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    Ebook of Boba Fett episode 2 has a black wookiee and different acquainted faces


    The Book of Boba Fett’s second episode dragged the bounty hunter-turned crime lord additional into the sands of Tatooine and the planet’s seedy underbelly. However whereas Boba Fett obtained his palms somewhat dirtier, die-hard Star Wars followers had been handled to some cameos from the sequence’ comics and even previous deleted scenes.

    [Ed. note: This post contains spoilers for The Book of Boba Fett episode 2.]

    This week’s episode as soon as once more informed two completely different tales. One story continued the adventures of Boba and his former-assassin assistant Fennec Shand doing their greatest to determine the Fett as the brand new daimyo of Tatooine’s bustling crime empire. Episode 2’s different story adopted Boba as he skilled the Tuskens and orchestrated an old style wild west prepare theft.

    In preparation for the heist, Boba decides to steal a couple of speeders from a no-good gang that’s been hanging across the space, which brings us the episode’s greatest and most stunning cameo. Boba finally finds the gang ingesting at Tosche Station, an previous haunting floor of Luke Skywalker — in actual fact, as luck would have it, two of Luke’s associates are on the bar when Boba arrives.

    Picture: Disney Plus

    These two human characters — who spend a lot of the scene getting accosted by the gang — are Camie and Fixer and so they first confirmed up in a deleted scene from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. In that scene, they’re additionally hanging out on the Tosche Station bar earlier than Luke finds them and implores them to search for on the sky as he insists a battle between starships is happening — the one that may finally end in R2-D2 and C-3PO getting marooned on Tatooine.

    Whereas these two aren’t performed by the identical actors they had been within the unique 1977 scene, it’s nonetheless a pleasant callback to a really particular sort of longtime Star Wars fan.

    The episode’s different two appearances occur somewhat earlier within the episode, through the present-day timeline, as Boba tries to determine who precisely put a success out for him, he finally meets the culprits: the Hutt Twins. These two aren’t precisely a cameo, in that they’re new characters, however they’re the primary look of any Hutts in The Ebook of Boba Fett to date, which makes them fairly notable.

    The Hutt twins being carried in a still from The Book of Boba Fett

    Picture: Disney Plus

    We all know little or no past what’s talked about in Boba Fett about what occurred after Jabba died. Because the present says, Bib Fortuna took over and the Hutts had been in any other case pre-occupied. However why and with what hasn’t been clear (right here or in every other canonical Star Wars properties). Whereas the Hutt twins solely get a short introduction in episode 2, it appears they’ll be fairly vital to the sequence going ahead.

    Black Krrsantan in a still from Book of Boba Fett

    Picture: Disney Plus

    Talking of the Twins, they’re additionally the social gathering that brings alongside this episode’s different legacy character: Black Krrsantan. Black Krrsantan is the black-furred Wookiee that Boba refers to as a gladiator. (That’s true, by the way in which, Krrsantan actually was a gladiator briefly, which signifies that Boba would possibly know him personally or by fame). Krrsantan is a Wookiee bounty hunter who ceaselessly labored for Jabba the Hutt within the days of the Galactic Empire and even briefly for Darth Vader. The Wookiee has beforehand proven up in comedian sequence like Darth Vader and Physician Aphra, however that is his live-action debut.

    Whereas the sequence hasn’t been flooded in Star Wars references to date, it’s good to see episode 2 of Ebook of Boba Fett herald a couple of acquainted faces from across the galaxy, together with transferring the plot ahead by lastly bringing the Hutts again to Tatooine.

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