FILMELY : Ahsoka Series Season 1 Recap: The Whereabouts of Grand Admiral Thawn Chapter 8/8

Sep 28, 2023

Ahsoka Series Season 1 Recap: The Whereabouts of Grand Admiral Thawn Chapter 8/8

Ahsoka series in the Star Wars Universe including 8 episodes has been aired on Disney+ in 2023. The series focuses on the Jedi character Ahsoka - a former disciple of Anakin Skywalker, on the journey to track down the whereabouts of Grand Admiral Thawn and other remnants of the Empire. Ahsoka series' setting parallels that of recent Star Wars series such as The Mandalorian, The Book of Boba Fett.

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Ahsoka Season 1 Episode 1 “Master and Apprentice”

Baylan Skoll (Ray Stevenson), a former Jedi now working as a mercenary, and his apprentice Shin Hati (Ivanna Sakhno) attack a New Republic ship to rescue Morgan Elsbeth (Diana Lee Inosanto), who was previously captured by Jedi Ahsoka Tano (Rosario Dawson).

Elsbeth informs Skoll that Ahsoka is searching for Grand Admiral Thrawn, who has been missing for many years after Thrawn (Lars Mikkelsen) and Ezra Bridger (Eman Esfandi) were dragged to an unknown location by Purrgils - the Galactic Whales.


Ahsoka and Android Huyang obtain a star map, in the form of a metal ball, marking Thrawn's location (and possibly Bridger's one also), but it is locked. General Hera Syndulla (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) advises Ahsoka to enlist the help of Sabine Wren (Natasha Liu Bordizzo), a former Jedi disciple (known as a Padawan) of Ahsoka, to unlock the map.

On Lothal, Ahsoka gives Wren the map. Wren brings the map home despite Ahsoka's earlier warnings against doing this. Just as Wren unlocks the map, Hati appears, steals the map, and stabs Wren in a lightsaber battle.


Ahsoka Season 1 Episode 2 “Toil and Trouble”


Skoll and Hati take the map to the planet Seatos, where Elsbeth reveals that Thrawn is trapped in another galaxy.


Wren recovers from her injuries and informs Ahsoka of her findings, and tracks down the robots that attacked her at her home during Hati's ambush; information leading to Elsbeth's factory on Corellia. Searching for the stolen map, Ahsoka and Syndulla travel to the Corellian shipyard, where they discover a massive hyperdrive being built by workers loyal to the Empire.

A fight breaks out with spies secretly working for the Empire. Marrok, a former Inquisitor working for Elsbeth, escapes but Syndulla manages to launch a tracking device attached on his ship.


Wren is ready to become Ahsoka's Padawan once again, cutting her hair short and equipping her with the beskar armor of the Mandalorian.

Marrok brings the hyperdrive to Elsbeth to complete the construction of her ship, the Eye of Sion, to take the group to Grand Admiral Thrawn.


Ahsoka Season 1 Episode 3 “Time to Fly”


Wren restarts her training under the guidance of Ahsoka and Huyang, however she is still struggling to use the Force.


General Syndulla meets with Chancellor Mon Mothma and a group of influential senators to ask permission to send Republican forces to Seatos to find Thawn's whereabouts; The senators opposes her request, although Mothma supports it. Her proposal is eventually not approved.

Ahsoka, Wren, and Huyang travel on their own to Seatos, where they discover the Eye of Sion, but are stopped by a fleet of warriors led by Hati and Marrok when Elsbeth uses cannons on the Eye of Sion to fire on them.


Android Huyang completes a scan of the Eye of Sion, concluding that it appears to be a Hyperspace Ring designed to travel to another galaxy.


Ahsoka Season 1 Episode 4 “Fallen Jedi”


Ahsoka and Wren are attacked by Skoll's forces, but manage to defeat them. Fearing that Elsbeth and Skoll will obtain the coordinates of Thrawn's location, they head towards the enemy base but are stopped by Hati and Marrok.


Ahsoka kills Marrok and continues on alone, while Wren stays behind to hold off Hati. Ahsoka confronts Skoll, and the two duel; Ahsoka retrieve the map which is being activated but has to toss it aside after it burns her hand. Her burned hand leaves Ahsoka unable to use the Force, and Skoll pushes  her straight into the ocean.


Wren appears pointing her gun at the map, threatening to destroy it, but Skoll lures her into handing it over to him by promising to take her to her lost friend Bridger.


Once Thrawn's location is established, Skoll destroys the map, and the Eye of Sion departs with Wren as a prisoner. A squadron of New Republic fighters, led by Syndulla, arrives at Seatos and tries unsuccessfully to stop the Eye of Sion from jumping into hyperspace.


Meanwhile, Ahsoka awakens in the World Between Worlds, where she meets her former Master Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen).

Ahsoka Season 1 Episode 5 “Shadow Warrior”


While searching for Ahsoka and Wren in Seatos with his mother, young Jacen Syndulla (his father was Jedi Kanan Jarrus) senses that Ahsoka was in the World Between Worlds, thanks to the Force.


In the World Between Worlds, Anakin explains to Ahsoka that he has been tracking her through the Force and deduces that her loss to Skoll was partly due to unresolved feelings of guilt regarding the events that drove them apart. Ahsoka recalls fragments of her past during the Clone Wars.

Ahsoka is picked up and recovered by Syndulla's crew. Using the Force, she learns that Wren is with Skoll.


Syndulla is informed that New Republic forces are on their way to arrest her and Ahsoka for going on an unapproved mission. When the New Republic fleet arrived, Ahsoka accompanies a group of Purrgils into hyperspace to search for Bridger and Wren, while Syndulla, Jacen, and Chopper stay behind and are escorted.

Ahsoka Season 1 Episode 6 “Far, Far Away”


The Eye of Sion arrives at Peridea, the ancient homeland of the Elsbeth's people known as the Dathomiri.


Elsbeth, Skoll, Hati, and Wren meet the Great Mothers, a group of red-clad Nightsisters allied with Thrawn.

As they wait for the Grand Admiral, Skoll tells Hati of his belief that the fall of the Jedi and the rise of the Empire are part of an inevitable cycle, one that he intended to break. .

On the surface, Thrawn honors Skoll's promise to Wren by providing Wren with the Howler mount and supplies to find Bridger's whereabouts. However, after Wren leaves, Thrawn orders Skoll and Hati to follow her and kill both her and Bridger.

Surviving an ambush by bandits, Wren meets a group of native Noti - the Peaceful Turtles and follows them to their village, where she reunites with Bridger.


While tracking Wren, Skoll senses that the planet Peridea has a source of greater power and tells Hati that he intends to find and use it.


Anticipating Ahsoka's arrival, Thrawn askes Elsbeth for all the details of Ahsoka's biography and to prepare for the defense.


Ahsoka Season 1 Episode 7 “Dreams and Madness”


On the planet Coruscant, General Syndulla faces a military tribunal, in which Senator Xiono, a member of the tribunal, objects to her reports of secret plots by the Imperial remnants.


Android C-3PO arrives and provides the court with Leia Organa's fake credentials, forcing the court to acquit Syndulla who convinces Mothma that the threat is real.


Arriving at Peridea, the Purrgils, one of them is carrying Ahsoka's ship on its mouth, encounter a minefield staged by Thrawn's forces and retreate. Continuing alone, Ahsoka is attacked by enemy fighters and takes refuge in a ruin.


Ahsoka locates Wren through the Force and heads to the planet's surface. Bridger, Wren, and the Noti are attacked by Hati and the bandits Wren encountered earlier, and Thrawn's Night Troopers; while Skoll leaves to pursue a stronger source of the Force in this planet.

Ahsoka appears and changes the tide of the war, forcing Thrawn to withdraw his remaining Night Troopers and prepare for their impending departure.

Hati has no way but to retreat with the Night Troopers. Ahsoka, Bridger, and Wren are happily reunited.


Ahsoka Season 1 Episode 8 “The Jedi, the Witch and the Warlord”

To strengthen his power to stop Ahsoka's group, Thawn askes the Great Mothers to turn Elsbeth into a witch and award her with the Blade of Mother Talzin.


The Blade of Talzin is a magical, fiery green sword, summoned by Mother Talzin to duel with Grand Master Jedi Mace Windu during the Clone Wars. The sword's hilt closely resembles the face of Malmourral, the demon worshiped by the Frangawl Cult (Talzin is called the Mother of this cult). The blade created from the "mouth" of the hilt is enveloped in green flames of magic. The sword can withstand the lightsaber attacks of the Jedi.

On Ahsoka's spaceship, Bridger build a new lightsaber using spare parts from his late Master Kanan Jarrus.

Thawn sends two drone fighters to suddenly attack Ahsoka's spaceship, severely damaging it. Ahsoka, Wren, and Bridger riding the Howlers make their way to Thawn's Star Destroyer the Chimaera, which has docked with the ring-shaped Eye of Sion, but are confronted by Elsbeth who is now a Nightsister and the Night Troopers. The NightSisters continuously revive them, making it difficult for the trio to fend off.

 

Wren uses the Force to help Bridger jump onto the Chimaera then returns to the dock help Ahsoka in the fight. With only 1 lightsaber left, Ahsoka manages to kill Elsbeth after a dramatic duel. The Eye of Sion jumps into hyperspace, leaving Ahsoka, Wren, and Huyang stranded on Peridea.


When Thrawn and the Great Mothers arrives at the Red Planet Dathomir nicknamed Planet Rancor, Bridger escaped and reunited with General Syndulla and Android Chopper.

On Planet Peridea, Hati joins the bandits, while Skoll is led to a mountain by a statue of God Mortis; Ahsoka, Wren, and Huyang join the Noti - the Peaceful Turtles and build their new home. Annakin's essences are still around Ahsoka as if to watch and protect her.









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