In the fifth episode of Ahsoka, fans were treated to several epic moments as the former Jedi reunited with her old Master, Anakin Skywalker. However, amid the action and nostalgia, one brief scene stood out, potentially holding significant consequences for Ahsoka Tano.
Before delving further into this pivotal scene, it’s important to note that we are entering spoiler territory, so if you haven’t caught up with the latest Star Wars spin-off, consider this your warning.
Throughout the episode, viewers were taken on a journey through flashbacks as Anakin sought to continue Ahsoka’s training as his former Padawan. These flashbacks included moments from “The Clone Wars” series and the Siege of Mandalore, providing glimpses of Hayden Christensen’s Jedi as he inched closer to his fateful transformation into Darth Vader.
However, keen-eyed fans may have noticed that Ahsoka herself had a brush with the dark side during an intense lightsaber duel with Anakin. As she gained the upper hand over her Master and pointed her lightsaber at his neck, her eyes briefly flashed Sith yellow, suggesting a battle against the darkness within her. Moments later, as she made the decision to spare Anakin’s life, the Sith color faded from her eyes.
Fan Reactions and Speculations
This unexpected twist in Ahsoka’s character development has sparked a lively debate among fans. Some viewers praised the subtle portrayal of Ahsoka’s inner struggle. User Kerobu stated, “The subtle flash of Sith eyes on Ahsoka was brilliant.
She could have easily given in to the dark side and followed Anakin all those years ago, but she chose herself. She’s so strong…” Others speculated that this moment might be a reference to what Anakin had told Ahsoka about how all of him is now within her.
Reddit user Smartillo34 suggested, “I took it to be part of the legacy that Anakin was talking about, so she can embrace it and not be shamed by it.” Another commenter agreed, emphasizing the significance of Ahsoka’s growth, stating, “I feel like she always held back because she was afraid of turning into him,” as Sponger004 wrote. “But now she confronts it and is set free.”
Easter Eggs and Surprises
In addition to this character revelation, the latest episode of Ahsoka also featured a significant cameo from a character from “The Clone Wars,” a nod to Luke Skywalker, a subtle outfit Easter egg, a clue that Anakin may return, and a touching reference to Leia Organa.
As fans eagerly await the next installment of Ahsoka’s journey, the revelation of her inner conflict with the dark side adds an intriguing layer to her character, leaving us all wondering how this struggle will shape her path in the episodes to come.