‘Andor’ Episode 8 Continues Amazing World-Building In ‘Narkina 5’

“Andor” on Disney Plus (opens in new tab) masterfully created several nice, new story sub-threads, but does episode eight continue to do so effectively? The short answer is a resounding yes. And not only that, but there is one wealth incredible storytelling jam packed into episode 8, titled “Narkina 5”, as well as some interesting cameos … and even a little mistaken identity.

We last saw poor Cassian Andor (Diego Luna) being punished for nothing more than being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Justice is swift—and clearly sweeping—in the new age of the Empire, and after a ridiculous trial for Niamo, he’s sent to Narkina 5. Episode 8 is named after this Imperial Prison Facility for a very good reason, because it’s the star of this episode’s installment.

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