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Belated May the 4th by Hazzard65 Belated May the 4th by Hazzard65

Happy belated May the 4th. I haven't done a star wars fan pic since I was about 10 years old. Feels nice to finally be able to do what I saw in my head 

This poor dude was on a patrol in some backwater system. His group got ambushed by some local pirates and now he's stuck on some crummy planet trying to get a signal out. Praying his rations last until rescue can arrive.

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unclefungus5 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2015
This poor schmuck aint gonna make it.Lovely Shoujo (Aaaaah Nooo) [V3] 
Bosda Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2015
Sell this as a print!
and, note me when you do!
ObiWantKanabis Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is so perfect!
Meowth79 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015
He's gonna make it! His buddies'll find him CURSE YOU! 
pete8680 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2015
TIE pilots, All Guts! No Shields! Nice art! Very Ralph McQuarrie.
tentafool Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014
This is a seriously awesome piece. It's getting some love over on imgur at the moment and I had to find out who did it because I am just so damn impressed. 
DaLintyMan Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2014
Other than I doubt a TIE would survive a hit from any true weapon... ;)

A very good picture.
pete8680 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2015
Maybe the Force was with him!
brunoRules Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I Love this Ship ;)
axemeagain Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014  Professional Filmographer
philippeL Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Impressive scene!
Chickhawk96 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So beautiful detail
I love it even though I dont know what it is
Volttrooper23 Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awesome!!! The Imperial Pilot was like "jeez, how to program this shit?" La la la la 
Emigepa Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Just great !!!
sbk1234 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014
That's cool! Would love to see more like this.
DemonStash Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Damn that's cool
wolfblue13 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014
damn sweet!
JesterOfDestiny Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm not a fan of Star Wars, but I like this picture, because it creates so much implied personality for a character, that serves the role of a disposable bad guy in the movies and implied story of the things that lead here and wether he will be saved by the empire, or they won't even bother.
cinemajack Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014
Poor fella! :(
Mazorzarch Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Very nice. Not much tie fighter around, nice details!
markdss Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
I like this pic because of the possible story lines. This could be a tale told from the Empire's point of view. This being a cadet that comes under attack by rebels and has to crash land on a strange planet outside of the Empire's territory.

To escape the desert heat he finds caves that lead to an underground city. Further investigation unveils a tremendously deadly weapon and he's left with the decision whether the rebels should be obliterated or the Empire. The underground city is desolate, so he hides his tracks and treks to a river and an uninhabited chemical plant where he is able to recharge and boost his communications equipment. He's picked up by a passing trader who is neutral.

Knowing that at some stage this deadly device will be discovered, he decides to become an independent undercover agent. He penetrates the rebel organisation and begins his evaluation of the other side. After a few months he concludes his findings, but realizes that a similar assessment is necessary to make his decision. Using neutral traders he makes his way across systems into the Empire's main command. He is greeted by intense investigation into his absence from his squad. He successfully hides what has happened by fabricating a story and is relieved to join a system based squad meaning he can do the assessment in the main command area. He feels at ease as he assume undercover detective work. However one day he notices that he has been trailed the whole time and his fear of the Empire grows.

The main objective changes to one of escape and building alliances to help him reach the rebels. But as his efforts increase so does the Empire's scrutiny of where he was for the months he was missing.
jeanpvieira Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
Dramawind Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The colours are extremely vivid! Love it!
LukeViljoen Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Nice, the 4th was with you I see.
Worgen Featured By Owner May 20, 2014
A daily deviation, this deserves. :yodaplz:
yourmom10 Featured By Owner May 18, 2014
WOW, awesome.
Alexios2 Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
lordhadrian Featured By Owner May 13, 2014
Excellent piece :)
Clynac Featured By Owner May 13, 2014
Great scene.
KerroPerro Featured By Owner May 11, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Imperial scum, i hope he ended up as Krayt food :P

jk, great piece i love it!
Hyenax Featured By Owner May 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
amazing.. love the little backstory for it too
agent036 Featured By Owner May 9, 2014   Filmographer
I love this. I'm generally a rebel and a jedi, but I really feel for this imperial pilot.
greensandsguy Featured By Owner May 9, 2014
:D same here... just made my first star wars pic since, well, about the same age... 
this one turned out really beautiful! <3 love the bold colors and peaceful scene, you really pity the guy. :)
bramsonart Featured By Owner May 9, 2014
very cool imagery.
Girot Featured By Owner May 8, 2014  Professional General Artist
that is badass!!!!
Kxmode Featured By Owner May 8, 2014
Revenge of the Fifth! :shakevader: 
DarthWill3 Featured By Owner May 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
A just love TIE fighters!
Cinn-Ransome Featured By Owner May 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very cool
robotron10lb Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is an awesome concept. We don't really get much info about the imperial tie fighter pilots that often.
jkemeny Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very cool! Love the contrast between the background and the technology.
Corsair5586 Featured By Owner May 7, 2014
A TIE Fighter that didn't explode after being shot? Weird...
Kxmode Featured By Owner May 8, 2014
Well, it DID crash. So there's that.
Idlemind79 Featured By Owner May 7, 2014
It's cool to see an empire soldier in a rough spot for a change.. I'd actually like to see more stuff from the empires perspective
Kxmode Featured By Owner May 8, 2014
Star Wars Episode 7
floppygiraffe Featured By Owner May 7, 2014
This is awesome, i'v always loved the Empire. :D
ScrambledYams Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Student General Artist
Love it! la in love 
franklando Featured By Owner May 7, 2014   Filmographer
This is amazing... the pilot looks thoroughly miserable. He should play some Battlefront while he waits to get picked up! :D
shiroytora Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
freezerburn70512 Featured By Owner May 7, 2014
I like it!
kimberleyblackstar Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Nice pic but I thought TIE fighters could'nt land ? Ar'nt they suspended in launch racks on the Death Star ?
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