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This is the Way: What We Know About Mandalorians - Part II

In my previous post, I explored what we had learned about Mandalorians in the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars , as well as the tie-in graphic novel Son of Dathomir . You can see my list of observations here . To review, here are the revelations I pointed out from the Disney+ series The Mandalorian : The Mandalorians were all but wiped out by the Empire in an event referred to as "the Purge." Din Djarin is part of an underground group of Mandalorians on Nevarro. During the Purge, the Empire stole most of the Mandalorians' supply of beskar, the alloy with which Mandalorians forge their armor. As a child, Din was rescued from a Droid Army attack by Mandalorians - one of whom had the Death Watch symbol on his armor. He was adopted into their culture. Din is referred to as a "foundling." Mandalorians are never supposed to remove their helmets. If they ever remove their helmets in front of another living person, they can never put them back on

This is the Way: What We Know About Mandalorians - Part I

Last November and December, Disney+ subscribers were treated to the first ever live action Star Wars television series, The Mandalorian . In addition to the show's main focus - a man protecting a mysterious child from a galaxy of threats - we also got some details about Mandalorian culture. But this was not the first mention of Mandalorians in the on-screen Star Wars universe. There were thousands of words published about the history and culture of the warrior race. However, since those books are no longer considered an official part of Star Wars continuity, I will be focusing the two animated TV series which featured Mandalorians - Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars: Rebels .