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Star Wars: New Rumors Describe Lead Character’s Starship In The Mandalorian

There’s a lot of excitement from Star Wars fans about what they can expect from The Mandalorian when it finally arrives on Disney +. Whilst official details are still sparse, there have been a few leaks and rumors about the upcoming and inaugural live-action Star Wars TV show.

One such rumor that began circulating yesterday from scoop site MakingStarWars revolves around the starship that will be used by the as yet unnamed lead character in The Mandalorian, who will, of course, be played by Pedro Pascal. The outlet has described what they have been told about The Mandalorian‘s ship, but they also go on to explain they have not physically seen it themselves yet.

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Apparently The Mandalorian‘s ship will be called either Razorcrest or The Razorcrest. The ship is supposed be an older looking ship, that would feel at home during the era of The Clone Wars as opposed to 5 years after Return of the Jedi when the show is set. Possibly the most interesting rumor about this ship is that it contains its own carbon freezing equipment, one would assume for freezing prisoners for transport. The outlet had some criticism of this decision if true, which I have to say I share.

In The Empire Strikes Back, Vader is so unsure of the process for carbon freezing that he wants it tested on Han Solo, so as not to damage his son Luke Skywalker, whom the carbon freeze is really intended. The movie did make it feel like this was something new and untested, so to go from that to The Razorcrest having its own carbon freezing chamber in only 5 years since the death of Vader seems a bit much.

Of course, this also depends on how you interpret the scenes in The Empire Strikes Back. The Clone Wars animated show already had an episode where Anakin Skywalker and others are frozen in carbonite to get past some detection grid and complete their mission. I personally didn’t like this episode and felt like it was just stealing the idea from Empire. Yet canonically it could be argued that perhaps carbon freezing had been used many times before and it was just the crude nature of the Bespin carbon freezing chamber which caused Vader to wish it tested on Solo first?

This, unfortunately, does make some sense, and I say unfortunately, because for me I think it diminishes that plot point in Empire slightly. Since Empire is my favorite film of all time, it just ruffles my feathers a little, but ultimately it’s not that important.

They could use the show to explain that this became a well-used practice after Vader’s successful test on Solo. After all, Solo remained in stasis for many years and publicly on display at Jabba’s Palace. Obviously, it’s still just a rumor for now, but we may hear more details going forward about this ship.

What do you think of these rumors and am I being pedantic around the carbon freezing aspect? Share your thoughts in the comments section below, and don’t worry, we tested it on Captain Solo.

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SOURCE: MakingStarWars

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