Enter, Moses Ingram because the delightfully tortured soul that’s Reva. A former Jedi youngling who was seemingly spared from the blood-smeared lightsaber of 1 Anakin Skywalker, and later turns into an inquisitor. Initially proven to be hellbent on discovering Obi-Wan, extra layers emerge for the character because the collection progresses.
Sadly, Star Wars followers have repeatedly proven that they’re hardly shy in relation to voicing their opinions on issues they don’t like, whether or not it’s a casting alternative, character, plot level, or whole mission. Kelly Marie Tran acquired torrential abuse on-line after The Final Jedi, and unfortunately Ingram saw similar as the first episodes were released on Disney Plus in June.
Fortunately, although, followers are actually lastly realizing how nicely finished Reva was, with a Reddit publish commemorating the brilliance of the character, and praising Ingram’s efficiency.
Star Wars has at all times been in regards to the cyclical nature of storytelling and characters, and it’s usually exceedingly uncommon for an outright, utterly evil character to exist. Besides perhaps Palpatine. Reva being a tortured soul uncertain of the place she stands just isn’t a lot totally different to how Darth Vader is; in actual fact, the purpose of her arc is to intensify how shut Obi-Wan thinks he’s to deprogramming the “Vader” out of Anakin.
Like all issues Star Wars, it stays in a relentless state of debate. The same old go-to for the franchise is that no matter is hated at launch is liked inside 10 years, nearly as if nothing occurred. The prequels saw a massive shift in opinion thanks to kids growing up with the films, and it’s arduous to not suppose Reva, Rey, and so many maligned characters will quickly see the love of plenty.
Obi-Wan Kenobi is at present obtainable to stream on Disney Plus.