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The 1st Enlisted Stormtrooper by kevinbolk The 1st Enlisted Stormtrooper by kevinbolk
This has been kind of a recurring nightmare for me: being the first non-clone stormtrooper and knowing no matter how many rebel scum I vaporized, I would never fit in. I think it might be a metaphor for my life. XD

Not to sound to much like a whiny nerd, I never got behind the whole "clone trooper" thing. I kinda liked the idea of it being enlisted guys. I think it made it more "real" and gave me freedom to imagine "Man, wonder if that guy Han Solo just blasted had a wife and kids?" 9.9

Oh, and yes, the helmet fits. It just goes on and off with a very loud "pop!". Imagine that for your amusement. XD
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ShaneySqueeBoy Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wouldn't it be ironic if one of those clone-Stormtroopers remarked, "I bet he's a terrible shot!"? XD
MisterDesultory Featured By Owner 1 hour ago  Hobbyist Writer
ShaneySqueeBoy Featured By Owner 50 minutes ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Don't you know? It's common for Stormtroopers to have terrible aim. Just take a really good look at how they fire their blasters in the original trilogy, you'll see what I mean.
Joshher117 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2015
Clone troopers for life
Krande Featured By Owner May 8, 2015
Well, there always needs to be a first :)
Jsayah Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015
Wait! Is that Han Solo?!
gamelover114 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
Ha! joke's on them when there is eventually more enlisted guys than clones!
Arcalian Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013
Given that the Classic Trilogy troopers sound nothing like Jango, I'm guessing this is actually right.  I'm wondering how many clones can be produced at a time anyway.  The Kaminoans gave the impression they needed time to grow more in Ep 2.
Jsayah Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015
That is true. Another thing is that the original trilogy stormtroopers got nothing on the clones. Don't get me wrong, some are actually competent, and the ones on the Death Star just let the rebels go, but unless they are precise in hitting a sand crawler, they suck in general.

And about the time, the kaminoans said they age twice the rate of average humans, so clones would take a decade to be mature enough for war.
81Scorp Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Hobbyist
Clones can be so mean.
Jsayah Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015
They are cloned from an evil Mandalorian bounty hunter, so. Some the clones in that tv show are a little nice though.
nightchildmoonchild Featured By Owner May 24, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Poor guy.
Synxthe1st Featured By Owner May 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
There are actually clones who have gone off and had a family. One even had a child with a Jedi (though the latter was killed during Order 66).

Though most of those were clones who'd defected from the Republic/Empire, there are a select few (the most prominent named above, part of the 501st) that served under the Republic/Empire, but still maintained a secret, family life.
SpadeRiff Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yup, that Kal Skirata dude is a real good guy. And don't forget Vau, they're all taking a huge risk for their clone boys
Synxthe1st Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah, it's been a while since I've looked at anything Star Wars. Been avoiding it since Battlefront (DICE) was announced. ^^;
SpadeRiff Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, I'm totally "fan-girl"ing over that new Battlefront
Synxthe1st Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconfanboyplz: <- That is NOT what I was expecting that to look like.

And yeah, I've been fan-boying over it. It's so hard not to poke at DICE's website, but I've been successful so far.
SpadeRiff Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Lol, are you hinting at something there, boyo?
Unfortunately for you, I'm straight :P
Synxthe1st Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Nope, I am not. The icon wasn't what I expected, unfortunately, but I couldn't care less about what it looks like.
I am straight as well.

Lesson 3,746: Strange things on the internet lead to unintended assumptions/interpretations. Should care more about things like this.
SuperStormtrooper501 Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hhaha awesome and true!
CyberEagleWarrior Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Student Interface Designer
This is awesome!
alexkl5 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
One word about the clone trooper bullshit.

HappyBirthdayRoboto Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
...dude, I don't know anything about you or you life... but I've had that exact same nightmare!
kropfkid Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Made my day! :giggle:
shadowthehedgehog32 Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Not all stormtroopers were clones. In fact, only the 501st (AKA Vader's Fist) were clones; they were the best Imperial AND Republic soldiers in history.
X0NiGhTmArEs0X Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Kasumidoll Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
LuigiFix Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
hahhaa amazing!!
HunterKiller762 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2012
i can relate to the new guy
DKROY Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012
Made me think of Battlefront 2 when the narrator said, "We never really got used to the new guys."
ItachiMangekeyouPWNS Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2012  Student General Artist
ya me 2
tristan7grunt Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012
I'm going to get a lot of hate for this, but I didn't mind the prequels, AT ALL. But most stormtroopers were enlistees, towards the end of the war, but there were various other clone templates at the time too.
jboweruk Featured By Owner May 9, 2013
You won't get any hate from me, I read the original book when it first came out, before I saw 'Star Wars' as it was back then. I knew about Palpatine becoming Emperor by subversion. My only gripe is that he changed a bit of the plot to get the droids in and it should've been rather a bit more than 18 years prequel. Think about who trained Obi-Wan, Yoda, and Leia remembered her mother a bit; which would suggest she wasn't a new born babe when Padme died. Other than that, I don't see why the hate; they set the scene for Ep4,5 &6.
Kattmaz Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2011
Haha, I love this! (being the nerd I am)
According to Commander Cody, non-clone human soldiers were "expendable buffoons," and expresses this even further when he sees a non-clone storm trooper hit his head on a blast door. I suppose the clones were insulted by the enlisting of non-clones. George Lucas designed the clones with a big sense of loyalty, which also means they're loyal to their brothers... Bravo in this cartoon! It made my day! :D
Kisaki-Shattoriboshi Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think the "clone trooper" concept was just another way for George Lucas to eliminate any guilt he might feel from allowing his heroic characters to do morally ambiguous things. Han casually kills Greedo in the middle of a bar? That's okay -- Greedo shoots first now, so it was SELF-DEFENSE! Luke and pals kill Stormtroopers by the thousands? Don't worry, they were all CLONES who were CREATED to be lightsaber-fodder. Somewhere down the road, George Lucas must have decided that only "bad" people do "bad" things and "good" people can only do "good" things, and then retconned "Star Wars" to fit into his insanely unrealistic black-and-white view.
SpadeRiff Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Aww, don't be so hard on poor ol' Lucas. It might not have been perfect but his work has inspired many to delve into the sci-fi genre. I'm a huge Star Wars buff myself
ChristianCerda Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Student Filmographer
Or the Republic needed some way to amass an army in as little time possible.
DeltaSquadProduction Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Poor guy. . .

huskieshammer Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
This made me laugh!
SyDtHeKiD11 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
lol xp
Deanor-the-13th Featured By Owner May 28, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
"aren't you a little short for a stormtrooper?"
jongut91 Featured By Owner May 26, 2011
I've wondered about this myself before! Very clever!!
axem-ranger-black Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2011
i dont know if you know this but after the end of the clonewar and the "Kamino rebellion" (in with thay made an army of jango clones to FIGHT the Galactic Empire [link] ) happend stormtroopers started being cloned from diffrent humans along with jango AND recruiting birth-born soldiers
ProtistPwns4 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's elementary school all over again :ohnoes:
I find it easier to watch them die in hordes when they have no identity.
Sammy-KanjiKodomo Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2011  Student General Artist
This is exactly how I feel!

Oh yeah, I first watched star wars when I was 3, and when anything exploded, I would clap my hands and say yay! Funniest thing is, most of the time it was when the enemy they were facing exploeded. xD

I wonder that too!! I thought, hey...why all clones? That means they'll all make the same mistake. So, I just thought of them being individual people, then I would think, ohhhh,Luke(Han, Leia, Chewie, Yoda) that guys son is gonna get you....xD
Eclipse-Strider Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2011
Lol so true
daemonsterr245 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2011
lol he's like "that's not try, I mean it was a petri dish but same difference"
CommanderCody212 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2011
I hate the non-clone StormTroopers.
It's a good thing the Empire kept cloning in secret.
Asparuh13 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
xD! nice one!
peppermeek Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2011  Student Artist
It makes me sad that they were just made for battle and not to be loved ._.
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