternate Universe

Week THREE: I truly, deeply love you

Week three is a celebration of Padmé in fandom.

  1. Fanfiction
  2. Fanart
  3. Podfic or Pocast
  4. Fanvid
  5. Cosplay
  6. Playlist

Week FOUR: Revenge of the Sith

Week four is a celebration of the fifteenth anniversary of Star Wars Episode III : Revenge of the Sith which premiered May 19, 2005.

  1. Reunion
  2. Dream
  3. Deception
  4. Rescue
  5. Memorial
  6. Hope

Week FIVE: Rogue Leader

Week five is a celebration of Padmé’s legacy.

  1. Luke
  2. Leia
  3. Ben
  4. Rey
  5. Rebellion
  6. Republic
  7. Anything goes!

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Anika Dane is a writer of words. A dancer of dreams. A pop culture blogger, podcaster and lecturer with a special interest in fairy tales and space opera. A feminist and a fashionista. A teacher and a student. A Social Justice Klingon Warrior Princess who fell in love with the Skywalker family when she was seven years old. Mother of girls. Secretly a dragon.

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