Bo-Katan Brings A Star Wars Legends Location Back Into Canon
Author Karen Traviss brought Kyrimorut into “Star Wars” in her books in the “Republic Commando” series. The books themselves were spinoffs from the video game of the same name (which has recently been remastered and re-released for next-gen consoles and is well worth your time.) In these books, Kyrimorut is more jungle and trees than mountain peaks, but it was home to an unusual sect of Mandalorians.
Home to Clan Skirata, this was essentially a covert of misfits who took in clones who had deserted the Clone Wars and would rather live the lives of Mandalorians. This was also at a time in the canon when it seemed like Jango Fett and Boba Fett were Mandalorians and the Clones had a lot of that heritage and lineage to them. After the Empire took over the galaxy and hunted the Jedi down, the group at Kyrimorut even took in Jedi on the run, accepting them as their own.
For many years, it became a place known for refuge and found family, and as we look at how the Mandalorian covert is shaping up in this new season of “The Mandalorian,” it seems as though it’s taking plenty of inspiration from it.