The Book Of Boba Fett Proves Disney Has A Star Wars Prequel Problem


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The Guide of Boba Fett& factors to a prequel drawback in Disney's& Star Wars universe. Boba Fett's return in& The Mandalorian,& season 2 was well-received, and the& bounty hunter's upcoming spinoff is hotly anticipated. While it guarantees to be an exciting journey for a fan-favorite character, the present becomes half of a larger concern when thought-about alongside the remainder of Disney's& Star Wars slate.

Between& The Ebook of Boba Fett,& The Mandalorian& season 3, and& Ahsoka,& Disney is creating and hurriedly fleshing out a "prequel-to-the sequels" period. It's been wildly profitable to date, and in some ways will get Star Wars proper. As evidenced by Ahsoka and Fett's appearances in& The Mandalorian season 2, these exhibits also promise to relate to at least one another. Nevertheless, while& these "prequel" choices will possible be extra favorably acquired than George Lucas' prequel movies, this Disney era may be just as& questionable - for& more problematic causes.

Disney's sequel trilogy& featured a stellar forged and had brilliant moments,& however is otherwise largely thought of& as an unorganized, poorly-planned mess. In mild of that, Disney both must give attention to narratives& set after& the Skywalker Saga or construct up to the sequel trilogy's story in a meaningful, deliberate method.& With out these, Disney's give attention to the instant post-Return of the Jedi period seems to be an& try and& shortly fix& a few of the sequel trilogy's strangest plot holes (corresponding to Supreme Chief Snoke's& clone origin) and to& please dissatisfied fans.& If that's the case, it's value wondering if Disney's& Star Wars& is& heading into artistic decay.

It is true that& The Mandalorian& connects to the sequel trilogy in a number of methods, and it's doubtless that& The E-book of Boba Fett and& Ahsoka& will discover ways to take action as nicely. Nevertheless, for these exhibits to really help redeem the sequel trilogy, they need to connect in a approach that lends narrative, not just logical continuity.& George Lucas' prequels crammed in the universe of the original trilogy, but& did so in service of& telling Anakin Skywalker's tragic story, not to fix& plot points. This can be a far cry from& how& The Mandalorian& tangentially fills in& gaps in sequel trilogy logic, like its hasty setup& of Pressure healing& to elucidate how& Rey and Kylo Ren can drive heal& in Star Wars:& The Rise of Skywalker, and& its glimpses of the Empire's first& makes an attempt at cloning.& These revelations patch up holes in the sequel trilogy, however don't make them more fascinating viewing in the best way a collection or movie about Kylo Ren abandoning his& Jedi coaching for the First Order may.

If the post-Jedi exhibits& do not add& depth to the sequel trilogy, they need to& plant seeds for& a post-Skywalker Saga timeline to avoid being simple fan service. Even when& The Guide of Boba Fett, The Mandalorian, and& Ahsoka& join to each other, the stakes will really feel decrease and decrease if audiences understand each story is irrelevant by& Star Wars: The Drive Awakens.& Even& Ahsoka, which promises to reintroduce both Jedi (by including Ezra Bridger) and an excellent villain to the post-ROTJ& timeline,& is unlikely to& have an effect on a post-sequel trilogy galaxy& - Ahsoka herself is implied to be deceased by& Rise of Skywalker, and her& doubtless& adversary Grand Admiral Thrawn is totally absent& from& the trilogy.

It is also clear that Disney has been& hesitant to decide to a post-sequel trilogy& course.& Star Wars: Visions& has& proven the potential of the era, bearing on the& Drive, lightsabers, and the way forward for the Jedi. Nevertheless, it isn't canon, additional hinting that Disney is afraid to take the saga& in a new course. Lucasfilm's upcoming exhibits will certainly please audiences. With no larger plan, nevertheless,& they could merely be protected bets and an attraction to nostalgia. Hopefully,& The Guide of Boba Fett will& use the long-lasting character to& grow the franchise in a meaningful method.