It is a dark time. The Jedi are no more, and the Empire rules the galaxy with an iron fist - bringing tyranny to the Outer Rim world of Lothal. Their ominous presence is a cloud over the planet, squashing any hope of freedom or a better life, especially for 14-year-old orphan Ezra Bridger. But the young con artist soon finds that destiny has other plans for him, as he encounters a small band of rebels who dare to strike back against the Empire.
The rebels intercept a shipment of weapons intended for the Empire and accidentally end up hosting a pair of droids.
With Ezra and Zeb arguing constantly, a simple errand to the market goes astray when they get in a tussle with stormtroopers and manage to steal a TIE fighter.
The Rebels learn that old Jedi Master Luminara Unduli is being held captive in the Stittgen system. They get to her only to realize that they have fallen into a trap set by the Inquisitor.
The Rebels send Ezra on an undercover mission into the Imperial Academy to steal a decoder. When a couple newly made academy friends are put in danger by an edict of the Emperor, Ezra attempts to escape from the Academy with them.
While on a supply run, Hera and Sabine find themselves stranded but not alone in a seemingly abandoned locale.
Ezra struggles with unanswered questions from the past on Empire Day - his birthday - while the Ghost crew uncovers key Imperial intel. A refugee of the Empire seeks help from the Rebels to get off the planet with important Imperial information.
To protect the Imperial deserter, Kanan and Ezra attempt to distract the pursuing Imperial forces, resulting in a confrontation.
Ezra must face a great challenge as part of his growth as a member of the team.
The wrong gamble with a new acquaintance forces the crew into transporting some unusual cargo.
The crew of the Ghost try to thwart an Imperial plan to capture an exiled dignitary who wants to host a secret rally on Lothal.
As public awareness increases around the Rebels activity, they target an important Imperial network.
The Rebels attack an Imperial courier hoping to glean information that will help them lead a dangerous rescue attempt.
The rebels must infiltrate the heart of an Imperial fleet to rescue Kanan.