At first of “The Dangerous Batch” Episode 5, an armored-up Clone Drive 99 are making their approach to Ord Mantell to hopefully discover out extra about Fennec Shand and why she got here after them on Pantora. Echo (voiced by Dee Bradley Baker) cites an outdated informant of the Jedi, Cid, as somebody price talking to on the matter — although Echo admits he is by no means truly spoken to or seen Cid in individual. This makes the crew unsure of his plan altogether, however fortunately, Omega and her newly acquired wrist communicator deduce that the witty Trandoshan they encounter is in truth the Cid of fame.
Cid explains to Clone Drive 99 that for the reason that Empire took over and the Jedi had been eradicated by way of Order 66, enterprise has been sluggish. Subsequently, if the Dangerous Batch crew needs to get any information out of her, they’ve to provide her a hand with a job in alternate. She refers to them as “mercenaries,” taking them aback at first, however they quickly come to the belief that the label is becoming no matter their emotions on it, seeing as they’re now not troopers. As Cid tells Hunter (additionally voiced by Baker) within the episode’s closing moments, the one means they’re going to be capable to evade seize and even dying by the hands of bounty hunters is with loads of cash and allies — each of which she will provide.
Given the emphasis positioned on Cid and Hunter’s chat — and the squad’s want for work, assets, and connections — it is truthful to imagine Cid and her enterprise dealings will turn out to be a precious asset to them from right here on out.