Posted by D_Martin on August 6, 2009 at 01:44 AM CST

The Circle is Now Complete - Obi-Wan vs Darth Vader Diorama by Sideshow Collectibles

Product Backstory
Their climactic encounter more than two decades prior on the molten planet of Mustafar left a crippled and dying Anakin Skywalker consumed with hatred for his former Jedi mentor and friend Obi-Wan Kenobi. Blinded by the Dark Side, Skywalker became the apprentice to the Sith Lord Darth Sidious, publicly known as Emperor Palpatine. Thanks to his new master's timely arrival, Skywalker's life was saved, but in the process, he became 'more machine than man.' He was reborn as the vengeful, armor-encased embodiment of the Emperor's power - Darth Vader.

Many years later, Vader senses the presence of his old master aboard the Empire's greatest weapon, the Death Star space station. After alerting the station's commander, Grand Moff Tarkin, Vader seeks out and confronts Obi-Wan at the entrance to the hangar bay, his lightsaber blade glowing red in the shadows. Obi-Wan returns from his mission to neutralize the Death Star's tractor beam only to be confronted by his former apprentice.

Vader towers over the seemingly frail old man. "I've been waiting for you Obi-Wan. We meet again, at last."

Obi-Wan says nothing. He ignites his lightsaber's pale blue energy blade and steps forward.

Vader goads him, "The circle is now complete. When I left you I was but the learner; now I am the master."

Obi-Wan retorts, "Only a master of evil, Darth."

Product Summary
Sideshow Collectibles is proud to bring you The Circle is Now Complete Diorama - Obi-Wan Kenobi VS Darth Vader, depicting the former master and apprentice with light sabers drawn in battle. Each piece is individually hand painted and finished, each with its own unique quality and detail that is the trademark of a handcrafted Sideshow Collectibles product. Depicting this epic clash, The Circle is Now Complete Diorama - Obi-Wan Kenobi VS Darth Vader is an outstanding addition to any collection and the perfect physical representation of one of cinema's most famous moments.

Product Specifications
License: Star Wars
Product Type: Polystone Diorama
Product Size: 12" H (304.8mm) x 9" W (228.6mm) x 9" D (228.6mm)*
Product Weight: 12.00 lbs (5.44 kg)*
Box Size: 14.00" H (355.6mm) x 12.00" W (304.8mm) x 11.00" L (279.4mm)*
Est. Shipping Weight: 12.00 lbs (5.44 kg)*

* Product size and weight are approximate values. Est. Ship Weight is an estimated value for U.S. shipping calculated by item, box and shipping materials. International (non-EU) shipping costs are based on dimensional weight, click here for more information.

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Mike Allen
The Sideshow Collectibles Design and Development Team

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