In the second season premiere “The Marshal,” we learned that the destruction of the Empire created a power vacuum on Tatooine. That void was only possible because, shortly before the second Death Star blew up, Leia killed Jabba on his sail barge in Return of the Jedi. Jabba’s seat of power—both literally and figuratively—did not go to one his few remaining relatives.
The Mandalorian's Season 2 Finale Post-Credits Scene Explained
Disney took a page out of its MCU playbook for The Mandalorian‘s season two finale. Just like a Marvel movie might, the season ended with a post-credits scene. That unexpected return to the late Jabba the Hutt’s palace expanded the live-action Star Wars universe by announcing an entirely new series: The Book of Boba Fett. But that shocking moment also gave us a glimpse at what happened on Tatooine following the death of its criminal kingpin.