“Obi-Wan Kenobi” premiered its third episode on Disney+ and we finally have our first full look at Hayden Christensen as the mighty Darth Vader. Similarly, new evidence leads us to believe that the appearance of Liam Neeson as Qui-Gon Jinn It could happen very soon in a scene in front of Ewan McGregor, after more than 20 years.
What happened in this chapter and what awaits us in the next half? we tell you with spoilers on this note.
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Master Qui-Gon, where are you?
The chapter begins again with a heartbroken Obi-Wan, who, in the midst of his anguish, tries to communicate with his former master Qui-Gon Jinn, but gets no response.
This is not the first time that the Jedi mentions his mentor, so the series leaves the doors open for a possible appearance of Liam Neeson, as the remembered character from “Episode I: The Phantom Menace”.
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Similarly, Ben’s disturbed mind is beginning to play tricks on him to the point of making him have a hallucination in which he sees Anakin from afar.
The Darth Vader we wanted
In this chapter, we finally see Hayden Christensen in action as Darth Vader, who is surprisingly supported by the voice of the remembered James Earl Jones.
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In his search for Obi-Wan, the powerful Sith arrives with the Inquisitors on the planet where the Jedi and little Princess Leia are hiding, who receive help from Tia, an Imperial officer who works as a double agent.
And it is here that we finally see a furious, heartless and sadistic Vader, who, as he passes through the place, murders the inhabitants using force. Seeing him twist a teenager’s neck makes it clear what kind of villain this is.
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Darth Vader vs. Obi Wan
With this episode, the first confrontation between Obi-Wan and Darth Vader also came, with the second as a clear winner.
The fight is clearly lopsided, as Ben’s years in exile have worn him down to the point of losing his agility with his lightsaber.
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Taking advantage of this, Vader forcibly drags him through intense fire, burning his entire arm. A nod that clearly refers to what happens to Anakin at the end of “Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.”
No doubt watching this villain wield his red lightsaber and unleash his fury is satisfying for any “Star Wars” fan, anticipating an even bigger fight in the upcoming episodes.
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What will happen to Lea?
At the end of this intense chapter, Tia ends up saving Obi-Wan from the hands of Darth Vader with the help of her android.
But doing this leaves Leia alone, who ends up falling into the hands of the obsessed Third Sister, who now has Vader’s approval to become the next Grand Inquisitor.
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What will happen now with these characters? We will have to find out until the following Wednesday on Disney +.
“Obi-Wan Kenobi”, episode schedule
“Obi-Wan Kenobi” began on May 27 and will end on June 22. Here are the dates to see the episodes on Disney Plus.
- Chapter 1: Friday May 27
- Chapter 2: Friday May 27
- Chapter 3: Wednesday, June 1
- Chapter 4: Wednesday, June 8
- Chapter 5: Wednesday, June 15
- Chapter 6: Wednesday June 22.
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