Sabine Wren Leads Rebels Season 3

Ezra and Sabine gracing the season three posterThe third season of Star Wars Rebels debuts on September 24th, and it promises exciting adventures and classic action to rival the previous two seasons. Main characters Ezra Bridger and Sabine Wren will lead us through the events following the end of season two: Kanan Jarrus’ blindness, and Ahsoka Tano’s death. Season three also promises a fan-favorite in the form of Grand Admiral Thrawn. This brilliant and analytical leader is featured in the famous Timothy Zahn Expanded Universe novels. The crew of the ghost, now with a base on the planet Atollon, must contend with the Empire’s growing power and escape the unbeatable Thrawn.

Sabine and Ezra’s new roles

After his meeting with former Sith Lord Darth Maul, Ezra has become closer to the dark side. His anger has come to the front. After the respective death and blindness of Ahsoka and Kanan, he is determined to not let anything hurt his friends. Thanks to the influence of the Sith Holocron, Ezra now fights more aggressively. Fights against stormtroopers ends in death instead of just injuries. With his long locks cut and his focus on defeating the empire, it’s clear we have a new leader in Ezra.

Furthermore, Sabine Wren looks to take on an even larger role. The rebel fleet comes to rely on her more and more as the danger increases. Her armor and hair color may be different, but her skills remain fresh. With Thrawn on the other side of the table, will she be able to triumph?

Marc Buhaj, senior vice president of programming and the general manager of Disney, said: “We are proud to bring our audience a third season of Star Wars Rebels, a series that has resonated across generations.” Buhaj added, “The creative team behind the series continues to do a brilliant job in delivering on the key tenets that fans have come to expect from a Star Wars property including adventure, hope and the battle between good vs. evil.”

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Star Wars Rebels Season One Recap

The Rebels
The Rebels

Season one of the new animated television show Star Wars: Rebels has come to an end, and what an end! The short, thirteen-episode season’s final episode came out March second with “Fire Across the Galaxy.” The show’s second season is scheduled to begin in April of 2015.

Possible spoilers!

The season, which began on October third, 2014, with a two-episode special, screened as a film at San Diego Comic-Con. This movie chronicles how Ezra Bridger, orphan, joins the crew of the Ghost: Kanan, Hera, Zeb, Sabine, and Chopper. The episodes follow these pre-rebel alliance members as they smuggle, lie, and cheat their way past the Empire’s blockades, avoid the dangerous Inquisitor, and work to overthrow the Empire. Soon, however, their lives get difficult thanks to guest stars like Lando Calrissian R2-D2, Jedi that have escaped order 66, and a mysterious informant named “Fulcrum.”

In episode eleven, during a mission to send a message out among the galaxy from an Imperial broadcast tower, Kanan is captured by the Inquisitor, tortured, and is to be interred at the Mustafar prison, from which no Jedi has ever escaped. Ezra and the other rebels learn the Empire is now using courier droids, and seize an imperial transport. They disable Grand Moff Tarkin’s Star Destroyer in the Mustafar system, and Ezra is able to free Kanan using the prison compound’s duct system. The Inquisitor ambushes the two Jedi, who defeat him in a fight, killing him and damaging the star destroyer’s engines. The rebels reunite onboard the Ghost, and it is revealed that Fulcrum is actually Ahsoka Tano, Anakin Skywalker’s old apprentice. Following the Inquisitor’s death, Tarkin introduces a new enemy for the rebels: Darth Vader.

We’re eagerly awaiting season two of this fine new show. What are you looking forward to in the new episodes?