Final month, a rumor sufaced that provided particulars about a few of the alien creatures that Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) has been sharing his exile island Ahch-To with in Star Wars eight. These creatures are stated to be small birds which resemble the precise puffin birds that may be discovered on Skellig Michael Island, the Irish island the place the Ahch-To scenes have been filmed in each Star Wars: The Power Awakens and Star Wars eight. Many followers observed that these small avian creatures, who reportedly stand simply 15 inches tall, are geared up with “razor-sharp tooth” and have been described as “a hen meets a Gremlin,” are fairly much like creatures which have been featured on Star Wars Rebels and Star Wars: The Clone Wars, dubbed “convorees.” Whereas there was no affirmation from LucasFilm but, one other report claims these creatures simply could also be convorees.
Making Star Wars launched the unique report of those creatures in December, who have been described as a “Star Wars model of a Furby”. After the report surfaced, a number of followers contacted the location, asking if these could possibly be convorees, prompting additional investigation. The positioning’s supply claimed that the “gist of this design” is that these creatures are convorees, though the design will, “go away some room open for the animated exhibits’ interpretation.” Whereas this may occasionally look like an insignificant element proper now, this report additionally features a wave of hypothesis that might arrange the convorees as an important facet of Star Wars eight.
Followers first noticed one of many convorees in a Season three episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars entitled Padawan’s Misplaced, the place this hen was circling over Ahsoka Tano, after she is captured by the Trandoshan hunters. The convor bears the identical colours as a mysterious Power entity identified solely as The Daughter, however the convorees usually popped up in essential scenes in Star Wars Rebels as nicely. Convorees have been seen on this collection when Ahsoka confronts Darth Vader, and once more in a scene with Bendu and Kanan. Again in August, Star Wars Rebels government producer Dave Filoni was requested about these creatures, providing a really fascinating response.
“In some methods, I may say that it is a messenger, it is an observer. It’s undoubtedly one thing. And I might counsel – I might reasonably have followers debate – however I might counsel to say that no matter that factor is an avatar of has really appeared within the animated Star Wars universe earlier than.”
There may be additionally a principle that these convorees have one other function apart from observing, and that’s to truly protect recollections for the Jedi. It is potential that the Jedi have used the recollections collected by these birds to present the Jedi entry to their earlier errors, in an try and attempt to undo the harm that has been completed by the Sith. These creatures are stated to be the protectors of Ahch-to, with this principle claiming that they’ve preserved the data that was as soon as held at Ahch-to, an historical Jedi temple. It’s believed that the primary trailer for Star Wars: Episode VIII will debut within the subsequent few months, so maybe this footage will give us our first take a look at these convorees, or no matter these creatures really are.