FANDOM


"In the Name of the Rebellion" is a two-part comprised of the sixty-second and sixty-third episode of Star Wars Rebels. It premiered on October 23, 2017, and is the collective third and fourth episode in the fourth season.

Plot

Part One

After their mission on Mandalore, Ezra, Kanan, Sabine, and Chopper arrive at the Rebel base on Yavin 4, where Phoenix Squadron is now based. They arrive just in time to see Hera returning from a failed supply mission. Her Y-Wing squadron comes in damage, but all make it down in one piece. Hera is delighted to see the whole Ghost Crew together again, and among the newest addition to the Rebellion is Kallus. He calls for them to meet with Mon Mothma. They are all gathered in the Control Room, where they receive word from Senator Organa that the Empire has established a new communications relay in the Jalindi system. It greatly expands their command and control throughout the surrounding sectors, enabling them to respond much more quickly to their incursions. It is also noted that they all heard rumours from Garrera about the Empire's new communications relay. The next question was how were they going handle this predicament. Kallus suggests on using this communications relay to their advantage, by taping into its systems and use it to monitor Imperial Fleet movements outside their own operations and avoid them. Mothma volunteers the Ghost Crew to take this assignment, and they accept.

While everyone is clear with the mission, Ezra is not. He remains impatient about helping his people on Lothal, only to be reminded by Mothma that they are not ready for open war, which proved true when Thrawn attacked Chopper Base on Atollon. It was a time of difficult choices, sometimes impossible ones. Ezra understands and respects Mothma's reasoning, but still feels desperate to save his home.

Later on, the Ghost crew arrive in the Jalindi system. According to the Intel they have, the Imperial relay station is situated in a field of stone towers on Jalindi. Following their strategy, They fly in at a high altitude where Ezra, Sabine, and Chopper rocket jump onto the dish to install the repeater spike. They had to let themselves drop for a few meters before firing their jet packs at the last minute in order to avoid detection. Once on the dish, the three Rebels get to work on inserting the spike. Meanwhile, an Imperial light cruiser shows up at the relay. Ezra, Sabine, and Chopper see it, but it does not appear to have seen them. They work fast in installing the spike, but end up patching into the main comm circuit by mistake. They were receiving incoming transmissions from the light cruiser, requesting clearance to dock. Ezra tries to trick the cruiser into leaving, pretending he is Commander Brom Titus, only to discover that the real Brom Titus is on board. Suddenly the dish realigns, causing Sabine and Ezra to slide down and be seen by Commander Titus. He alerts the outpost, and Stormtroopers are deployed onto the dish. Sabine informs Hera the mission has been compromised, and the Ghost flies in to pick them up. However, Commander Titus deploys two TIE Defenders to attack them, forcing them to turn away. Ezra orders Chopper to tilt the dish, causing everyone, except Sabine and Ezra, to slide over the edge.

Meanwhile, Kanan, Hera, and Zeb are having trouble losing the Defenders. So, using Kanan to guide her, Hera flies them down into the fog, and the Defenders follow. The Defenders are unable to see in the fog, and one at a time crash into the stone towers. Back at the relay station, a U-Wing piloted by Garrera comes in and cripples Titus' ship. He flies in to drop a series of explosive charges onto the dish and picks up Ezra, Sabine, and Chopper. The charges go off destroying the relay station, and with it Commander Titus and his ship. The two Rebel ships make their escape as an Imperial Star Destroyer comes out of hyperspace, forcing them to escape in different directions.

Part Two

Ezra, Sabine, and Chopper remain aboard Gerrera's ship, travelling through hyperspace. Garrera says he needs their help to infiltrate a civilian freighter, which he has reason to believe is carrying secret Imperial cargo. Bringing up what they discovered on Geonosis a while back, they learnt that the Empire wiped out the Geonosian population because they were building a weapon that was being kept hidden. Gerrera had spent a long search for it, and believes what he is looking for will be on that ship they will soon intercept. Gerrera needs Ezra, Sabine, and Chopper to help him infiltrate the ship. Out of one vote from Chopper, Ezra and Sabine accept to help Gerrera. They arrive at a trading station just as the Civilian Freighter comes in to dock and collect. Sabine is already having her doubts, since there are no traces of the Empire at this station, but Gerrera is certain that all this is a cover up. They land in one of the hangers, and after Sabine gives Chopper a new paint job they sneak aboard the freighter by hiding inside a cargo container. Chopper gets them aboard, and the freighter departs from the station soon after.

Once aboard, the search for this secret cargo begins. So far, Sabine sees nothing out of the ordinary, but Ezra starts hearing a strange sound. Gerrera proves he is onto something when they discover the freighter is manned by Imperials. Chopper checks the manifest, and discovers that the ship is heading for the Tonnis sector, which is empty space but considered the perfect hiding place for the Empire's mystery weapon. Chopper also discovers that cargo bay seventeen is a restricted area, which is where they go next. There are three Stormtroopers on guard on the other side of the door to cargo bay seventeen. Chopper lures them out, and the three Rebels take them out. They find a container which may hold what they are looking for. Sabine opens it and discovers prisoners inside. The prisoners turn out to be technicians who specialise in reactor engineering. They were taken against their will by the Empire to supervise a top secret project. Sabine does not believe that the security on board was just to guard technicians, which Gerrera agrees that there is more. Chopper takes the technicians to the escape pods, while Ezra, Sabine, and Gerrera continue on with the search.

They run through the maze of corridors to the engine room. Sabine's plan is to sabotage the hyperdrive so the technicians can escape. However, Ezra comes to a stop when he starts hearing that strange sound again. He senses it coming from a cargo hold that they find is heavily guarded by a squadron of Death Troopers. The Rebels quickly overpower the Troopers, leaving the Commander and two others remaining. The Troopers take cover behind a huge block, which Gerrera hits with a blaster. Worried, the Troopers retreat as the block melts away revealing a huge Kyber crystal. Sabine advises everyone to put their blasters away as Kyber crystals can store and amplify energy. One that is twice its size is considered unstable. Going through what they found, Gerrera now believes that the Empire is trying to harness the power of the crystal, hence why they kidnapped the technicians. Gerrera hopes to find what the Empire is building very soon, but Sabine and Ezra feels it is too risky. They had to prevent the Empire from getting their hands on the crystal. So, Sabine and Ezra made their way to the engine room to disable to hyperdrive while Gerrera stood guard. Meanwhile, the Commanding Death Trooper alerts the captain of the situation and has the ship on lock down, compromising the technicians chances of escaping. So, Chopper takes them back to the hold. Sabine and Ezra make it to the engine room, but get stun by Gerrera before they can disable the hyperdrive. Gerrera refuses to give up now, especially when he is on the verge of discovering what the Empire is hiding.

When Sabine and Ezra regain consciousness, they find themselves cuffed and the Kyber crystal in the Engine room. They finally arrive in the Tonnis sector, and much to Gerrera's disappointment there is nothing but a Star Destroyer waiting for them. Just then, Edrio emerges from hyperspace and docks with the freighter. The Star Destroyer dares not to fire, not wanting to risk blowing up the crystal. Gerrera gives Ezra and Sabine the option to escape with him, but they refuse to leave behind the technicians. Gerrera respects their choice, but tells them to hurry. Then without warning, he damages the generators in the engine room, causing the Kyber crystal to absorb engine until it discharges. Gerrera releases Sabine and Ezra, and retreats to his ship. With no way of stopping it, Ezra and Sabine retreat to where an Imperial Shuttle is being kept. Chopper gets the technicians aboard, and soon Ezra and Sabine arrive just in time to fight of the surrounding troopers. With everyone aboard, they take off. As the state of the Kyber crystal goes critical, Sabine turns the shuttle about towards the Star Destroyer. With no time to jump to hyperspace, Sabine hopes to use the Star Destroyer as a shield when the crystal goes up. The crew of the Star Destroyer also become aware of the crystal's state on board, and it is already too late to get clear. The Kyber crystal finally blows up, taking the Star Destroyer with it. Sabine, Ezra, Chopper, and the Technicians barely manage to get clear. They get hit by a shock wave that disables their shuttle, but the Ghost arrives soon after.

After gathering up everyone, the Rebels make their way back to Yavin 4. Along the way, the technicians have decided to assist the Rebellion in their fight against the Empire. Sabine and Ezra told Kanan about the Kyber crystal they discovered, and already had severe concerns. He refers it to be the second one they prevented from getting into Imperial hands. If what Gerrera has been saying is true, then it is possible the Empire is on the verge of winning a war that the Rebellion does not believe has begun.

Cast

Trivia

  • Brom Titus and Slavin are killed off in this episode.

International Premieres

Gallery

Concept Art

Screenshots


v - e - d
Star Wars Logo.svg
Media
Main Saga: The Force AwakensThe Last JediThe Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars Stories: Rogue OneSoloUntitled Star Wars film
Television: Star Wars: The Clone WarsStar Wars Rebels/VideographyStar Wars: Forces of DestinyStar Wars ResistanceThe Mandalorian
Video Games: Club Penguin Star Wars TakeoverStar Wars BattlefrontStar Wars: Tiny Death StarStar Wars: Attack SquadronsStar Wars: Assault TeamAngry Birds Star WarsAngry Birds Star Wars IIStar Wars: Scene MakerStar Wars: CommanderDisney INFINITY: 3.0 EditionStar Wars: UprisingStar Wars Rebels: Recon MissionsStar Wars: Mobile AppLego Star Wars:The Force Awakens Star Wars: Force Arena Star Wars Battlefront II
Books: Star Wars Rebels: Ezra's Wookiee RescueStar Wars Rebels: A New HeroChopper Saves the DayEzra's GambleRise of the RebelsZeb to the RescueEzra and the PilotStar Wars Rebels: The Visual GuideStar Wars Rebels: Head to HeadUltimate Sticker Collection: Star Wars RebelsStar Wars The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi KnightStar Wars Rebels: Meet the RebelsStar Wars: A New Hope Illustrated NovelStar Wars Rebels: The Inquisitor's TrapStar Wars: Prequel TrilogyStar Wars: Classic TrilogyStar Wars: The Rise and Fall of Darth VaderStar Wars: The Wrath of Darth MaulStar Wars Rebels Servants of the Empire: Edge of the GalaxyStar Wars: Escape From Darth VaderAhsokaStar Wars: BloodlineCatalystThe Art of Rogue One: A Star Wars StoryBattlefront II: Inferno SquadLost Stars
Comics: Marvel ComicsStar Wars AdventuresStar Wars: Forces of Destiny
Soundtrack: The Force AwakensRogue OneSolo

Disney Parks
Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge (California, Florida) • Star Wars WeekendsSeason of the ForceCarbon Freeze MeHyperspace MountainMillennium Falcon: Smuggler's RunRock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring AerosmithStar ToursStar Tours: The Adventures ContinueStar Wars: Command PostStar Wars: Path of the JediStar Wars: Rise of the ResistanceStar Wars Launch Bay

Entertainment: Behind the Force: Experience The Clone WarsJedi Training: Trials of the TempleStar Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away
Restaurants: BB-8 Snack Cart
Shops: Endor VendorsTatooine TradersThe Star Trader
Parade: Disney Stars and Motorcars Parade
Firework: Ignite the Dream: A Nighttime Spectacular of Magic and LightRemember... Dreams Come TrueStar Wars: A Galactic SpectacularWorld of Color: Celebrate!

Characters
Jedi: Luke SkywalkerAnakin SkywalkerObi-Wan KenobiYodaMace WinduQui-Gon JinnShaak TiKit FistoAhsoka TanoDepa BillabaLuminara UnduliAayla SecuraPlo KoonEzra BridgerKanan Jarrus

Sith/Dark Jedi: Darth VaderPalpatineDarth MaulCount DookuAsajj VentressKylo RenThe Grand InquisitorFifth BrotherSixth BrotherSeventh SisterEighth Brother
Clones/Stormtroopers: Clone TroopersRexWolffeGregorCodyStormtroopersScout TroopersDeath TroopersFirst Order StormtroopersShoretroopersJumptroopersPyreCaptain Phasma

Others from films
Prequel Trilogy: Padmé AmidalaGeneral GrievousSebulbaClegg HoldfastBail OrganaJar Jar BinksJango Fett
Original Trilogy: Leia OrganaHan SoloChewbaccaLando CalrissianWilhuff TarkinAdmiral AckbarMon MothmaWedge AntillesWicket W. WarrickOwen LarsBeru Whitesun LarsBib FortunaFigran D'an and the Modal NodesEmperor's Royal GuardSalacious CrumbTIE PilotsAT-AT driversRebel PilotsNien NunbJabba the HuttWullf YularenBoba Fett
Sequel Trilogy: ReyFinnPoe DameronLor San TekkaMaz KanataGeneral HuxFirst Order TIE PilotsSupreme Leader SnokeSidon IthanoTeedoUnkar PluttRose Tico
Anthology Series: Jyn ErsoCassian AndorBodhi RookKrennicChirrut ÎmweBaze MalbusGalen ErsoLyra ErsoImperial Hovertank PilotsEdrioWeeteef CyubeeQi'raEnfys Nest

Others from television
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Hondo OhnakaCham SyndullaCad BaneNumaBo-Katan KryzeSaw Gerrera
Star Wars Rebels: Garazeb OrreliosSabine WrenHera SyndullaAgent KallusCikatro VizagoZare LeonisMaketh TuaValen Rudor Cumberlayne AreskoMyles GrintZare LeonisJai KellTseeboAzmoriganGall TrayvisImperial Combat DriversKassius KonstantineQuarrieKetsu OnyoBrom TitusRyder AzadiEphraim and Mira BridgerThrawnArihnda PryceChavaGronFenn RauThe BenduGar SaxonJun SatoMart MattinGooti TerezJonner JinMorad SumarUrsa WrenTristan WrenYogar LysteVult Skerris
Star Wars Resistance: Kazuda XionoTam RyvoraJarek YeagerTorra DozaFreya FenrisGriff HalloranElrik VonregImanuel Doza

Droids
R2-D2C-3PORX-24G2-9TG2-4TAly San SanR2-MKGonk droidsC1-10PROX-NWEG-1618AC-38R5-D2BB-8Probe DroidID9 Seeker DroidAP-5K-2SOBattle DroidsKalaniDroidekasR3-A3Imperial Sentry DroidEG-86BB-9EL3-37
Creatures/Races
WampaSarlaccTauntaunBanthaEwoksWookieesGungansTwi'leksJawasTogrutaGranRodiansGamorreansUgnaughtsTusken RaidersMon CalamariDianogaDewbacksSpace SlugLoth-catFyrnockPurrgilConvorRancorKryknaReekLasatRathtarMynockPuffer PigGeonosianZabraksLoth-WolfPorgVulptexFathier
Episodes
Star Wars Rebels

Shorts: The Machine in the GhostArt AttackEntanglementProperty of Ezra Bridger
Season One: Spark of RebellionDroids in DistressFighter FlightRise of the Old MastersBreaking RanksOut of DarknessEmpire DayGathering ForcesPath of the JediIdiot's ArrayVision of HopeCall to ActionRebel ResolveFire Across the Galaxy
Season Two: The Siege of LothalThe Lost CommandersRelics of the Old RepublicAlways Two There AreBrothers of the Broken HornWings of the MasterBlood SistersStealth StrikeThe Future of the ForceLegacyA Princess on LothalThe Protector of Concord DawnLegends of the LasatThe CallHomecomingThe Honorable OnesShroud of DarknessThe Forgotten DroidThe Mystery of Chopper BaseTwilight of the Apprentice
Season Three: Steps Into ShadowThe Holocrons of FateThe Antilles ExtractionHera's HeroesThe Last BattleImperial Super CommandosIron SquadronThe Wynkahthu JobAn Inside ManVisions and VoicesGhosts of GeonosisWarheadTrials of the DarksaberLegacy of MandaloreThrough Imperial EyesSecret CargoDouble Agent DroidTwin SunsZero Hour
Season Four: Heroes of MandaloreIn the Name of the RebellionThe OccupationFlight of the DefenderKindredCrawler CommandersRebel AssaultJedi NightDUMEWolves and a DoorA World Between WorldsA Fool's HopeFamily Reunion - and Farewell

Star Wars: Forces of Destiny
Season One: Sands of JakkuBB-8 BanditsEwok EscapeThe Padawan PathBeasts of Echo BaseThe Imposter InsideThe StrangerBounty of TroubleNewest RecruitTracker TroubleTeach You, I WillThe Starfighter StuntAccidental AlliesAn Imperial FeastThe Happabore HazardCrash Course
Season Two: Hasty DepartureUnexpected CompanyShuttle ShockJyn's TradeRun Rey RunBounty HuntedThe Path AheadPorg ProblemsChopper and FriendsMonster MisunderstandingArt HistoryPorgs!Perilous PursuitTraps and TribulationsA Disarming LessonTriplecross

Star Wars Resistance
Season One: The RecruitThe Triple DarkFuel for the FireThe High TowerThe Children from TeharSignal from Sector SixSynara's ScoreThe Platform ClassicSecrets and HologramsStation Theta BlackBiboDangerous BusinessThe Doza DilemmaThe First Order OccupationThe New TrooperThe Core ProblemThe DisappearedDescentNo Escape

Organizations
Rebel AllianceGalactic EmpireJediConfederacy of Independent SystemsSithGalactic RepublicMandalorianFirst OrderResistanceInquisitoriusJedi Temple GuardsChurch of the ForceNew RepublicKnights of RenPraetorian Guard
Objects/Weapons
LightsaberBlasterEzra's Energy SlingshotHolocronBo-RifleKyber crystalSynthetic kyber crystalDarksaber
Spacecrafts/Vehicles
StarSpeeder 3000Millennium FalconX-WingY-WingA-WingB-WingU-WingT-70 X-Wing FighterSnowspeederImperial ShuttleImperial Star DestroyerSlave ITIE FighterTIE Advanced x1TIE BomberTIE InterceptorTIE Advanced v1TIE DefenderFirst Order TIE fighterFirst Order Special Forces TIE FighterTIE StrikerTIE SilencerAT-STAT-ATAT-ACTSuper Star DestroyerJedi Mickey's StarfighterBlockade RunnerGhostPhantom/Phantom IIAT-DPImperial Speeder Bike614-AvA Speeder BikeImperial Landing CraftEF76 Nebulon-B escort frigateAT-TEImperial FreighterFirst Order Star DestroyerImperial InterdictorHammerhead CorvetteSato's HammerNightbrotherZeta-Class Cargo ShuttleSupremacyColossus
Locations
TatooineDeath StarYavin 4HothDagobahYoda's HutCloud CityBespinDeath Star IIEndorRylothNabooCoruscantJedi TempleKaminoGeonosisKashyyykMustafarMandaloreLothalLothal Jedi TempleJakkuStarkiller BaseTakodanaD'QarAhch-ToFirst Jedi TempleAtollonGarelMalachorMalachor Sith TempleWobaniRing of KafreneEaduScarifJedhaDathomirDantooineCrait
See Also
The ForceStar Wars: Star Tours (toy line)
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.