The Star Wars smugglers Han Solo and Chewbacca now possess the thoughts of the galaxy’s most harmful droid ever.
At the beginning of the Star Wars: Han Solo & Chewbacca collection written by Marc Guggenheim and drawn by David Messina, for hundreds of thousands of credit, Han and Chewie had been employed by the crime lord Jabba the Hutt to accumulate an urn stated to comprise the ashes of one in every of Jabba’s rivals, Krestel D’Naran. By Han Solo & Chewbacca #9, the 2 and their new confederate, Phaedra, efficiently purchase the urn, however discover that it incorporates a droid’s neural core as a substitute. This neural core isn’t any, nonetheless, and belongs to the murderous droid revolutionary Ajax Sigma.
Star Wars’ Deadliest Droid Ever, Explained
Ajax Sigma first appeared within the 2022 one-shot Star Wars: Revelations #1, during which Darth Vader is proven visions of the long run by the Eye of Webbish Bog on Mustafar. The being knowledgeable Vader of Ajax’s historical past and warned him that the droid’s return can be the beginning of “the end of the Force. Then…of everything.” In the Han Solo & Chewbacca challenge, the 2 smugglers study precisely why Ajax is so harmful.
Han, Chewie and Phaedra take the core to the Ugnaught sava Korin Pers on Nar Shadda to examine it. Korin expands on what was recognized to Revelations readers concerning the Kligson’s Moon Uprising — led by Ajax 200 years prior — which was stopped by Jedi Knights of the High Republic. Korin reveals that Ajax “murdered thousands” throughout the occasion, and is claimed to be “more capable than any assassin droid.”