Born of humble parents in a mountain village on the planet Naboo, Padm? Amidala's exceptional abilities manifested themselves at an early age. Trained and encouraged to reach her highest potential, Amidala was elected Queen of Naboo at the age of fourteen, then became a representative in the Galactic Senate on Coruscant. Fiercely loyal to her beloved people, Amidala bravely confronts all those who threaten the peace of her planet. In her political roles, she presents a remote, elegant exterior to the world, yet underneath there burns a deeply passionate spirit which boldly embraces both the challenges and adventures before her. To protect herself and those who are dear to her, Amidala willingly takes up arms. Her fiery nature ignites as she wields a blaster in the thick of battle, vibrant with determination in the midst of "aggressive negotiations." The dangers of the moment only serve to further enhance Amidala's alluring beauty born of innate courage and purity of soul.