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"Brothers of the Broken Horn" is the sixth episode of the Star Wars Rebels animated television series' second season.[2] It is the twenty-first episode of the series overall. The episode premiered on November 4, 2015 on Disney XD.[1]

Official descriptionEdit

When Ezra answers a distress signal from the Broken Horn, the young Jedi finds someone unexpected waiting: the legendary pirate Hondo Ohnaka. But is he friend or foe?[2]

Plot SummaryEdit

Escaping choresEdit

On the planet Garel, Ezra Bridger is doing blaster training with Captain Rex, using Chopper as a target while holding up a Stormtrooper's helmet. Bridger fails to hit the target, and the lesson is interrupted by Kanan Jarrus who is looking for him. He tells his apprentice that he is missing Jedi training, which is the same time he has blaster training. Bridger tells them both he cannot be in two places at once, only for Rex to tell him he must learn to prioritize unless he wants to be a soldier. Jarrus reminds Rex that Bridger is a Jedi not a soldier, only for Bridger to say out loud that he may not wish to be either. Just then Sabine Wren shows up with orders to return to the ship for a meeting.

In the common room, the Rebels are all gathered around the table where Commander Sato instructs them to help the people of the frozen planet Rinn, who are experiencing an energy crisis. They need to find them a new supply of fuel cells to power the heat they need to survive otherwise the colonies will freeze to death. Bridger suggests they check out the black market, which Jarrus and everyone else agrees to. With the briefing over, the Rebels head out except Bridger and Chopper. Under Hera Syndulla’s orders, Bridger and Chopper are left behind to clean the Ghost. While cleaning, Bridger begins voicing his frustration over the number of responsibilities he has to the Rebellion and sometimes misses the days when he was just a kid on the streets. Suddenly they receive a distress signal from Cikatro Vizago’s ship, the Broken Horn. Bridger sees this as an opportunity to skip chores and square things with Vizago, since he owes him a favour. Bridger and Chopper board the Phantom, and after a rough take off they head out into space.

Meeting the pirateEdit

Soon after departure, Bridger and Chopper have Vizago’s ship in sight. Bridger tries to make contact but there is no reply. They come up alongside the Broken Horn and dock. After boarding, they find the place quiet and deserted. Bridger and Chopper get separated during their search, and chopper comes across a large supply of power generators, ones that the Rebels are looking for. Meanwhile Bridger comes across some of Vizago’s droids, which all appear powerless. He finds his way to the main bridge, and instead of Vizago he meets Hondo Ohnaka, who reveals himself to as the new owner of Vizago’s ship. When Ezra asks him about Vizago, Ohnaka reveals that he bet his ship and droids during a game of Sabacc and lost. Not wanting to reveal his true identity, Ezra introduces himself as "Lando Calrissian", much to Hondo’s delight.

Suddenly an Imperial ship shows up and opens fire on the Broken Horn for breaching an Imperial checkpoint. Bridger manages to get power back to the engines and Chopper shows up just in time to program the nav-computer and jump to hyperspace. After escaping Imperial forces, Ohnaka offers Bridger to assist him in a trade. When Bridger asks what the trade is, Chopper reveals it to be the generators he found earlier. Bridger says they are hard to get a hold of, as well expensive. Ohnaka agrees, which is why he plans to sell them at a fair mark up at five hundred percent. Bridger agrees to help and in return gets a cut in power generators; three crates. After Ohnaka agrees to two crates and split the profit, they seal their deal with a handshake. Unnoticed to Ohnaka, Bridger swipes him of the controller to Vizago’s droids and gives it to Chopper for safe keeping, in case Ohnaka gives them any trouble.

Trouble with AzmoriganEdit

They arrive on the planet Nixus and dock with the station Nixus Hub 218. Chopper stays with the ship and Bridger goes with Ohnaka to deliver the generators to their buyer, who turns out to be Azmorigan. He was expecting Vizago and Ohnaka tells him that he was indisposed and given the privilege of conducting business with him instead. Apparently Azmorigan is not satisfied by this and has his men apprehend the two. Ohnaka and Bridger are handcuffed and placed onto a loading dolly. Azmorigan plans to launch them both into the vacuum of space, as the Rang Clan have placed a bounty on Ohnaka and he will make an additional profit from his death. When he turns to Bridger, he recognizes him as one of the Spectres who had accosted him on Calrissian's farm in Lothal.

Hondo tells him he is Lando Calrissian but Azmorigan reveals that he isn’t. After realizing Bridger is one of the Rebels who robbed him, Azmorigan bubbles with joy because he gets to collect the bounty on Ohnaka, get his own back on Bridger, and keep the five generators. But when he notices one crate is missing, Chopper suddenly charges in with the fifth crate. He collides with the other crates, causing them to fly everywhere and take out a few of Azmorigan’s men. Azmorigan opens fire and Ohnaka and Bridger take cover. Ezra gets his Lightsaber back and returns fire. Armed with two blasters, Chopper chases after Azmorigan and causes him to lose his credits, which end up in Ohnaka’s possession. Ohnaka is almost launched into space until Bridger uses The Force to save him, revealing his Jedi identity to him.

Homeward boundEdit

Following Azmorigan’s retreat, Ezra, Hondo and Chopper depart from Nixus with the generators and head back to Garel. Bridger has admitted his real name to Ohnaka and his responsibilities to the Rebellion, which he also admits is too much for him. Ohnaka offers him a choice to become a pirate but Bridger isn’t so sure. Despite his dislike for the number of responsibilities he has he doesn't really want to leave the Rebellion. On the other hand, Ezra feels he would do better as a Pirate as Inquisitors don’t hunt them. Just then, Bridger and Chopper hear something coming from the brig and to their surprise find Vizago locked inside one of his own cells. He reveals to Bridger that Hondo actually shot him in back with a stun gun and disabled his droids before taking control of his ship.

Bridger and Chopper set Vizago free and confront Hondo on the bridge. Unnoticed to Bridger, Vizago swipes him of the controller to his droids while Bridger proposes a deal between the two; Bridger takes the generators and Ohnaka and Vizago split Azmorigan’s credits fifty, fifty. However, Vizago betrays Bridger and turns his droids on him and Ohnaka. As the ship returns to Garel, Bridger and Ohnaka fight back against Vizago’s droids. Ohnaka escapes during the fight and steals the Phantom. Although he has his ship back, Vizago remains furious over losing his credits and sends Bridger and Chopper back to Garel in an escape pod.

Upon returning to the Ghost, Bridger and Chopper find Ohnaka with their fellow Rebels, since the Phantom’s autopilot was programmed to return to the ship. Ohnaka willingly gives up the generators but keeps the credits. Then after giving each other their farewells, Ohnaka departs and Bridger returns with the Rebels.

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External linksEdit

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Prequel Shorts: 1 · 2 · 3 · 4
Season One:
1–2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · 8 · 9 · 10 · 11 · 12 · 13 · 14 · 15
Season Two:
1–2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · 8 · 9 · 10 · 11 · 12 · 13 · 14 · 15 · 16 · 17 · 18 · 19 · 20 · 21–22
Season Three:
1–2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · 8 · 9 · 10 · 11 · 12–13 · 14 · 15 · 16 · 17 · 18 · 19 · 20 · 21–22
Season Four
Servants of the Empire
Edge of the Galaxy · Rebel in the Ranks
Imperial Justice · The Secret Academy
Other Material
Rebel Journal by Ezra Bridger· Sabine My Rebel Sketchbook · A New Hero
The Ultimate Guide · The Visual Guide · Epic Battles
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