In the episode “Station Theta Black,” Leia mentions how some senators are profiting from the creation of First Order weapons. That got us to think about Kaz’s father and the Xiono family’s wealth.
Leia doesn’t argue with [Kaz] because she knows from experience. She says, “You’re right, Kazuda, considering so many of them are profiting from the creation of these weapons.”
This immediately sets off alarm bells because what if Hamato Xiono is one of those senators? Granted, we don’t know much about him and his background, but it’s not that far-fetched of a thought.
While Kaz is borderline poor while working as a mechanic on the Colossus, he actually comes from a wealthy family. He grew up with money and was given everything he ever wanted. Sure, Kaz’s father probably earned that living through hard work and legitimate means, but no one is immune to corruption. After all, greed is a terrible thing. Access to easy money-making ways can lead anyone astray.
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