Despite his clearly overwhelming popularity, bringing back Darth Maul from his prior death state for THE CLONE WARS animated series was, I feel, one of the few creative mistakes that the superb production team made during its five-year run, so I'm very wary of the character, last seen onscreen getting fried by the Emperor, appearing in STAR WARS REBELS, which has already been packed to the brim during its second season with returning characters from across the saga.
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|Darth Maul in STAR WARS REBELS.|
Just what role the older shadowy Sith exile will play linked to Ezra, on the mysterious world of Malachor, is not fully clear, though I'm hoping old red eyes will finally, finally be taken out by the returning presence of Darth Vader in next week's season finale- a battle that was thrillingly realised in a What If? scenario for DARK HORSE comics at least a decade ago...
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