Lucasfilm has released the first teaser for the “Star Wars Rebels” finale, which will air as a special one-hour episode, March 30 on Disney XD.
The teaser for the episode, titled “Twilight of the Apprentice,” follows the history of Ahsoka Tano and Anakin Skywalker — Ahsoka’s former Jedi mentor and close friend, as chronicled on “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” — before the two go head-to-head on opposing sides in the “Rebels” finale.
Maybe Dave Filoni and company have something to surprise us, but it seems to me that this is the inevitable end to yet another tragic aspect of Vader’s character. Ahsoka was incredibly annoying when she debuted, but as the Clone Wars series grew, she grew on viewers and seeing her as a founder of the Rebellion has been an incredibly clever way to use the character to enrich the universe. But we knew this day was going to come. There’s no Ahsoka around when Episode IV hits, and we always knew Vader was going to sever one of the last ties to Anakin’s life. Hope I’m wrong. Know I’m not.