May 17, 2013 in Episode Guides by Firebird

Season 3 Episode 13

“Evil is not born, it is taught.”


When Count Dooku calls upon the Nightsisters seeking a replacement for Ventress, she and her kin seize the opportunity to exact revenge. Ventress visits the far side of Dathomir and the males of the planet seeking the most brutal and powerful warrior among them. Talzin has Asajj secretly select a warrior from the distant Nightbrother village: Savage Opress. With the power of dark magic, Talzin transforms Savage into a hulking warrior ultimately loyal to Asajj. She then delivers Opress to Dooku, where he will serve as his secret Sith apprentice in a plot to overthrow Darth Sidious.

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Concept Art and Trivia

The Nightsisters offer Count Dooku a glass of blackroot, which is a drink from Willow. You can also chew the roots, but only if you want hairs on your chest (clip).

Katie Lucas was inspired for a world ruled by females by the book Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.

Dooku’s training of Savage is like a dark version of how Yoda trained Luke.

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You’ll see that Dooku has the yellow Sith eyes in this arc.

Stephen Stanton better known as Captain Tarkin, Mas Amedda and Moralo Eval provided the voice for Brother Viscus.


Concept art of Ventress, Talzin, and the transformed Opress


Sculpted maquette of Savage Opress