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'Boba Fett' charts former lone wolf's social evolution

Remains a rogue at heart in series


January 13, 2022

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Boba Fett (Temuera Morrison) and Fennec Shand (Ming-Na Wen) take stock of their situation on Tatooine in "The Book of Boba Fett."

Is it possible to evolve (or retain) a social conscience while remaining an unrepentant criminal?

Gangster fables have contemplated that question for generations, with "The Godfather," "Pulp Fiction," "The Sopranos" and "Breaking Bad" serving as some of the more notable examples.

And while the answer has been "no" in all the aforementioned examples, none of those tales have been set in a world as lawless as Tatooine, where there aren't even any cops to bribe.

It's no exaggeration to describe former bounty hunter Boba Fett as a lifelong criminal, since as the clone "son" of Jango Fett, he wa...

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