D23 is rolling out announcement after announcement today – it’s almost hard to keep up. Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy took the stage for the Star Wars section of the presentation for Disney+, the brand new streaming service. During the segment, fans of the animated series, The Clone Wars, got news they were hoping to hear – the continuation of the story.

The seventh and final season of the show will air on Disney+ in February of 2020. Series creator Dave Filoni was able to talk to EW about the show before the announcement. “It will conclude the story that [George Lucas] and I started together. There could be stories after that that take place with a lot of those characters. But especially for me directing Clone Wars, being that hands on, I wrote and directed the final four episodes. It’s the end of something I feel really good about.”

There are only 12 episodes in the final season so fans will have the conclusion they’ve been waiting almost a decade for. There’s a little bit more to look forward to as fan favorites Darth Maul and Ahsoka Tano will return to the show. They’ll be in a conflict known as “the Siege of Mandalore” so the show will be pulling out all the stops on the action this time around!

What do you think of the news? Are you excited for the final season? Let us know! Be sure to come back to Geek Girl Authority for more Star Wars news.

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Erin Lynch