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Recap / Star Wars: Forces of Destiny S1E2 "BB-8 Bandits"

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Timeframe: Between scenes in The Force Awakens, shortly after "Sands of Jakku"
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Rey and BB-8 take off on a speeder to flee scavenger thugs who want to steal BB-8.


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  • Androcles' Lion: Downplayed when the nightwatcher worm eats Teedo's bike. It's just acting on instinct. but could have gone for Rey, so it probably remembers that she fed it.
  • Bring It: Rey gets off the bike to challenge Teedo, buying time for the nightwatcher worm to eat his bike.
  • Chase Scene: The episode is centered around Rey fleeing Teedo and his gang on her speeder.
  • Deadly Dodging: Rey takes out two of the thugs by braking at the right moment, causing them to crash into each other.
  • Never Bring A Knife To A Gunfight: Or a staff. Without a blaster, Rey has to improvise against the thugs who are wielding rifles.


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