Star Wars: Resistance Examines the Galaxy From a Surprising Perspective

Star Wars: Resistance, The Recruit

Star Wars: Resistance is the latest animated series executive produced by Dave Filoni, the man responsible for The Clone Wars and Rebels. This show is meant to cover the period leading up to The Force Awakens from the perspective of Resistance operatives, under the tutelage of Poe Dameron—and it’s while we can’t be sure what the season will bring, in the first episode we’ve already got a fascinating set of characters and a base of operations unlike anything we’ve seen before in this galaxy far, far away.

Resistance follows Kazuda (Kaz) Xiono, a young New Republic pilot who finds himself embroiled in the work of the Resistance when he hands over some important intel to Poe Dameron. Poe sees something in the kid, and asks him to join their cause, stationing Kaz on the Colossus, an aircraft refueling station on the Outer Rim where many of the galaxy’s greatest ...