In the world of “Ahsoka,” Season 1, Episode 1, things get exciting after the fall of the Galactic Empire. A new Republic takes its place, but hidden dangers threaten to ruin the fragile peace. There’s a plot to find the missing Imperial Grand Admiral Thrawn and bring him back from exile.
Ahsoka Season 1 Episode 1 Recap: Thrawn’s Return
Once believed dead, rumors say Thrawn might be back. This could rally the remains of the Imperial forces and start a new war. Luckily, Ahsoka Tano has caught one of Thrawn’s allies who knows about a secret map vital to the enemy’s plan. Ahsoka’s mission now is to get that map, while Morgan Elsbeth, the prisoner, is sent to the New Republic for trial.
Morgan’s ship is on its way when some supposed “Jedi” intercept it. The ship’s captain takes a gamble and lets them in. But it turns out these are actually Sith, not Jedi. Things go bad quickly.
Ahsoka Season 1 Episode 1 Recap: A Dangerous Split
As they board the ship, these Sith cause chaos, taking the prisoner for themselves. A guy named Baylan is behind this, and he’s definitely getting paid. He frees Morgan, and they escape. Meanwhile, Ahsoka’s busy looking for that map.
Inside a temple, Ahsoka faces a puzzle that takes her some time to solve. Finally, she finds a golden orb, which happens to be the map. She tries to talk to someone named Huyang, but the signal’s jammed. And to make things worse, droids are waiting for her when she comes out.
Ahsoka Season 1 Episode 1 Recap: Ahsoka’s Escape
Ahsoka deals with the droids and barely escapes as they blow up the temple. She hops onto her ship just in time. What a disaster it would be if they caught her and destroyed the map! Baylan and the Sith now know she’s the one with the map.
Back on her ship, Ahsoka gets a Priority One message from General Hera Syndulla. She updates Ahsoka on what’s happening with the prisoner. Ahsoka also saw the Sith duo but had no clue who they were, and they seemed to have vanished.
Now, let’s meet Sabine Wren. She’s a rebel who doesn’t like taking orders. But she’s not alone; Baylan’s Sith apprentice is after her. Luckily, she reunites with Ahsoka, who has the map and knows Sabine’s the expert they need.
Ahsoka Season 1 Episode 1 Recap: The Map’s Secret
Ahsoka shows Sabine the map and hints it might help find Ezra, her top priority. They think there’s a key or code in the temple that Huyang marked out for them.
Ahsoka is worried about Sabine taking the map, fearing it could start a war. She tells Sabine to stay put, but her rebellious nature wins, and Sabine takes the map. Little does she know, a Sith Apprentice is watching.
Amidst the chaos, Sabine figures out a critical clue in the temple, involving three faces. She uses this clue to unlock the map, projecting their next destination by manipulating its points.
As Sabine makes progress, she’s interrupted by droids who prevent her from recording her discovery. She faces off against the Sith Apprentice at the communications tower. Sadly, Sabine gets injured in the duel.
Ahsoka Season 1 Episode 1 Recap: Conclusion
“Ahsoka,” Season 1, Episode 1, takes us on a thrilling journey through a post-imperial Galaxy full of secrets and danger. Ahsoka and her unexpected allies race against time to uncover the truth and save the galaxy.
The Ahsoka Season 1 is now streaming on Disney+.