Star Wars: Rebels – The Protector of the Concord Dawn

“The Protector of Concord Dawn,” introduces more background information to our favorite artistically inclined Mandalorian, Sabine Wren, but also re-introduces us to Fenn Rau, also a Mandalorian, and one who played a minor role in the past of Kanan Jarrus.  As noted here previously, Kanan’s connection to Rau was established in the Marvel comic Kanan,…

Star Wars: Rebels – A Princess on Lothal

The debut of Star Wars: Rebels signified several things.  It was the first major animation work by the team behind The Clone Wars after the purchase of Lucasfilm by Disney, and perhaps in an effort to differentiate the two series, it was set decades ahead of that show and only a few years before A…

Star Wars: Rebels – Legacy

In Rebels, we have the crew of the Ghost as our primary characters and heroes.  This is not to discount Rex or Ahsoka, but the Ghost’s crew stand out as the original heroes from the first season and remain to a degree, the primary heroes of the second season, even if some have garnered more…

Star Wars: Rebels – The Future of the Force

In “Children of the Force,” a season two Clone Wars episode, future Emperor Palpatine via his Sith Lord persona, Darth Sidious, attempts to arrange the kidnapping of force sensitive children.  It’s a plot that is defeated through the efforts of Anakin Skywalker and his padawan, Ahsoka Tano, and as a result, we never quite learn…

Star Wars: Rebels – Stealth Strike

From the return of Rex and the other clone troopers on Rebels, a friction has existed between them and our Jedi Kanan.  It’s an unsurprisingly rough relationship given how the history of the Republic’s Clone Army and the Jedi concluded: Order 66.  The elimination of the Jedi at the hands of their fellow soldiers and…