One of the biggest tragedies in The Book of Boba Fett so far has been the massacre of the Tusken Raiders who helped the former bounty hunter get back on his feet. However, the latest episode of the Star Wars series may have teased the possibility that the Nikto biker gang were not the real killers and that Fett may soon realize he has not yet avenged the tribe!
In The Book of Boba Fett Episode 3, Fett left the tribe to collect the toll from the Pykes but when he returns, he discovers the Tusken Raiders had been massacred by the Nikto gang he went up against. Naturally, Fett was eager to avenge the tribe and he doesn't waste time doing so in the next episode.
When Fett finally meets Fennec Shand in Episode 4, he quickly works to save her life and in return, Shand helps him recover Slave I from Jabba the Hutt's former palace. Once the task is done, Fett frees her but Shand chooses to stay with him.
That's when Fett convinces Shand to help him go after the gang that killed the Tusken Raiders. Although she agrees, Shand initially comments that it was "highly unlikely" that the bikers had killed the tribe.
It might seem like a throwaway line but there is also a possibility that Shand is onto something most fans have already suspected. The Nikto gang members were barely able to fight against the lone Fett and probably wouldn't stand a chance fighting the people who trained him. The comment also implied that somebody else was responsible for the massacre.
So who killed the Tusken Raiders? There is a huge possibility that the Pyke Syndicate decided they no longer wanted to pay the toll and got rid of the tribe then framed the Nikto gang. It wouldn't be a huge surprise if they did such a thing considering that Fett is about to face off against the Pykes in the present.
The Book of Boba Fett Episode 5 will premiere on Disney+ on Wednesday, January 26, 2022.