Star Wars fans were left with their jaws on the floor when Bo-Katan Kryze (Katee Sackhoff) appeared in episode 3 of The Mandalorian's second season. The famous Mandalorian was a key player in the third episode, rescuing Din Djarin and the Child from certain death before continuing her mission to claim what rightfully belongs to her: the Darksaber.
Katan has been active since the Clone Wars, with fans only seeing the character in animated form until she joined the cast of the Mandalorian. She has a lot of history with many big names in the Star Wars universe, and is a key player through her position on the planet Mandalore.
Since she is actively fighting the Empire and is on a collision course with Moff Gideon (Giancarlo Esposito), it is almost certain that the audience will see Bo-Katan cross paths with Mando and The Child again, most likely before the end of the second season.
While a lot of die hard fans will know of Katan's history and the Mandalorian lore, some may be confused as to why there is so much hype around this new character. So, in order to try and explain the hype, here's everything fans need to know about Bo-Katan...