“The Rebellion is too well equipped. They’re more dangerous than you realize.”
~ General Tagge
Shit just got real.
Tonight’s season finale for Star Wars Rebels was a big one. It leaves us wanting more.
And we even guessed right on a few of our predictions from yesterday.
Here were three big events and take-aways from tonight’s episode:
Ahsoka looks… different
As we guessed, Fulcrum is Ahsoka. But Ahsoka looks quite different – really unrecognizable. She doesn’t really look like an older version of herself from the Clone Wars. Even when I look at an old picture of myself from 15 years ago, I still have the same proportions on my face. Ahsoka’s entire face looks different. I think they need to go back and draw her again.
Kanan wins round 3 with The Inquisitor
This was perhaps the most important element of this episode. Kanan finally faced his fears and fought off The Inquisitor. When faced with defeat, The Inquisitor chooses death rather than having to, perhaps, face Vader again.
The Rebellion is serious.
What’s interesting in the two minutes we get, for a moment, a few of the other elements of the group of Rebels. While still secretive, we can see that there are real resources behind the Rebels. Having Bail Organa and Ahsoka involved gives a lot more credibility and scale to the realm of our Rebel cell.
We only got a peak, but it seems like Darth Vader will take a more active role in Rebels. This makes sense given that the opening to Episode IV amounts to his aggressive actions stalking the Rebel spies.
Rebels is also the last chance we get to see Vader be as badass as we want him to be. We’ve only seen him have three light saber battles – Obiwan, Luke, and Luke again. The Clone Wars was great… but that was Anakin. We want to see Vader. And I think we’re going to get him.
Ezra still can’t sword fight
But he at least gave it a try.
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