The Mandalorian the season 2 premiere contains a major connection to A new hope. Disney + is currently broadcasting the first episode, Episode 2 will arrive next Friday. The first episode of Season 2 lasts almost an hour and it finds Din Djarin back on Tatooine with the child as they search for another Mandalorian. Tatooine is a major destination in the Star wars universe, mainly because it’s the homeland of Anakin and Luke Skywalker. There is SPOILERS for The Mandalorian season 2 below.
When C-3PO and R2-D2 first arrive on Tatooine in A New Hope, the large skeleton of a snake-like creature can be seen in the background. Star wars fans later discovered that it was the skeleton of a Krayt dragon, and one of them is shown alive in The Mandalorianopening of season 2 as the villain of the episode. It came as a shock to diehard fans and confused others who were not well informed about the history of the Krayt Dragon within the franchise, both in official canon and in Legends.
The 1996 Star Wars: Customizable Card Game includes a few Krayt Dragon cards, including one titled “Krayt Dragon Howl,” which refers to Obi-Wan’s cry that scares the Tusken Raiders in. A new hope. Ultimately, the Jedi Master was imitating the sound of a Krayt dragon, a fact that was mentioned in the romanization of A new hope. Now, Star wars Fans understand why the Tusken Raiders were so afraid of Obi-Wan Kenobi’s scream, because they didn’t want a Krayt dragon to appear. It shows how well Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni are going to satisfy new and old fans.
The opening of season 2 at the Wild West of The Mandalorian Also helps humanize the Tusken Raiders. The raiders have a common enemy with the community of Cobb Vanth in the Krayt Dragon, and they must unite to take it down, even though they have fought against each other in the past. After making their deal and working as a team to take down the Krayt dragon, the Tusken Raiders begin to dismantle the interior of the enormous dragon.
At the end of the episode, the Tusken Raiders bring out a Krayt dragon bead from the bowels of the giant beast and they celebrate it. in the Star wars universe, pearls are incredibly valuable and can also be used for lightsabers. However, using part of the Krayt Dragon bead to set up a new lightsaber is quite difficult and takes a lot of time and effort. The Pearl is featured in the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and Star Wars: The Old Republic video games, as well as new canon material including the book Heir to the Jedi, and now The Mandalorian. Episode proves Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni are pulling from the depths Star wars know how to tell their new stories. You can go to the official Disney + website to stream The Mandalorian season 2.
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