Corellia performs a serious half on this episode, and it is price noting that that is the primary time we have seen Corellia in live-action since 2018’s “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” That is the planet the place Han Solo got here from and was attempting to flee again to to be able to save his good friend and love curiosity, Qi’ra.
One throwaway element that Baylon Skoll mentions early within the episode is that they’ve discovered the “Reflex Level.” It is not a time period we have heard in “Star Wars” earlier than, nevertheless it’s an essential time period in “Robotech,” a universe that Dave Filoni has professed to being an enormous fan of. In that collection, Reflex Level was the codename given to the key hive of the Invid Queen Regess and the final word vacation spot for the heroes. The reference actually provides one other layer to how we’re meant to really feel about Thrawn if we all know it.
It is also price nothing that when Elsbeth prompts the map on Seatos within the Denab sector, inexperienced fireplace accompanies the magic that she conjures. It is a signal that she is certainly descended from the Witches of Dathomir, as that’s the visible hallmark of that order’s use of the Pressure.
The opposite huge factor to notice is Marrok, who seems to be a former Inquisitor. The Inquisitorius is lifeless together with the Empire, however he appears to have thrown his lot in with Baylan Skoll, including one other dimension of intrigue and marvel round Skoll’s character. Who’s he that he may command the loyalty of a Sith Inquisitor?
Alongside Marrok and Shin Hati, Elsbeth has given them entry to HK-series murderer droids. These droids actually turned in style with their introduction within the “Knights of the Outdated Republic” collection and that is their first time displaying up in live-action. They’ve made some temporary appearances within the present canon, although simply in books.
This episode additionally marked return of Chopper, everybody’s favourite murderous astromech droid. Should you’re a fan of “Star Wars Rebels,” you had been simply glad to see him.