What Starkiller’s Role Was Supposed to Be In Star Wars Rebelsoctubre 28, 2019
Galen Marek (pronounced /ɡeɪlən ˈmæɹɛk/), codenamed Starkiller, was a Force-sensitiveHumanmale taken on by the Sith LordDarth Vader as his secret apprentice and personal assassin during the reign of the Galactic Empire. The son of two Jedi Knights, Kento and Mallie Marek, Galen was born on the Wookiee homeworld of Kashyyyk in the aftermath of the Clone Wars. Following his mother’sdeath, Kashyyyk was invaded by the Imperial Military. As a target of the Great Jedi Purge, Kento was confronted and slain in a lightsaber duel by the Dark Lord of the Sith, who discovered the fugitive Jedi’s son in the process. Gauging the orphan’s raw strength in the Force, Vader abducted and ultimately raised Galen to embrace the dark side of the Force.