Thursday, July 7

Boba Fett recap: full explanation of the Star Wars timeline

With The Book of Boba Fett set to reveal the next chapter of the infamous bounty hunter, here is a summary of Boba Fett’s story in the Star Wars timeline.

Disney + is new Star Wars show The Boba Fett Book is about to air on Disney +, continuing the story of the infamous bounty hunter as he moves into a new chapter of his life on the timeline. Born as an unaltered clone of the legendary Jango Fett, Boba followed in his father’s footsteps beginning in the prequel film trilogy and then the original trilogy, making his first appearance as a legendary hunter in his own right. However, it appears that Boba Fett is looking to start a new venture on his own series, going beyond his multiple appearances as a bounty hunter in the acquaintances. Star Wars timeline.

Before Disney’s purchase of the Star Wars franchise, Expanded Universe books and comics (now classified as Non-canon Legends) revealed a lot about the bounty hunter that has only been seen for 5-6 minutes in actual movies. Not only was he married once and had a child, but Boba Fett survived the Well of Sarlacc and would continue his work of bounty hunting during the rise of the New Republic after the defeat of the Empire. Furthermore, he would also become the new Mandalore for a time, ruling the planet of the same name.

However, Disney and Lucasfilm have since created a new story for Boba Fett with his regulated canonical appearances in the movies, animated series such as The Clone Wars, Marvel comics and the Disney + live action series as The mandalorian. While it looks like ruling Mandalore will be Din Djarin’s job, trailers and clips for The Boba Fett Book They mocked Boba’s rise as a crime lord ruling Tatooine. Here’s a rundown of Boba Fett’s major appearances in the Star Wars chronology until his return to Jabba’s palace with Fennec Shand.

Attack of the Clones: Young Boba and the Death of Jango Fett

During Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, Boba Fett is introduced as the young son of Jango Fett, a legendary bounty hunter in the service of Count Dooku and the Separatists. However, Jango was also the genetic template for the Republic Clone Army. While these clones were bred with rapid growth spurts and brain modifications to make them the perfect soldiers, Boba Fett was created to be an unaltered clone, becoming Jango’s son who could carry on his legacy. However, during the main Battle of Geonosis of the Clone Wars, Jango Fett is assassinated by Jedi Master Mace Windu of the Jedi Council. This leaves Boba without his father, lost in the galaxy with nothing but his father’s helmet and armor.

Clone Wars: Boba Fett Seeks Vengeance

Finally, The Clone Wars The animated series revealed Boba Fett’s quest for revenge against the Jedi who killed his father. Boba Fett allied himself with a collection of bounty hunters, including Bossk and Aurra Sing, and nearly succeeded in killing Mace Windu before finally being arrested by Jedi Master Plo Koon and Padawan Ahsoka Tano. While Boba would not attempt against Windu’s life again, he does choose to carry on his father’s legacy by becoming a bounty hunter with a code of honor.

Boba and Bossk would eventually escape from prison, forming a crew of mercenaries and hunters as Boba began to build his impressive reputation. What’s more, The bad lot References to animated series canceled episodes in which Boba Fett would have dueled Cad Bane in his iconic green armor for the first time. In doing so, Boba became known as the most legendary bounty hunter in the galaxy after defeating the famous gunman who had previously held the title.

Empire Strikes Back: Darth Vader hires Boba Fett to capture Han Solo

As seen in Marvel Comics’ Star Wars titles established between A new hope Y The Empire Strikes Back, Boba Fett became a favorite hunter of Tatooine’s main crime lord, Jabba the Hutt. However, he frequently accepted jobs for none other than the Darth Vader of the Empire. As an example, Fett was the one who confirmed to the Dark Lord that the Rebel pilot who blew up the Death Star was his son Luke (whose existence had been hidden from him).

Serving as the official live-action appearance of his Fett (after Boba’s cartoon appearance on the Star Wars Holiday Special), Boba Fett is one of the bounty hunters Vader hired to search for Han Solo and the Millennium Falcon in The Empire Strikes Back, wanting to use Solo and Princess Leia as bait to lure Luke. Seeing how Fett was looking to collect the pre-existing bounty that Jabba had put on Solo’s head, it was fortuitous that he was the hunter to locate Solo in Bespin’s Cloud City, leading Solo to the Hutt after the smuggler had been encased in carbonite once. Vader was done with him. While Boba Fett loses Solo en route to Tatooine in recent Marvel’s Bounty hunter war crossover event, Fett manages to get his reward back and hands it over to Jabba anyway.

Return of the Jedi: Boba Fett devoured by Sarlacc Pit

When the rebels organize a mission to rescue Han from Jabba at the beginning of Return of the Jedi, Boba Fett is present in the ensuing battle over the Great Pit of Carkoon, a monstrous Sarlacc destined to be the disappearance of Han Solo and Luke. However, it apparently became Fett’s undoing when Solo struck the bounty hunter’s jetpack, causing him to lose control before being consumed by the Sarlacc to be digested for thousands of years.

However, as in the non-canon Legends stories, Boba Fett somehow survived his encounter with Sarlacc, a test that will likely be revealed in detail with The Boba Fett Book break free. Featured at the end of The mandalorian In the first episode of season 2, it was confirmed that Boba survived the Sarlacc, albeit with a fair amount of scars and without his iconic Mandalorian armor. Furthermore, he had apparently embraced the culture of the Tusken Raiders, native to the vast deserts of Tatooine.

Mandalorian: Boba Fett recovers the armor and joins Din Djarin

Finally, Boba traces his lost armor that has passed into the hands of Din Djarin, the Mandalorian who seeks to protect the boy known as Grogu five years later. Return of the Jedi and the rise of the New Republic after the defeat of the Empire. Revealing that his father, Jango, was a Mandalorian foundling, Boba negotiates the return of his armor while promising that the boy will not be harmed. However, the arrival of Moff Gideon’s remnant imperial forces who kidnap Grogu causes Boba Fett to join Din Djarin on his quest to retrieve the boy, fulfilling his promise that the boy would be safe.

Restoring his armor and offering his ship as transportation, Boba Fett helps the ex-Mandalorian sniper rescue Migs Mayfeld, who helps them locate Gideon’s cruiser. Once Grogu is safely in the hands of Luke Skywalker, Boba and Fennec Shand return to Tatooine. Upon entering the former palace of the late Jabba the Hutt, Fett and Shand kill Bib Fortuna before Fett sits on Jabba’s throne.

Boba Fett’s Book: Fett Returns to Jabba’s Palace

Now, teasers for The Boba Fett Book have revealed that the titular hunter will seek to leave his life behind as a bounty hunter, ruling Tatooine as a crime lord and filling the power vacuum created in the wake of Jabba’s death by Princess Leia in Return of the Jedi. Desiring to rule through respect rather than fear, as was Jabba’s preference, it will be interesting to see where this all-new chapter will take the former hunter and his legacy. In any case, Star Wars fans won’t have to wait much longer before the series begins airing.

The Boba Fett Book hits Disney + on December 29.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.