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Captain Rex: Turn around and step toward the wall. On your knees.

General Krell (chuckls): You're in a position of power now. How does it feel?

Captain Rex: I said, on your knees.

General Krell: It feels good, doesn't it? But I can sense your fear. You're shaking, aren't you? What are you waiting for? The Umbarans are getting closer.

Captain Rex: I have to do this.

General Krell: You can't do it, can you? Eventually, you'll have to do the right thing...

(Dogma shoots him instead of Rex)

Dogma: I... I had to. He betrayed us.

Fives: If the Umbarans get to him, he'll turn over all our intel. The defense codes, everything. He'll strike a crippling blow to the Republic.

Jesse: Something has to be done. We can't risk the possibility that he might escape.

Tup: As long as Krell's alive, he's a threat to every one of us.

Captain Rex: I agree.

Captain Rex: Why, General? Why kill your own men?

General Krell (chuckls): Because I can. Because you fell for it. Because you're inferior.

Captain Rex: But you're a Jedi! How could you?

General Krell: A Jedi? (laughs) I'm no longer naive enough to be a Jedi. A new power is rising, I've foreseen it. The Jedi are going to lose this war, and the Republic will be ripped apart from the inside. In its place is going to rise a new order, and I will rule as part of it.

Captain Rex: You're a Separatist!

General Krell: I serve no one's side, only my own. And soon, my new master.

Captain Rex: You're an agent of Dooku.

General Krell: Not yet, but when I get out of here, I will be. After I've succeeded in driving the Republic from Umbara, the Count will reward my actions and make me his new apprentice.

Captain Rex: Tell me who gave you the orders to attack us.

Waxer: It... It was General Krell. He sent us to these coordinates to stop the enemy. We thought they were wearing our armor, but it was... You.

Captain Rex (to the Clones): We all know who's responsible for what happened out there. What we don't know, is why. Something has to be done. What I'm proposing is highly treasonous. If any man chooses to opt out, do it now. (The Clones take one step forward) From this point forward, we are entering uncharted territory. My orders are, we arrest General Krell for treason against the Republic.

Captain Rex: You wanted us, sir?

General Krell: I ordered those clones to be destroyed. You are making a mistake by crossing me, clone.

Captain Rex: It's Captain, sir.

Jesse: Never thought we'd go out this way.

Dogma: Aim.

Fives: Wait! This is wrong and we all know it! The general is making a mistake, and he needs to be called on it. No clone should have to go out this way! We're loyal soldiers! We follow orders, but we are not a bunch of unthinking droids! We are men! We must be trusted to make the right decisions! Especially when the orders we are given are wrong!

Dogma: Fire!

(The Clones intentionally miss)

Dogma: What... What happened?

(The Clones drop their blasters)

Captain Rex: They're doing the right thing, Dogma. Because if this is how soldiers are rewarded for heroic actions, then one day, every man in this battalion may face a similar fate. Take off their binders.

Dogma: No! We have orders! We have to go through with this!

Captain Rex: Good luck finding anyone to do it.

General Krell: Let me be clear about the punishment for the treason committed by ARC trooper 5555, and CT-5597. They will be court-martialed, they will be found guilty. And they will be executed! Make no mistake. For crossing me, you will pay the price.

Captain Rex: All right, you heard the General. Let's go.

Jesse: You can't be serious.

Fives: I used to think General Krell was reckless, but now I'm beginning to think he just hates clones.

Captain Rex: We're soldiers. We have a duty to follow orders and, if we must, lay down our lives for victory.

Fives: You believe that, or is that what you were engineered to think?

Captain Rex: I honor my code. That's what I believe.

Captain Rex: A few of General Skywalker's plans seemed reckless, too, but they worked.

Fives: Yeah, but General Skywalker is usually leading his men up in the front not bringing up the rear like General Krell.

Fives: General Krell, in case you haven't noticed, Captain Rex just saved this platoon. Surely you won't fail to recognize that.

General Krell: ARC-5555, stand down. (activates his lightsaber)

Fives: Sir. Yes, sir.

Captain Rex: Sir, if I may address your accusation, I followed your orders. Even in the face of a plan, that was, in my opinion, severely flawed. A plan that cost us men. (takes off his helmet) Not clones! Men! As sure as it is my duty to remain loyal to your command, I also have another duty. To protect those men.

General Krell: You have a spark of tenacity, Captain. I'll give you that. I know that I don't command like the Jedi you're used to serving, certainly not like General Skywalker, but I have my way. It may be difficult, but these are difficult times. And it's proven effective. And I suppose your loyalty to your men is to be commended. They seem to admire this. That's important to an effective commander. All right, Captain Rex, your opinion has been noted. Dismissed.

Fives: I think he almost complimented you.

Captain Rex (sighs): It's hard to tell.

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Genres: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Produced by: Cartoon Network/Netflix/Disney+
Release Date: 3 October 2008
Status: Season 7 coming (Date unknown)
Number of seasons: 7

Synopsis / Summary

As the Clone Wars sweep through the galaxy, the heroic Jedi Knights struggle to maintain order and restore peace. More and more systems are falling prey to the forces of the dark side as the Galactic Republic slips further and further under the sway of the Separatists and their never-ending droid army. Anakin Skywalker and his Padawan learner Ahsoka Tano along with Obi-Wan Kenobi join the fight. (IMDb)


Characters / Cast

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A-Z List of Characters

Character Voiced by
Aayla Secura Jennifer Hale
Admiral Wullf Yularen Tom Kane
Ahsoka Tano Ashley Eckstein
Anakin Skywalker Matt Lanter
Asajj Ventress Nika Futterman
Barriss Offee Meredith Salenger
C-3PO Anthony Daniels
Cad Bane Corey Burton
Captain Rex Dee Bradley Baker
Commander Cody Dee Bradley Baker
Commander Wolffe Dee Bradley Baker
Count Dooku Corey Burton
Duchess Satine Anna Graves
Echo Dee Bradley Baker
Fives Dee Bradley Baker
General Grievous Matthew Russell Wood
Hondo Ohnaka Jim Cummings
Jar Jar Binks Ahmed Best
Kit Fisto Phil LaMarr
Luminara Unduli Olivia d’Abo
Mace Windu Terrence ‘T.C.’ Carson
Obi-Wan Kenobi James Arnold Taylor
Padmé Amidala Catherine Taber
Palpatine Ian Abercrombie
Plo Koon James Arnold Taylor
Yoda Tom Kane