STARWARS.COM EXPLORES HOW A NOW-CLASSIC STAR WARS REBELS EPISODE REINFORCED AND EXPANDED THE REBEL LEADER’S IMPACT.
Hand to her heart in the landmark Star Wars Rebels episode “Secret Cargo,” Mon Mothma declared war on the Empire from her place on the front lines of the rebellion. It was then and there that she solidified her role as a Star Wars icon.
For two decades, the ginger-haired senator from Chandrila had exhausted political tactics while secretly assembling the disparate cells that would one day form the Rebel Alliance.
With the Empire’s attack on the people of Ghorman, the time for her declaration had come. What followed would either go down in history as the birth of a movement or Mon’s almost certain death at the hands of the government that had publicly denounced her as a traitor.
To see her go underground after publicly condemning the Emperor as a tyrant suggested she was leveling her accusation then fleeing to hide.
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