Here’s The Mandalorian Chapter 10: The Passenger’s ending explained.
The Mandalorian got off to a roaring start as our heroes Din Djarin (Mando) and The Child joined forces with some small-town folk on Tatooine to kill a leviathan-like Krayt Dragon.
In the process, he acquired Boba Fett’s famous Mandalorian armor, and the end of the episode (“Chapter 9: The Marshal”) revealed that Boba Fett himself was not far away from the action.
In this post, we are going to take a look at the ending of “Chapter 10: The Passenger.” If you don’t want that ending spoiled, bookmark this page and come back.
Over the course of Chapter 10, Mando and The Child pick up a new passenger on the Razorcrest, a humanoid frog who is trying to reunite with her husband on the only planet that is “hospitable” to their kind.
She has a giant jar full of eggs she is protecting, and they are the last eggs in her life cycle. She’s protecting the eggs with her life and is determined to get to a moon called Trask to reunite with her husband. The Mandalorian happens to have the perfect taxi service but wasn’t going to take this Frog Lady anywhere without something in return.
She insisted her husband had intel on where to find other Mandalorians, which Din is obviously trying to do so he can reunite the Child with his own kind.
Many fans will complain of this being a “filler” episode, but it provided some absolutely massive clues to what might be coming next.
The Razorcrest is basically caught with the Star Wars equivalent of expired license plate tags by the New Republic, and Mando takes off to try and escape two X-Wing pilots (one being Dave Filoni himself).
In the process, he essentially destroys the Razorcrest, and the Frog Lady (her actual name in the credits) goes off to a natural hot spring to take some time to de-stress. It turns out she was relaxing in the nest of some giant Krykna, which are giant, white, spider-like creatures with intent to kill.
If you have arachnophobia, this episode will have your skin crawling.
The actual ending of the episode involves Mando, the Child, Frog Lady, and her precious eggs (the ones the Child didn’t eat, anyway) getting away safely thanks to those pesky New Republic pilots gunning down all of the Krykna, including a massive one that drove one of its sharp legs right through the front of the Razorcrest.
After all of the dust had settled, Mando was able to take off from this ice planet and get back on course for Trask. The Razorcrest was barely passable for a legitimate ship by the time they had left that planet, but they were all alive.
The reason Mando even agreed to the taxi service in the first place was that Frog Lady’s husband has intel on Mandalorians, right?
Once they arrive on Trask, the actual mission for Mando will continue, but this episode — if you look really closely — could provide us with crucial clues to what — or who — Mando is going to find on Trask.
The man responsible for those massive spider-creatures is Ralph McQuarrie, a designer and artist who initially intended for those monsters to make an appearance on Hoth in The Empire Strikes Back.
The Krykna didn’t make the final cut for Episode V, but they did make an appearance in the animated series Star Wars Rebels.
In Rebels, two characters are confronted by giant Krykna and have to fend them off. Those two characters are Captain Rex and Sabine Wren. Sabine is obviously a native Mandalorian character in Star Wars who has been largely expected to appear in this show.
The mysterious figure from the original trailer with the cloak played by Sasha Banks could hopefully appear in the next episode, and many have thrown their theories into the melding pot about which kind of character she might be.
Is she a Jedi? Sith? Is she Sabine Wren?
The fact that Sasha Banks is known in part for her different colors of hair only adds to the speculation that she could be Sabine Wren, who was frequently expressing her artistic side by changing her hair color throughout Rebels and was very gifted artistically in general.
The connection between the Krykna at the end of Chapter 10 and Sabine Wren in Rebels might seem vague, but the dots are there to connect. It’s possible that Sasha Banks’ character is someone other than Sabine and not even a character we know about at this point, but that would almost be more surprising at this point.
How great would it be for Mando to find someone like Sabine Wren at this point in his journey? Not only another Mandalorian but a Mandalorian who could then connect him to someone like Ahsoka Tano, who could undoubtedly help on his quest to reunite the Child with his species.
Not only that, but Sabine could help connect Mando with other Mandalorians like Bo Katan-Kryze, the last Mandalorian to wield the Darksaber before it wound up in the hands of Moff Gideon.
We still don’t know that story.
Is it too much to ask for 180-minute episodes of this show?
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