Grievous Intrigue

April 26, 2013 in Episode Guides by Firebird

Season 2 Episode 9

“For everything you gain, you lose something else.”


Jedi Master Eeth Koth is taken hostage and tortured by General Grievous. Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Adi Gallia devise a daring rescue plan, but they soon realize the General has a plan of his own. The Jedi Knights and the Separatist general try to outmaneuver each other in a ship-to-ship and hand-to-hand battle high over the planet Saleucami.

Grievous Intrigue Commentary, Preview and Episode Guide.

Concept Art and Trivia

This episode is filled with numerous new starship models, including the Separatist destroyer (based on a ship design seen in Episode III), a Republic light cruiser (a new design) and a Jedi ambassadorial shuttle (based on Joe Johnston concept art for the Imperial shuttle seen in Episode VI).

ep209conceptart08 ep209conceptart10

The Jedi war room includes a number of new Jedi character models, including a Weequay Jedi (labeled Sora Bulq in design documents), a Nikto Jedi (labeled “Makis Shaalas”), a Roonan Jedi (Tukker Val Loo), a new Twi’lek Jedi (Finn Ertay) and a blue Mon Calamari (Eekar Oki). The long-tailed beak nosed Cosian is Terra Sinube, who will feature in a future episode, “Lightsaber Lost.” The younglings that Ahsoka Tano tends to will also appear in that episode.

ep209conceptart02 ep209conceptart01

The expanded universe attempted to kill off Eeth Koth in 2003’s Inside the World of Attack of the Clones, claiming he died in a gunship crash on Geonosis that also took the life of Sora Bulq — another Jedi character who emerged intact in a subsequent source.

ep209conceptart03 ep209conceptart04

This is our first look at the newly redesigned Commander Wolffe, who has suffered an eye injury since his last unhelmeted appearance in “Rising Malevolence,” necessitating a cybernetic replacement.


The camera angle of Yularen ordering the fleet attack from the bridge of the Resolute is the same angle as Captain Needa issuing orders from the bridge of the Avenger in Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back.