LEGO Star Wars: The Bounty Hunters Vignettes #1 – IG-88

Brick Fanatics presents a new series of LEGO vignettes, featuring the bounty hunters from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. The first features the deadly assassin droid, IG-88…

The new LEGO Star Wars set, 75222 Betrayal at Cloud City, represents one of the key locations from The Empire Strikes Back. That film introduces fans to bounty hunters, dangerous mercenaries existing in the Star Wars universe. In 75167 Bounty Hunter Speeder Bike Battle Pack, collectors get four from the core line-up at one affordable price. Despite their lack of screen time, the characters have become firm favourites over the years, with fans dreaming of the adventures they are on outside of the movie.

The Bounty Hunters Vignettes #1 IG-88

Tatooine is a hostile environment at the best of times, so IG-88 was getting frustrated with the amount of sand clogging up his joints – it was slowing him down and he had a bounty to capture.

Despite being privately owned, IG-88 decided to take a short cut through a moisture farm which was on the outer reaches of the Lars Homestead. As the twin suns of Tatooine set behind him, the droid felt sure that he’d caught sight of his target. He picked up the pace in an attempt to make up some ground and secure the bounty before the last of the day’s light disappeared…

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The product used in this build project was provided by the LEGO Group.

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