• 0
  • 1
  • 2

Sabé

The Decoy Queen

Details

Description

Sabé is the most important of Queen Amidala's royal retinue of handmaidens. During crisis situations, Sabé and Amidala switch roles. Sabé becomes a decoy, disguised as the Queen, while Amidala adopts a simple gown of a handmaiden, and goes by her less formal name of Padmé Naberrie. When in this role, Sabé and Padmé secretly communicate with subtle signals as to not divulge their true identities. During the Trade Federation invasion of Naboo, Sabé posed as the Queen on several occasions.

Stats

Appearances
  1. Episode I
Homeworld
Naboo
Species
Human
Gender
Female
Height
1.65 meters
Weapon
Royal blaster pistol
Affiliation
Naboo Royal Handmaidens

Relationships

Padmé Amidala

Padmé
Amidala

As Queen of Naboo during the Trade Federation invasion of the planet, Amidala switched places with Sabé on several occasions. During the exodus from the planet and detour to Tatooine, it was Sabé who wore the Queen's robes as Amidala posed as Padmé Naberrie. Sabé continued posing as the Queen as the royal retinue arrived on Coruscant, but Padmé assumed her royal role when meeting with Senator Palpatine.

> View detail
Naboo

Naboo

The planet of Naboo is steeped with heritage. Tradition dictates that the royal leaders are elected from the planet's young population. The use of handmaidens as bodyguards and protection dates back generations to more uncertain times.

> View detail
R2-D2

R2-D2

When Sabé posed as Queen Amidala, she commended R2-D2 for the rescue of the Naboo starship as it ran a deadly Trade Federation blockade to escape the besieged world. To continue the illusion that she was really queen, Sabé ordered Padmé to clean the droid.

> View detail
Boss Nass

Boss Nass

As the Naboo first made contact with Boss Nass in the Gungan Sacred Place, it was Sabé -- posing as Queen Amidala -- who first began negotiations with the proud Gungan leader. Nass was impressed when the real Amidala revealed her secret before the Gungans.

> View detail