Child Grogu’s Origins Defined in an Previous Star Wars Comedian?
An previous Star Wars comedian might supply some clues to Grogu’s previous. Higher often known as Child Yoda, the character debuted in The Mandalorian and has since turn into a real fan-favorite inside the franchise. However a lot stays mysterious concerning the beloved little alien. The place, precisely, did he come from? What’s the title of his species? Many solutions are certain to come back however the comedian e-book in query might supply at the least some trace as to what occurred to the Baby earlier than he and Mando crossed paths.
The problem in query is Star Wars Tales #13, which was written by Fabian Nicieza, Jim Krueger and W. Haden Blackman. The collection was revealed by Darkish Horse Comics across the time the prequels had been being launched. They’re now not canon as Disney opted to throw all the pieces out and begin from scratch after buying Lucasfilm in 2012. However these tales, now dubbed Legends, have usually been used to encourage the official canon. So they could be a useful information.
Star Wars Tales #13 facilities on Mace Windu. It encompasses a assortment of quick tales involving the Jedi. The ultimate story within the e-book is titled Kids of the Drive. That is of specific curiosity to those that are inquisitive about Grogu’s mysterious origins. It sees Mace taking his padawan, Depa Billaba, to a Jedi nursery. Depa is conflicted about the truth that these kids had been taken from their houses to be skilled within the methods of the Drive. A bounty hunter by the title of Vianna D’Pow enters the fold, making an attempt to steal these infants from the nursery. It seems she was employed by dad and mom of the youngsters within the nursery. These dad and mom regretted permitting their kids to be taken by the Jedi.
Amid the chaos as Mace is coping with Vianna, we see a shot of the Jedi nursery. Within the backside, right-hand nook of the panel, we will see a familiar-looking, inexperienced child alien in a crib. It’s, certainly, a child hailing from the identical species as Yoda. Whereas this is not Child Grogu, seeing because the character did not exist when the comedian e-book was written. However it could possibly be a window into the place the Child Yoda we have come to know in The Mandalorian got here from. Maybe the Jedi Order took him in as a toddler and positioned him in one in every of these nurseries. We all know that Grogu is 50 within the timeline of the present, as Yoda’s species ages in a different way than many others. So the timeline might simply work out.
With The Mandalorian season three set to enter manufacturing later this 12 months, to not point out all the different Star Wars exhibits within the works for Disney+, we’re certain to study way more about Grogu sooner or later. Particularly given all the pieces that occurred within the season 2 finale. It appears inevitable that the character’s previous will likely be explored. Will government producers Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni resolve to take some inspiration from this specific story? Time will inform. This was beforehand reported by Inverse.