It appears clear at this level that we in all probability gained’t meet Thrawn in Ahsoka till the final couple of episodes. Nevertheless, that’s not a foul factor if the episodes stay nearly as good as ‘Fallen Jedi’. In a robust instalment, Ahsoka tugs on a number of heartstrings amid an ongoing lightsabre duel that pits reformed Jedi in opposition to reformed Jedi.
Nonetheless aboard their broken ship, Ahsoka Tano and Sabine make their approach in the direction of the situation of the star map that Baylan and Hati stole. They focus on their plans, and Ahsoka informs Sabine that Ezra can’t be the essential precedence any extra, as a result of the hazard of Thrawn coming again to Star Wars is just too nice.
If they’ll discover the map, they have to eliminate it. Dave Filoni has overplayed the thriller of Thrawn a bit an excessive amount of at this level within the Star Wars sequence, always discussing his risk with out giving viewers any proof. It’s the place the reliance on the viewers realizing Rebels actually falters, as a result of not solely does Ahsoka work on the presumption you’ve seen the animated sequence, there’s additionally a perception you got here away fascinated with the antagonist the identical approach Filoni does.
Which may not be true, and by the tip of Ahsoka episode 4, that entire facet of the present begins to fade into the background anyway. Baylan, Shin, and Marrok versus Ahsoka and Sabine supplies sufficient gusto within the fast current, every encounter capitalizing on the final.
After Ahsoka’s thrilling area parry in episode 3, she takes on Marrok as soon as once more. Did we discover out who Marrok actually is? Sure – no one of word, as a result of Ahsoka’s lightsabre goes via him and he’s simply killed. Don’t ever let your hypothesis run too wild, you’ll solely disappoint your self.
This struggle is nice, however it could’ve been lots higher if we may see extra. The lighting reduces the whole lot to simply the lightsabres, and whereas that would’ve been an enthralling alternative, the fog of black, blue and gray simply looks as if somebody forgot to carry the suitable variety of lights. These tasks aren’t low cost, however so usually corners seem lower for no discernible purpose, stopping them from actually feeling like they’re among the many finest sci-fi sequence.
In the meantime, Sabine takes on Shin and wins. Underestimated within the presence of these adept within the power, Sabine’s arc appears prime to be the largest in Ahsoka, and we’d wager good cash she has her personal venture on the way in which for Disney Plus. She staves off Shin simply rapidly sufficient to interrupt Baylan and Ahsoka going through of.
They’re throwing insults at one another regarding Anakin. Baylan is aware of Ahsoka, however she doesn’t know him, and there’s a tickle of what the would-be Sith actually needs right here. Recognition, in a hierarchy that rewards him.
Thrawn in all probability isn’t the kind it’s best to belief, however former Jedi simply aren’t nice at listening. He takes benefit o a second of weak point and throws Ahsoka off a cliff, then turning to Sabine and bargaining along with her for the map.
Figuring out she ought to destroy it, as a substitute she palms it to Baylan as a result of she actually desires Ezra again extra. He takes the info, breaks the map, and brings Sabine aboard their ship to go into the hyperspace ring and Thrawn.
As ‘Fallen Jedi’ ends, Huyang tries to contact Ahsoka, falling on deaf ears. We see she’s wound up within the the World Between Worlds, a wierd realm that exists outdoors of time and area. Standing there confused, we hear a well-known voice: Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker, who greets Ahsoka.
Lower to credit, and even essentially the most cynical must admit that’s a robust second to finish on. Ahsoka hasn’t been a revelation thus far. Thrawn is bordering on meaningless, and the general presentation could possibly be extra distinctive. However there’s sufficient emotion nonetheless right here for an amazing climax, particularly if we get the tag workforce duel the whole lot’s gearing in the direction of.
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Ahsoka episode 4 recap
Good character work and lightsabre duels nearly make up an more and more squandered essential villain and a few middling manufacturing choices.