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a tiny trooper story

The little Stormtrooper in my minifig collection was getting anxious about being cooped up in my apartment all the time. He begged to come with me to the Singapore Toys, Games and Comics Convention.

He went on his merry little way for the most part, but asked to have his picture taken when we both found the Star Wars booth.

Here he is with a TIE Pilot.

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And of course, he couldn't resist a picture with a life-size version of him. "I feel so small," he said.

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We spent an entire afternoon looking at things at the convention, but it was fairly crowded and hot (both inside and outside the convention center) and I wasn't feeling well, plus I hadn't eaten yet that day so we decided to stop by a café for some "afternoon breakfast".

Here he is checking out our window table. Thankfully the window shades were pulled down so the blaring sun from outside wasn't burning us.

Minifig-Stormtrooper

I ordered a cold glass of apple cider. He wasn't allowed to drink from my cider, but he at least got to cool off for a bit on it.

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He wanted some of my food, too.

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After the meal, and we finally made our way home, he ran straight to the couch for a nap. I guess he was as tired as I was.

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