Ahsoka: Thrawn’s Hidden Connection to Anakin Skywalker, Explained

It’s a small universe in Star Wars, as two of the most iconic characters in the franchise, Thrawn and Anakin, have met before despite hailing from completely different galaxies. In the ongoing Ahsoka series, the Force warrior Ahsoka Tano (Rosario Dawson), the apprentice of Anakin Skywalker who fought Darth Vader (twice), is on the hunt for the Imperial Grand Admiral Thrawn (Lars Mikkelsen), the long-lost mastermind who may be returning to start a new war against the fledgling New Republic.

​ The Grand Admiral and Jedi Knight turned Sith Lord have met before.