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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: The awkward exchange between Alrich and Ezra sounds like Ezra [[ThatCameOutWrong accidentally implied]] he and Sabine were sleeping together. No wonder he's so embarrassed and left stumbling with his words afterward trying to explain they're JustFriends.

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%% * GettingCrapPastTheRadar: The awkward exchange between Alrich GettingCrapPastThe Radar: Due to overwhelming and Ezra sounds like Ezra [[ThatCameOutWrong accidentally implied]] he and Sabine were sleeping together. No wonder he's so embarrassed and left stumbling with his words afterward trying persistent misuse, GCPTR is on-page examples only until 01 June 2021. If you are reading this in the future, please check the trope page to explain they're JustFriends.make sure your example fits the current definition.


* FriendlyFireproof: The superweapon is designed to target anybody in Mandalorian armor while Imperials and unarmored troops in range are unaffected. Sabine changes the frequency so it targets Stormtrooper armor instead, including their vehicles, which also includes Ezra momentarily since he's wearing a Scouttrooper helmet and is briefly shocked.

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* FriendlyFireproof: The superweapon is designed to target anybody in Mandalorian armor while Imperials and unarmored troops in range are unaffected. Sabine changes the frequency so it targets Stormtrooper armor instead, including their vehicles, vehicles... which also includes Ezra momentarily since includes Ezra. Since he's wearing a Scouttrooper helmet and is helmet, he gets briefly shocked.shocked until ripping the helmet off of him.



%%* KneelBeforeFrodo: The Mandalorians kneel to Bo-Katan when she accepts the Darksaber.



* WhatTheHellHero: Bo-Katan and other Mandalorians are understandably [[TranquilFury outraged]] with Sabine upon learning she created a weapon that specifically uses their own culture against them. Some are even on the verge of wanting to simply kill her for i.

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* WhatTheHellHero: Bo-Katan and other Mandalorians are understandably [[TranquilFury outraged]] with Sabine upon learning she created a weapon that specifically uses their own culture against them. Some are even on the verge of wanting to simply kill her for i.it.


* NoPlansNoPrototypeNoBackup: When Sabine first realized the Duchess would be deployed against her own people, she went to great lengths to sabotage the prototype and delete any data on how she created it. Saxon still managed to duplicate the technology, but at a fraction of its true potential. That's why he needs Sabine to perfect it.

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* NoPlansNoPrototypeNoBackup: When Sabine first realized the Duchess ''Duchess'' would be deployed against her own people, she went to great lengths to sabotage the prototype and delete any data on how she created it. Saxon still managed to duplicate the technology, but at a fraction of its true potential. That's why he needs Sabine to perfect it.



* TookALevelInKindness: Bo-Katan's own brief time as leader has caused her to rethink her late sister's ways and how she was a true ruler in her own right (even adding on how she "isn't [Satine]" when rejecting the idea of rulership). Not enough that she turns down being a warrior herself, but enough that she insists on honor, something she would never have done in her Death Watch days. When she takes up rulership in the ending scene, she also declares she will rule "for her sister".

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* TookALevelInKindness: Bo-Katan's own brief time as leader has caused her to rethink her late sister's ways and how she was a true ruler in her own right (even adding on how she "isn't she's "not [Satine]" when rejecting the idea of rulership). Not enough that she turns down being a warrior herself, but enough that she insists on honor, something she would never have done in her Death Watch days. When she takes up rulership in the ending scene, she also declares she will rule "for her sister".



* WhatTheHellHero: Bo-Katan and other Mandalorians turn against Sabine when they learn she's responsible for creating a weapon that specifically uses their own culture against them. Some are even on the verge of wanting to simply kill her for it.

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* WhatTheHellHero: Bo-Katan and other Mandalorians turn against are understandably [[TranquilFury outraged]] with Sabine when they learn she's responsible for creating upon learning she created a weapon that specifically uses their own culture against them. Some are even on the verge of wanting to simply kill her for it.i.


** After destroying the Duchess and killing Tiber Saxon, Bo-Katan notes that ThisIsOnlyTheBeginning, as the Empire will send everything they have to crush the Mandalorians in retaliation. Come ''Series/TheMandalorian'' some years later, where it's revealed that ThePurge has happened since then, driving the Mandalorian race to near extinction; any few and surviving Mandalorians have been forced into hiding.

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** After destroying the Duchess ''Duchess'' and killing Tiber Saxon, Bo-Katan notes that ThisIsOnlyTheBeginning, ItHasOnlyJustBegun, as now the Empire will send everything they have to crush the Mandalorians in retaliation. Come ''Series/TheMandalorian'' some years later, where it's revealed that ThePurge has indeed happened since then, driving the Mandalorian race to near extinction; any few and surviving Mandalorians have been forced into hiding.



* HeroOfAnotherStory: Over the past few years, Bo-Katan has taken time to think about her sister and now sees her in a better light than she held her during the Clone Wars. She even considers herself inferior to her sister's memory as ruler.

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* HeroOfAnotherStory: Over the past few years, Bo-Katan has taken time to think about her sister and now sees her in a better light than she held her previously did during the Clone Wars. She even considers herself inferior to her sister's memory as ruler.



* InnocentlyInsensitive: Upon Sabine saying that the ''Duchess'' works by targeting the alloy in Mandalorian armor, Ezra [[StatingTheSimpleSolution asks why the Mandalorians don't just use another material]] for their armor, earning him a DeathGlare from every Mandalorian around him. Sabine has to explain that all Mandalorian armor is passed down through their clans and reforged as necessary, her own being 500 years old. [[HonorBeforeReason It's not that they can't make new armor, it's that the armor they have is part of their culture and identity.]]

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* InnocentlyInsensitive: Upon Sabine saying that the ''Duchess'' works by targeting the alloy in Mandalorian armor, Ezra [[StatingTheSimpleSolution asks why the Mandalorians don't just use another material]] for their armor, earning him a DeathGlare from every Mandalorian around him. Sabine has to explain that all Mandalorian armor is passed down through their clans and reforged as necessary, her own being 500 years old. As her father also puts it, [[HonorBeforeReason It's it's not that they can't make new armor, it's that the armor they have is part of their culture and identity.]]



** One of Sabine's superweapons is a disintegrator, dubbed the ''Duchess''.
** While explaining how the ''Duchess'' works, Sabine reveals Mandalorian armor is actually inherited and passed down through family generations. Her own armor is 500 years old.

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** One of Sabine's superweapons she mentioned creating in the past is a disintegrator, dubbed the ''Duchess''.
** While explaining how the ''Duchess'' works, Sabine reveals Mandalorian armor is actually inherited and passed down through family generations.generations, being reforged to fit its next user. Her own armor is 500 years old.


* AndYouThoughtItWasAGame: How the Empire tricked Sabine into making the weapon in the first place. They made it a contest for students at the Mandalorian Imperial academy to design a hypothetical anti-Mandalorian weapon. Sabine, blinded by loyalty and arrogance, made the best one she could. It was only once the Empire started testing it, on her own friends and family no less, that she realized what she had actually done and did her best to destroy it (which failed due to them still having her original design).

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* AndYouThoughtItWasAGame: How the Empire tricked Sabine into making the weapon in the first place. They made it a contest for students at the Mandalorian Imperial academy to design a hypothetical anti-Mandalorian weapon. Sabine, blinded by loyalty and arrogance, made the best one she could. It was only once the Empire started testing it, on her own friends and family no less, that she realized [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone what she had actually done done]] and did her best to destroy it (which failed due to them still having her original design).



** Ezra complained about wanting a JetPack back in "Ghosts of Geonosis" and "Zero Hour". He gets to use one in this episode, but he has trouble getting the hang of it.

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** Ezra complained about wanting a JetPack back in "Ghosts of Geonosis" and "Zero Hour". He finally gets to use one in this episode, episode... but he has a ton of trouble getting the hang of it.



* ElectricTorture: Saxon dials down the power of the Duchess so it merely creates painful electrical shocks as opposed to death, in order to convince Sabine to finish the weapon. She instead alters it so it affects Stormtrooper armor, giving him a taste of his own medicine until Bo-Katan talks her down.

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* ElectricTorture: Saxon dials down the power of the Duchess ''Duchess'' so it merely creates painful electrical shocks as opposed to death, in order to convince Sabine to finish the weapon. She instead alters it so it affects Stormtrooper armor, giving him a taste of his own medicine until Bo-Katan talks her down.down into sticking to what's right.



* FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: A recording of the Duchess in action shows on-screen how it kills its targets. The Mandalorians are electrocuted while their armor visibly overheats and turns brittle, followed by a shot of them collapsing into dust.

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* FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: A recording of the Duchess ''Duchess'' in action shows on-screen how it kills its targets. The Mandalorians are electrocuted while their armor visibly overheats and turns brittle, followed by a shot of them collapsing into dust.



** After destroying the Duchess and killing Tiber Saxon, Bo-Katan notes that ThisIsOnlyTheBeginning, as the Empire will send everything they have to crush the Mandalorians in retaliation. Come ''Series/TheMandalorian'', where it's revealed that ThePurge happened since then and the surviving Mandalorians were forced into hiding.
* FriendlyFireproof: The superweapon is designed to target anybody in Mandalorian armor while Imperials and unarmored troops in range are unaffected. Sabine changes the frequency so it targets Stormtrooper armor instead, including their vehicles, which also includes Ezra momentarily since he's wearing a Scouttrooper helmet.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: The awkward exchange between Alrich and Ezra sounds like Ezra [[ThatCameOutWrong accidentally implied]] he and Sabine were sleeping together. No wonder he's so embarrassed and left stumbling with his words afterward.

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** After destroying the Duchess and killing Tiber Saxon, Bo-Katan notes that ThisIsOnlyTheBeginning, as the Empire will send everything they have to crush the Mandalorians in retaliation. Come ''Series/TheMandalorian'', ''Series/TheMandalorian'' some years later, where it's revealed that ThePurge has happened since then then, driving the Mandalorian race to near extinction; any few and the surviving Mandalorians were have been forced into hiding.
* FriendlyFireproof: The superweapon is designed to target anybody in Mandalorian armor while Imperials and unarmored troops in range are unaffected. Sabine changes the frequency so it targets Stormtrooper armor instead, including their vehicles, which also includes Ezra momentarily since he's wearing a Scouttrooper helmet.
helmet and is briefly shocked.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: The awkward exchange between Alrich and Ezra sounds like Ezra [[ThatCameOutWrong accidentally implied]] he and Sabine were sleeping together. No wonder he's so embarrassed and left stumbling with his words afterward.afterward trying to explain they're JustFriends.



* HeroOfAnotherStory: Over the past few years, Bo-Katan has taken time to think about her sister and now sees her in a better light than she held her during the Clone Wars.

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* HeroOfAnotherStory: Over the past few years, Bo-Katan has taken time to think about her sister and now sees her in a better light than she held her during the Clone Wars. She even considers herself inferior to her sister's memory as ruler.



** Saxon falls victim to the ''Duchess'' he recreated after Sabine reprograms it to target Stormtrooper armor, which Saxon has traded his own armor for. Ezra also gets shocked because he's wearing a Scouttrooper helmet, but he's able to throw it off before it becomes debilitating.

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** Saxon falls victim to the ''Duchess'' he recreated after Sabine reprograms it to target Stormtrooper armor, which Saxon has traded his own armor for. Consequently, Ezra also gets shocked because he's wearing a Scouttrooper helmet, but helmet. However, he's able to throw it off in seconds before it the shock becomes debilitating.



* ThatCameOutWrong: When Ezra takes out the drivers and meets Sabine's father. He asks Ezra if he's with Sabine (as in part of her team). Ezra replies with the StockPhrase "I'm with her." Realizing how that possibly sounded, he quickly backtracks and begins insisting that they're JustFriends in a hilarious manner.

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* ThatCameOutWrong: When Ezra takes out the drivers and meets transporting Sabine's father.father, meeting him for the first time. He asks Ezra if he's with Sabine (as in part of her team). Ezra replies with the StockPhrase "I'm with her." Realizing how that possibly sounded, he quickly backtracks and begins insisting that they're JustFriends in a hilarious and awkward manner.


* AndYouThoughtItWasAGame: How the Empire tricked Sabine into making the weapon in the first place. They made it a contest to design a hypothetical anti-Mandalorian weapon, and Sabine, blinded by loyalty and arrogance, made the best one she could. It was only once the Empire started testing it, on her own friends and family no less, that she realized what she had done and did her best to destroy it.

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* AndYouThoughtItWasAGame: How the Empire tricked Sabine into making the weapon in the first place. They made it a contest for students at the Mandalorian Imperial academy to design a hypothetical anti-Mandalorian weapon, and weapon. Sabine, blinded by loyalty and arrogance, made the best one she could. It was only once the Empire started testing it, on her own friends and family no less, that she realized what she had actually done and did her best to destroy it.it (which failed due to them still having her original design).



* CanonImmigrant: A ''Legends'' quote about Mandalorians passing away is that the fallen are "[[AlwaysWithYou not gone]], merely marching far away". Rau and Ursa pledging that the recently-deceased Protectors and heavily-massacred Clan Wren will stand by Bo-Katan in their respective vows seems to hint that this belief has been carried over to canon.
* CantKillYouStillNeedYou: The only reason Saxon doesn't kill Sabine is because he can't get the Duchess to perform at full capacity without her expertise.

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* CanonImmigrant: A ''Legends'' quote about Mandalorians passing away is that the fallen are "[[AlwaysWithYou not gone]], merely marching far away". Rau and Ursa pledging that the recently-deceased Protectors and heavily-massacred Clan Wren will stand by Bo-Katan in their respective vows seems seem to hint that this belief has been carried over to canon.
* CantKillYouStillNeedYou: The only reason Saxon doesn't kill Sabine is because he can't get the Duchess ''Duchess'' to perform at full capacity without her expertise.



* CruelAndUnusualDeath: How the Duchess works: It generates an electrical arc that seeks out the beskar alloy in Mandalorian armor, overheating it and cooking its wearer alive until they are disintegrated. This weapon is considered an abomination because it turns a piece of Mandalorian culture into a weapon to use against them. However, it can be dialed down to the user's preference, which actually makes it more torturous than a simple DisintegratorRay.

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* CruelAndUnusualDeath: How the Duchess ''Duchess'' works: It generates an electrical arc that seeks out the beskar alloy in Mandalorian armor, overheating it and cooking its wearer alive until they are disintegrated. This weapon is considered an abomination because it turns a piece of Mandalorian culture into a weapon to use against them. However, it can be dialed down to the user's preference, which actually makes it more torturous than a simple DisintegratorRay.



* DeathGlare: Sabine gets a rather chilling one, staring down at Tiber Saxon as she tortures him.

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* DeathGlare: Sabine gets a rather chilling one, staring down at Tiber Saxon as she tortures him. Even Bo-Katan seems disturbed by it.



* EmptyPilesOfClothing: The Duchess creates an electrical arc that is attracted to a specific alloy in Mandalorian armor. At full strength, the armor is superheated and the wearer is cooked alive, leaving behind piles of ash and brittle armor.

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* EmptyPilesOfClothing: The Duchess ''Duchess'' creates an electrical arc that is attracted to a specific alloy in Mandalorian armor. At full strength, the armor is superheated and the wearer is cooked alive, leaving behind piles of ash and brittle armor.



** Ursa has a portrait of herself in the Wren household, likely created by a professional formal artist. Since Sabine probably got her love for art from ''someone'', we find out that Sabine's father is that person, also implying that he made that artpiece of his wife.

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** Ursa has a portrait of herself in the Wren household, likely created by a professional formal artist. Since Sabine probably got her love for art from ''someone'', we find out that Sabine's father is that person, also implying that he made that artpiece art piece of his wife.



** When Rau asks if the Duchess could be altered to target Stormtroopers, Sabine says she considered it, only to dismiss the possibility and insist they destroy the weapon. Under pressure from Saxon to complete it, she is able to modify is as he suggested.

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** When Rau asks if the Duchess ''Duchess'' could be altered to target Stormtroopers, Sabine says she considered it, only to dismiss the possibility and insist they simply destroy the weapon. Under pressure from Saxon to complete it, she is able to modify is it as he suggested.



* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen: Kind of. There is not another Duchess that succeeded Satine, but Sabine named one of the Imperial superweapons after the late Satine--the Duchess. Governor Saxon allows the deployment of the weapon against Clan Wren as a dose of cruel irony. Bo-Katan is not amused by Sabine's choice of names, among other things.

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* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen: Kind of. There is not another Duchess that succeeded Satine, but Sabine named one of the Imperial superweapons after the late Satine--the Duchess. Governor Saxon allows the deployment of the weapon against Clan Wren as a dose of cruel irony. Bo-Katan is not amused by Sabine's choice of names, among other things. Sabine admits she made "a series of bad decisions".



** The Duchess makes Mandalorian armor, some of the best armor there is, a crippling weakness, as Thrawn muses. He sounds quite impressed.
** Saxon falls victim to the Duchess he recreated after Sabine reprograms it to target Stormtrooper armor, which Saxon has traded his own armor for. Ezra also gets shocked because he's wearing a Scouttrooper helmet, but he's able to throw it off before it becomes debilitating.

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** The Duchess ''Duchess'' makes Mandalorian armor, some of the best armor there is, a crippling weakness, as Thrawn muses. He sounds quite impressed.
** Saxon falls victim to the Duchess ''Duchess'' he recreated after Sabine reprograms it to target Stormtrooper armor, which Saxon has traded his own armor for. Ezra also gets shocked because he's wearing a Scouttrooper helmet, but he's able to throw it off before it becomes debilitating.



* InnocentlyInsensitive: Upon Sabine saying that the Duchess works by targeting the alloy in Mandalorian armor, Ezra [[StatingTheSimpleSolution asks why the Mandalorians don't just use another material]], earning him a DeathGlare from every Mandalorian around him. Sabine has to explain that all Mandalorian armor is passed down through their clans and reforged as necessary, her own being 500 years old. [[HonorBeforeReason It's not that they can't make new armor, it's that the armor they have is part of their culture and identity.]]

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* InnocentlyInsensitive: Upon Sabine saying that the Duchess ''Duchess'' works by targeting the alloy in Mandalorian armor, Ezra [[StatingTheSimpleSolution asks why the Mandalorians don't just use another material]], material]] for their armor, earning him a DeathGlare from every Mandalorian around him. Sabine has to explain that all Mandalorian armor is passed down through their clans and reforged as necessary, her own being 500 years old. [[HonorBeforeReason It's not that they can't make new armor, it's that the armor they have is part of their culture and identity.]]



* NonIndicativeFirstEpisode: "Heroes of Mandalore" wraps up the Mandalore sideplot, which is not covered again for the rest of the season, serving more as a prologue or bridge between Seasons 3 and 4 (as the episode does hint at wrapping up Kanan and Hera's relationship as well as tying up Sabine's arc). Really, "In the Name of the Rebellion" is the true beginning of the season, as it relates more to the Rebellion.

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* NonIndicativeFirstEpisode: "Heroes of Mandalore" wraps up the Mandalore sideplot, side plot, which is not covered again for the rest of the season, serving more as a prologue or bridge between Seasons 3 and 4 (as the episode does hint at wrapping up Kanan and Hera's relationship as well as tying up Sabine's arc). Really, "In the Name of the Rebellion" is the true beginning of the season, as it relates more to the Rebellion.



** While explaining how the Duchess works, Sabine reveals Mandalorian armor is actually inherited and passed down through family generations. Her own armor is 500 years old.

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** While explaining how the Duchess ''Duchess'' works, Sabine reveals Mandalorian armor is actually inherited and passed down through family generations. Her own armor is 500 years old.



* SkewedPriorities: Sabine's father is proud to see her again. Not because she freed him from the Empire, but because her art has improved.

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* SkewedPriorities: Sabine's father is proud to see her again. Not just because she freed him from the Empire, but because her art has also improved.



* WhatTheHellHero: Bo-Katan and other Mandalorians turn against Sabine when they learn she's responsible for creating a weapon that specifically uses their own culture against them. Some are even on the verge of simply wanting to kill her for it.

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* WhatTheHellHero: Bo-Katan and other Mandalorians turn against Sabine when they learn she's responsible for creating a weapon that specifically uses their own culture against them. Some are even on the verge of simply wanting to simply kill her for it.


* EvenEvilHasStandards: The Imperial Supercommando Captain is rightfully wary of the weapon, asking if the Empire won't just turn it against all Mandalorians. He's also clearly still wearing his armor, even if it is modified, as shown when [[KickTheDog Saxon tortures him alongside Bo-Katan and Sabine for questioning him]] (and is unaffected when Sabine modifies the weapon to seek out regular stormtrooper armor).

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: The Imperial Supercommando Captain is rightfully wary of the weapon, asking if stating the scenario that the Empire won't just will simply turn it against all Mandalorians.''all'' Mandalorians, such as themselves. He's also clearly still wearing his armor, even if it is modified, as shown when [[KickTheDog Saxon tortures him alongside Bo-Katan and Sabine for questioning him]] (and is unaffected when Sabine modifies the weapon to seek out regular stormtrooper armor).



* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: The awkward exchange between Alrich and Ezra sounds like Ezra [[ThatCameOutWrong accidentally implied]] he and Sabine were sleeping together. No wonder he's so embarrassed.

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: The awkward exchange between Alrich and Ezra sounds like Ezra [[ThatCameOutWrong accidentally implied]] he and Sabine were sleeping together. No wonder he's so embarrassed.embarrassed and left stumbling with his words afterward.



* InnocentlyInsensitive: Upon Sabine saying that the Duchess works by targeting the alloy in Mandalorian armor, Ezra [[StatingTheSimpleSolution asks why the Mandalorians don't just use another material]], earning him a DeathGlare from every Mandalorian around him. Sabine has to explain that all Mandalorian armor is passed down through their clans and reforged as necessary, her own being 500 years old. [[HonorBeforeReason It's not that they can't make new armor, it's that the armor they have is part of their culture.]]
* ItsAllMyFault: Sabine blames herself for every Mandalorian who dies because of the weapon she created.

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* InnocentlyInsensitive: Upon Sabine saying that the Duchess works by targeting the alloy in Mandalorian armor, Ezra [[StatingTheSimpleSolution asks why the Mandalorians don't just use another material]], earning him a DeathGlare from every Mandalorian around him. Sabine has to explain that all Mandalorian armor is passed down through their clans and reforged as necessary, her own being 500 years old. [[HonorBeforeReason It's not that they can't make new armor, it's that the armor they have is part of their culture.culture and identity.]]
* ItsAllMyFault: Sabine blames herself for every Mandalorian who dies because of the weapon she created.created while she was "young and arrogant".



** Kanan flirts a bit with Hera but she repeatedly shuts him down rather than flirt back, which makes him worried.

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** Kanan flirts a bit with Hera but she Hera, particularly over their relationship status. She repeatedly shuts him down rather than flirt back, which makes him worried.worried. [[FunnyBackgroundEvent In the background]], he's even shown stroking his chin in deep thought over it for a few minutes.



** Likewise, Rau and Bo-Katan discuss how Sabine is worthy of being leader, with several of her actions and other people's responses to her throughout the episode such as being allowed to talk while laying out a plan in the war room without being talked down being definite signs that she is capable of becoming a leader. At the end of the episode, Sabine humbles herself, saying that she was meant to give the call of leadership to Bo-Katan. That isn't to say, however, she can't be leader in the future.

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** Likewise, Rau and Bo-Katan discuss how Sabine is worthy of being leader, with several of her actions and other people's responses to her throughout the episode such as being allowed to talk while laying out a plan in the war room without being talked down being definite signs that she is capable of becoming a leader. At the end of the episode, Sabine humbles herself, saying that she was meant to give the call of leadership to Bo-Katan. That isn't to say, however, she can't be a leader in the future.



** While explaining how the Duchess works, Sabine reveals Mandalorian armor is actually inherited and her own is 500 years old.

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** While explaining how the Duchess works, Sabine reveals Mandalorian armor is actually inherited and her passed down through family generations. Her own armor is 500 years old.



* ShipTease: Even more blatant between Kanan and Hera in their holocall.

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* ShipTease: Even more blatant between Kanan and Hera in their holocall.holocall, with Kanan even telling Hera how she "knows how he feels".



* ThatCameOutWrong: When Ezra takes out the drivers and meets Sabine's father, he asks if Sabine's with Ezra. Ezra replies with the StockPhrase "I'm with her." before quickly backtracking and saying they're JustFriends.

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* ThatCameOutWrong: When Ezra takes out the drivers and meets Sabine's father, he father. He asks Ezra if Sabine's he's with Ezra.Sabine (as in part of her team). Ezra replies with the StockPhrase "I'm with her." before Realizing how that possibly sounded, he quickly backtracking backtracks and saying begins insisting that they're JustFriends.JustFriends in a hilarious manner.



* TookALevelInKindness: Bo-Katan's own brief time as leader has caused her to rethink her sister's ways. Not enough that she turns down being a warrior herself, but enough that she insists on honor, something she would never have done in her Death Watch days.

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* TookALevelInKindness: Bo-Katan's own brief time as leader has caused her to rethink her late sister's ways.ways and how she was a true ruler in her own right (even adding on how she "isn't [Satine]" when rejecting the idea of rulership). Not enough that she turns down being a warrior herself, but enough that she insists on honor, something she would never have done in her Death Watch days. When she takes up rulership in the ending scene, she also declares she will rule "for her sister".



* WhatTheHellHero: Bo-Katan and other Mandalorians turn against Sabine when they learn she's responsible for creating a weapon that specifically uses their own culture against them.

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* WhatTheHellHero: Bo-Katan and other Mandalorians turn against Sabine when they learn she's responsible for creating a weapon that specifically uses their own culture against them. Some are even on the verge of simply wanting to kill her for it.

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** After destroying the Duchess and killing Tiber Saxon, Bo-Katan notes that ThisIsOnlyTheBeginning, as the Empire will send everything they have to crush the Mandalorians in retaliation. Come ''Series/TheMandalorian'', where it's revealed that ThePurge happened since then and the surviving Mandalorians were forced into hiding.


* CruelAndUnusualDeath: How the Duchess works: It generates an electrical arc that seeks out the beskar alloy in Mandalorian armor, overheating it and cooking its wearer alive until they are disintegrated. This weapon is considered an abomination because it turns a piece of Mandalorian culture into a weapon to use against them. However, it can be dialed down to the user's preference.

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* CruelAndUnusualDeath: How the Duchess works: It generates an electrical arc that seeks out the beskar alloy in Mandalorian armor, overheating it and cooking its wearer alive until they are disintegrated. This weapon is considered an abomination because it turns a piece of Mandalorian culture into a weapon to use against them. However, it can be dialed down to the user's preference.preference, which actually makes it more torturous than a simple DisintegratorRay.


* EvenEvilHasStandards: The Imperial Supercommando Captain is rightfully wary of the weapon, asking if the Empire won't just turn it against all Mandalorians. He's also clearly still wearing his armor, even if it is modified, as shown when [[KickTheDog Saxon tortures him alongside Bo-Katan and Sabine for questioning him]].

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: The Imperial Supercommando Captain is rightfully wary of the weapon, asking if the Empire won't just turn it against all Mandalorians. He's also clearly still wearing his armor, even if it is modified, as shown when [[KickTheDog Saxon tortures him alongside Bo-Katan and Sabine for questioning him]].him]] (and is unaffected when Sabine modifies the weapon to seek out regular stormtrooper armor).


* PutOnABusToHell: Sabine leaves Governor Saxon to die after he gets injured by her superweapon.



* {{Retcon}}: Way back in "Droids In Distress", Sabine is as horrified by Kanan (read: not much) by the ion disruptors and how it affected Zeb's people--very much similar to the function of the ''Duchess''.


* AbsenteeActor: Zeb doesn't appear in this episode. Hera briefly appears in a holocall, but is otherwise absent for the rest of the episode. Thrawn also only makes a brief appearance via a holocall as well.

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* AbsenteeActor: Zeb doesn't appear in this episode. Hera briefly appears in a holocall, but is otherwise absent for the rest of the episode. Thrawn also only makes a brief appearance via a holocall as well.


* BerserkButton: Sabine ''snaps'' after seeing her weapon used against her family, leading her to turn it against Saxon and the stormtroopers with intent to claim the weapon herself and use it on the Empire. Bo-Katan has to convince her to destroy it completely.


** The Duchess makes Mandalorian armor, some of the best armor there is, a crippling weakness, as Thrawn lampshades.

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** The Duchess makes Mandalorian armor, some of the best armor there is, a crippling weakness, as Thrawn lampshades.muses. He sounds quite impressed.


* CantKillYouStillNeedYou: The only reason Saxon doesn't kill Sabine is because eh wants her to make the Duchess more powerful.

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* CantKillYouStillNeedYou: The only reason Saxon doesn't kill Sabine is because eh wants her to make he can't get the Duchess more powerful.to perform at full capacity without her expertise.

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