The idea of a company-owned sector of house isn’t a brand new one in Star Wars. The Rogue One prequel novel Catalyst established one other certainly one of these governments often called the Company Sector Authority, which dominated part of the Outer Rim. It additionally existed in Legends canon.
Ferrix and Kenari
Ferrix, a desert planet, and Kenari are two different planets created for the present. Beneath the rule of Preox-Morlana, Ferrix is the positioning of large scrapyards the place employees strip ships for assets and components.
In the meantime, Kenari appears to be like prefer it’s additionally fallen sufferer to company pursuits, with an enormous mining operation consuming away on the planet’s in any other case inexperienced floor. After we meet Kassa/Cassian on Kenari, he leaves in a settlement run by different youngsters, with no adults in sight. It’s potential that no matter catastrophe befell that deserted mine left all of them with out their dad and mom…
At one level in episode 1, Timm makes a reference to Wobani, which is a planet that first appeared in Rogue One. It’s the positioning of the jail camp the place Cassian finds Jyn Erso within the film.
Maarva references the planet Fest whereas speaking to Cassian early within the premiere episodes. This planet has appeared earlier than in each Disney and Legends continuities. In present canon, it’s a planet that homes a Insurgent HQ, whereas in Legends, the planet held an Imperial base. Most famously, Fest was featured as one of many ranges within the traditional first-person shooter Star Wars: Darkish Forces.
The Clone Wars, the Republic, and the Separatists
It’s established in lore that when Cassian stated in Rogue One which he’d been combating since he was six years outdated, he really meant combating for the Separatists, the shedding aspect of the Clone Wars. We get to see slightly little bit of that historical past in flashbacks to Cassian/Kassa’s childhood on Kenari. The ship that crash lands on the planet appears to be piloted by Separatist operatives, judging from the insignia worn on their uniforms, however Maarva later references the soldier the Kenari children shot down as a “Republic officer” regardless of his Separatist uniform. Undecided what’s occurring there. May be a continuity error. The purpose is that these scenes clearly happen through the Clone Wars, confirming that Separatist Kassa and Insurgent Cassian have been combating oppressive galactic governments nearly his complete life.