Anakin Skywalker and his padawan Ahsoka Tano have been sent to the planet of Ryloth to attempt to free it from the blockade put in place by the Trade Federation. Ahsoka is given command of a fighter squadron, but most of her men are killed and the Republic ships are forced to retreat. Still needing to break the Seperatist hold on the planet, Anakin must find a way to win the conflict and help Ahsoka recover her lost nerve.
written by George Krstic
directed by Brian Kalin O’Connell
music by Kevin Kiner / original Star Wars themes by John Williams
Cast: Matthew Wood (Wat Tambor / Battle Droids), Corey Burton (Mar Tuuk), Tom Kane (Admiral Yularen / Narrator), Ashley Eckstein (Ahsoka Tano), Dee Bradley Baker (Axe / Kickback / Slammer / Swoop / Tucker / Captain Rex), Matt Lanter (Anakin Skywalker), James Arnold Taylor (Obi-Wan Kenobi), Terrence “TC” Carson (Mace Windu), Tim Brock (TB-2), Ian Abercrombie (Chancellor Palpatine)
LogBook entry by Philip R. Frey
Notes:This episode kicks off the “Ryloth Trilogy”. It is production number 15.
Jedi Fortune Cookie: “It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.”
This episode revisits the idea of a Trade Federation blockade, first seen in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.
It is revealed in this episode that Ahsoka holds the rank of Commander.
Ahsoka’s tactic during the final battle was inspired by a similar device used in Timothy Zahn’s Star Wars novel “Heir to the Empire”.