25 Star Wars characters who deserve a spinoff

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From Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005). Image via Disney/Lucasfilm

25. General Grievous

Step back and assess this character for a second. He is a cyborg (not a droid) commander of a droid army, who quad-wields lightsabers and has the nastiest cough in the galaxy. He has a penchant for killing Jedi to take their lightsabers for his aforementioned quad-wielding trick.

Great concept, right?

If Wookieepedia is to be believed, he has also never gotten a novel of his own. He’s practically a bit villain in Revenge of the Sith, only there for Obi-Wan to have a dramatic duel with and to create something resembling tension by fake-capturing Palpatine. It’s also the first time he shows up. As a result, he feels like he shows up out of nowhere for people who keep their viewing to the main films because they don’t necessarily want to keep up with TV series like Clone Wars. That’s the non-canon one, by the way.

We would personally like to see his journey from Kaleesh warrior to mostly-machine warrior who went for four arms instead of two. It can’t just be “having more arms makes me stronger.”

(It’s probably just that, but we can’t help but wonder just a little bit.)

If we had to pick, we’d ask for a novel before a film, though.