Darth Maul: Everything you need to know after watching Solo: A Star Wars Story

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Darth Maul learns the hard lesson that he is not the true Lord of the Sith.

The story arc continues in the Star Wars Marvel comic Son of Dathomir, where we learn how Maul amasses his vast army of Mandalorians once again. He escapes the clutches of his former Master once again and returns to his mother on his homeworld of Dathomir.

They fall into the web spun by Darth Sidious, who shows up with Count Dooku and General Grievous — it’s quite epic.

Maul’s mother, Talzin, is murdered and Maul escapes with only his life — once again. He resurfaces shortly before Order 66, depicted in the Ahsoka novel, but flees during the chaos of the Jedi slaughter across the galaxy.

After that, about 16-17 years after the events of Revenge of the Sith, Maul surfaces again, in Star Wars Rebels. We discover he is marooned on the ancient Sith world of Malacor, in his attempts in acquiring a Sith Holocron — with the help of Jedi Padawan Ezra Bridger.

That plan goes awry as Ezra’s Master and Jedi survivor Kanan fights off Maul, but then Vader shows up, and crap hits the fan.

He lives. HE. LIVES.

Ezra can get the Holocron out of the temple, and Maul later uses it to track down Obi-Wan who is on Tatooine, who is protecting Luke from the clutches of Darth Vader and the Empire. Maul tempts Ezra with the Dark Side of the Force and wants Ezra to join him as his apprentice — filling the void left by his murdered brother, Savage.

We learn in Solo: A Star Wars Story and Star Wars Rebels that Maul turns his home planet of Dathomir into his base of operation. The events of Rebels takes place about seven years or so after Solo. 

Back to Maul and Kenobi.

I won’t spoil the end for you but you, but Maul does track down Kenobi on Tatooine. You have to see it! Okay, if you can’t wait to see what happens with Maul and Kenobi, here you go.

Pretty amazing and poetic, wouldn’t you say?!

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Seeing Darth Maul, I mean Maul, at the end of Solo: A Star Wars Story gave me goosebumps and chills! I love him as a character, and I believe he is the most underrated Sith ever to exist.

Solo: A Star Wars Story is playing in theaters, worldwide; where you can see Maul in all of his glory, once again!

Learn how to purchase tickets for Solo here.