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Ahsoka has launched two new villains to Star Wars: Baylan Skoll and Shin Hati. To this point, they’ve proven off their darkish facet lightsaber expertise and are serving to Morgan Elsbeth within the hunt for Grand Admiral Thrawn – however there is a hidden element connecting them that might imply catastrophe is on the horizon.
As identified on Reddit by a fan who is aware of their Norse mythology, each villains have one thing in widespread – their surnames are linked to mythological wolf brothers who’re the sons of Fenrir. Sköll chases the Solar (the goddess Sól as she rides her chariot by means of the sky), whereas Hati chases the Moon (the god Máni in his personal chariot). It is stated that, finally, when Ragnarök occurs, each Sköll and Hati will lastly catch the Solar and Moon and eat them up.
That is fairly terrifying already, however, mixed with the truth that Shin and Baylan are on the hunt for Thrawn by means of the galaxy – a pathway traced within the credit that encompasses many main Star Wars planets – it is sufficient to counsel one thing catastrophic is on the best way. May the search to retrieve Thrawn result in an apocalyptic occasion with Baylan and Shin’s involvement, one that might probably destroy planets?
Nicely, due to the Ahsoka timeline, we all know that the galaxy will not really come to an finish because the Star Wars timeline continues after the present. However, that does not imply that the characters of Ahsoka aren’t in appreciable hazard – particularly Ahsoka Tano herself, who, judging by the trailers, is about to duel Baylan on Seatos finally. It additionally means the brand new planets within the credit could possibly be in danger.
The villains’ names additionally proceed the present’s sturdy affiliation with wolves. As Star Wars followers have identified, Inquisitor Marrok shares the identify of an Arthurian knight who was become a werewolf. Then there’s the Loth-wolves on the mural of the Ghost crew – Rebels has proven that the wolves have a robust tie to the Pressure, to Ezra Bridger, and to the magical World Between Worlds.
Simply what all of it means is not fairly clear for now, however one factor is for certain: we should always control these wolves.
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