LEGO Star Wars: Terrifying Tales, the most recent comedic holiday-themed Star Wars tv particular, is the most recent official property to poke enjoyable at Kylo Ren’s masks. Kylo Ren, previously Ben Solo, is among the important antagonists of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, regardless of usually being the topic of mockery each in-universe and in the true world. Like Darth Vader, Kylo Ren is a robust darkish facet consumer who wears a menacing armored masks. Although Vader wore his masks as a part of a cybernetic survival go well with, Kylo wears his for quite a lot of different causes — specifically, vainness.
Darth Vader, the grandfather of Ben Solo, was a Sith Lord who required his go well with following grievous accidents sustained in a battle in opposition to Obi-Wan Kenobi. As Kylo Ren, Ben Solo worshipped Vader, however there have been quite a few variations between the 2. Kylo was by no means a Sith. He was a Knight of Ren utilizing the darkish facet with a unique philosophical outlook from the Sith. Whereas Vader resigned himself to his new Sith id, Kylo craved his, killing and sacrificing all the things any everybody essential to ascend to his place as Grasp of the Knights of Ren.
The humorous tackle Kylo Ren’s origin within the non-canon Terrifying Tales took some inspiration from the canonical four-issue Star Wars: The Rise of Kylo Ren comedian collection, with Ben turning into intrigued by the Knights of Ren throughout his Jedi days. Within the LEGO parody, Ben joins the marauding gang, however receives his armor, robes, and masks instantly, because the Knights wanted to keep up an intimidating look. Although it wasn’t meant to be taken significantly, this iteration of Kylo Ren wears his masks for comparable causes within the Star Wars canon universe.
There have been a number of explanation why Kylo wore a masks within the Star Wars sequels, however the primary one is that each one Knights of Ren wore armored fits, full with battle helms. After renouncing his ties to the Jedi, Kylo usurped Ren because the Knights’ new chief and devoted himself to their philosophy and customs, together with using an armored masks. Other than indicating his affiliation with the Knights and defending his head, Kylo’s masks served one other, extra sentimental, goal.
Kylo Ren worshipped his grandfather, Darth Vader, looking for to change into a equally fearsome darkish facet consumer, thanks partly to telepathic goading by Darth Sidious. When carrying his armored masks, which deepened his voice, Kylo felt extra like Vader. Kylo’s darkish facet grasp, Snoke, brutally criticized Kylo within the comics and movies for his makes an attempt to imitate his grandfather.
Snoke, together with Poe Dameron, additionally complained concerning the masks’s distortion of Kylo’s voice, making it the topic of frequent criticism in-universe. Other than Kylo Ren’s needs to observe in Vader’s footsteps the normal helmets worn by the Knights of Ren have been meant to strike worry into their victims. This makes the satirical motive for Kylo Ren carrying his masks becoming in LEGO Star Wars: Terrifying Tales, as each he and the Knights of Ren have been involved with appearances.