The Princess Bride - Bloodied Dread Pirate Roberts 7" Action Figure (McFarlane Toys)
The only thing known concerning the Dread Pirate Roberts is that he never leaves captives alive. It is revealed during the course of the story that Roberts is not one man, but a series of individuals who periodically pass the name and reputation to a chosen successor. Everyone except the successor is then released at a convenient port, a new crew hired, and the former Roberts stays aboard as first mate. The constant reference to "Captain Roberts" establishes the new Roberts' persona. After the crew is convinced, the former Roberts leaves the ship and retires on his earnings. Incredibly detailed 7" scale figure based off the Movie The Princess Bride. However this iteration of Dread Pirate Roberts is really Westley, who inhereted the title after the previous Dread Pirate Roberts retired. Westley had grown close to his predecessor after he was catured while searching for his fortune to return to Buttercup. In an attempt to help him achieve this goal the Previous Dread Pirate thought this position would help Westley achieve his goal. Designed with Ultra Articulation with up to 22 moving parts for full range of posing and play. Westley is featured bloodied and based on his Dread Pirate Roberts look in The Princess Bride. Westley comes with his sword and a base. Figure is showcased in The Princess Bride themed window box packaging. Collect all additional McFarlane Toys The Princess Bride Figures.