Mashable Choice highlights the best of everything we cover, have experienced first-hand and would recommend to others. Warning: This post contains spoilers for the Star Wars: Rebels episode “Twin Suns.”Â From a certain point of view, Obi-Wan Kenobi sits at the very center of the entire Star Wars saga.Â Dead or alive, Kenobi is the only human character who shows his face in every episode of the original and prequel trilogies. His inability to prevent the rise of the Empire, or the creation of Darth Vader, is the core story of Episodes I-III. Kenobi’s nurturing of Luke â and lying to the kid about his dad â sets in motion the core story of Episodes IV-VI. The core mystery of how he turned into a Force ghost when he lost his duel with Darth Vader in Star Wars lasted six whole movies.Â Whenever the Jedi Master shows up in Star Wars canon, it’s a big deal. Especially when we finally get to see him on Tatooine, roughly disguised as the crazy old wizard Ben Kenobi who guards young Luke Skywalker from a distance, destroying an old enemy, and confirming the reason for his lonely vigil.Â That’s what the animated series Star Wars: Rebels gave fans in its most recent episode, “Twin Suns”: their first official taste of Obi-Wan between the trilogies. One that left you wanting more, not least because Kenobi is a dark and near-broken hero for our dark and near-broken times.Â We almost got that “more” back in…more detail
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