Trailer footage for The Mandalorian season 3 teases darkish secrets and techniques concerning the surviving Imperials within the Star Wars galaxy. Despite that includes brand-new adventures with Din Djarin and Grogu, the Imperial remnant will nonetheless have a presence in The Mandalorian season 3. Djarin begins coaching Grogu within the methods of the Mandalorian whereas searching for redemption on the planet Mandalore, however there could also be a darkish connection between the Imperials and the ruins of the Mandalorian homeworld.
In the official trailer for The Mandalorian season 3, Grogu and Din Djarin have reunited after the kid’s choice to desert his Jedi coaching with Luke Skywalker, which occurred in The Book of Boba Fett.
Following the turmoil of Mandalore’s try to stay impartial in the course of the Clone Wars, the newly-risen Empire ultimately got here to the warrior world and created huge divisions between the assorted clans. While some served the Empire, others continued to withstand. Eventually, the Empire decimated all the planet in the course of the Night of a Thousand Tears – a genocide that massively worn out nearly all of the Mandalorian inhabitants. Moff Gideon participated within the bloodbath, and that is seemingly when he recovered the legendary Darksaber, claiming it from earlier wielder Bo-Katan Kryze, Mandalore’s ruler on the time.
The Book of Boba Fett confirms that Gideon was immediately concerned within the Night of a Thousand Tears. According to Paz Viszla and the Armorer, “the blood of millions” is on his fingers. This suggests Gideon orchestrated the genocide himself. While Din Djarin appears assured that the New Republic will execute Moff Gideon for his crimes following his arrest in The Mandalorian season 2, the New Republic might strive utilizing Gideon in The Mandalorian season 3 to search out different leftover Imperials, giving Giancarlo Esposito’s character a task within the upcoming season, in addition to a possible alternative to flee custody.