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Since first showing within the first episode of The Mandalorian, The Little one a.okay.a. Baby Yoda has been established as an thrilling thriller character about which Star Wars followers have obsessed. We all know he’s 50 years previous, is identical species as Yoda (therefore the nickname), and is Power delicate, however all the pieces else about him is unknown – and since he hasn’t matured but and doesn’t speak, he can’t precisely clarify himself.
There’s one explicit query that lingers above all others, nevertheless, and that considerations his destiny. Because of the Sequel Trilogy, Star Wars followers have witnessed occasions that happen roughly 25 years after the occasions within the first season of The Mandalorian, however the character isn’t talked about in any of the movies, so his canon existence throughout that point interval is unclear. Presumably it’s subject material that the Disney+ sequence will finally get to because it continues to unfold its story, however as of proper now all we will do is speculate with all the proof offered.
So speculate we will! Conserving in thoughts all the pieces we all know in regards to the post-Return Of The Jedi portion of the Star Wars timeline, we’ve put our thoughts to the potential futures that may very well be in retailer for Baby Yoda through the occasions of The Power Awakens, The Final Jedi, and The Rise Of Skywalker, and laid them out in your perusal/leisure under:
Baby Yoda Is Nonetheless Working Alongside Din Djarin, And Is Establishing Himself As A Mandalorian
As issues stand in The Mandalorian, Din Djarin has taken on the duty of a parental determine to Baby Yoda, who’s seen as a Foundling a.okay.a. an adopted baby within the eyes of the Mandalorian creed. There’s some presumption that Djarin will proceed to search for a protected place to depart him, probably looking for The Little one’s authentic dwelling planet, however what if that doesn’t work out and so they simply keep collectively? Even when the character did present up in any of the Sequel Trilogy films, it’s potential that the viewers wouldn’t even acknowledge him as a result of he could be sporting a helmet that he by no means takes off.
He’s Been Returned To His Mysterious Homeworld, And Is Again With Others Of His Species
Pivoting from that final concept to the one proposed inside it, it may wind up being that The Mandalorian as a present is used as a car to lastly present Star Wars followers with a bit extra backstory about Yoda. Whereas the diminutive, inexperienced Jedi grasp has existed in popular culture for almost half a century, it’s by no means been revealed what he’s or the place he comes from, and previous to the arrival of The Little one we solely noticed one different related being within the canon (a feminine named Yaddle). The Disney+ sequence may change that by having Din Djarin discover his ward’s secretive homeworld, and in addition use that flip of occasions to elucidate the place the character is 25 years later through the battle between the First Order and the Resistance.
Like Yoda, He’s Pressured To Reside A Life Of Isolation In Exile
As we’ve seen time and time once more within the Star Wars universe, being Power delicate places a goal in your again. If of us aren’t attempting to straight up kill you, they’re attempting to persuade you to make use of your talents for evil. Due to this, the longer term is probably not so vibrant for Baby Yoda – that’s, except drastic motion is taken to stop it. Following the occasions that play out in Revenge of the Sith, Yoda was compelled to stay a life in exile on Dagobah, and it might end up that the one means for The Little one to remain protected could be to drag an identical transfer. It is probably not too nice for him in the long term, as it might make him a contact nutty (a la Yoda in The Empire Strikes Again), however at the very least he’ll be protected.
He’s Half Of An Effort To Create A New Technology Of Jedi In Secret
The extra constructive angle on the exile concept is that whereas The Little one could not be capable of stay a standard life within the Star Wars galaxy, he should still be capable of quietly do good issues. By the point the occasions of the Sequel Trilogy paly out, Baby Yoda could also be dwelling within the furthest reaches of the universe, and doubtlessly be on the heart of a Jedi coaching program so secretive that even Common Leia Organa and Luke Skywalker don’t learn about it. At 75 he in all probability nonetheless gained’t be all that mature, however he could have a good quantity of Power expertise beneath his belt, and will doubtlessly attain out to others within the universe with the reward. Possibly that’s the place Temiri Blagg a.okay.a. Broom Boy from the top of The Final Jedi is whereas all the nonsense in The Rise Of Skywalker is occurring.
He Is Useless
Prepared for a visit to bummer city? The prepare is leaving now. Let’s face info: not solely is the lifetime of a Mandalorian a harmful one, however your entire sequence started as a result of Baby Yoda has a bounty on his head. As laborious as Din Djarin may go to guard his ward, there exists the distinct chance that he could at some point fail at his responsibility and that The Little one can be a casualty. It’s admittedly laborious to think about Star Wars going this route given the outrage brought about just by Stormtroopers giving him a couple of bops on the pinnacle, however characters aren’t resistant to demise within the franchise, so it’s not ever completely off the desk that he dies someday between the top of The Mandalorian Season 1 and the start of The Power Awakens.
The Rise Of Skywalker Solid Has Their Personal Concepts
Above are a couple of of the concepts that we got here up with whereas excited about what’s occurring with Baby Yoda – however we’re not the one individuals who have contemplated the query. On the press day for Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker late final 12 months, I posed the query to Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, and extra members of the forged, and you may watch their responses clicking play on the video above!
What do you suppose the longer term has in retailer for Baby Yoda? Is there something we speculated about above that you just discover to be significantly believable? Do you’ve got your personal theories? Hit the feedback part with your entire ideas, emotions, and opinions on the matter, and be looking out right here on CinemaBlend for extra updates about the way forward for The Mandalorian and Baby Yoda.