YZR-19 Rapier II
...years later a descendent of the Baroness Spazzoli (an unfortunate name, really) once again took up the cause of defending her people, this time against the maniacal Panopolit Zealots.
Her family contacted their old friend Armand Yargozlev, and he built one of the finest starfighters money could buy.
Her heroic delay tactics allowed her people to safely evacuate, and she even managed to single-handedly destroy one of the Zealots' world-ships.
Hell no I am not tired of building Japanese-style stuff. Look how fun it is! Needs some stickers, though, I think. The shape was inspired by the geniuses at Treasure and their delightful shmups, Radiant Silvergun and Ikaruga.