I love the fact that of all the possible people Mayfeld is the one who saw Din's face. He had this thing of "take the helmet off" in both series that he's in (multiple jokes about the helmet and how Din looks like underneath it in The Prisoner, almost getting Din's helmet taken off by the hell boy guy; jokes about Din changing his outfit and his helmet in The Believer, and his phrase that Din won't be able to help him in the Imperial Base because he "won't show his face". The guy clearly saw the whole "creed" thing as a joke.) He was just taunting Din about it.
And when Mayfeld saw Din's face he didn't make any jokes. Even though, you'd kinda expect him to say something like "wow, you're not a wookie after all." (And I'm not counting "We just call him 'Brown Eyes,'" because it's a whole different thing, Mayfeld literally saved Din's poor ass from screwing the whole operation up. Mayfeld did a good thing.)
He just said that Din did what he needed to do. He respected him and showed that this situation will stay between them two.
This episode wasn't only a huge character development for Din, but for Mayfeld too. It showed the whole new side of his character. That he isn't just a "badass imperial dick", but also someone who regrets being an imperial dick.
I'm really looking forward to see where this whole thing goes, as it's obvious this isn't Mayfeld's last appearance (because it'd be weird to make such a plottwist where he's literally the only living being who saw Din's face, and then just make him... disappear). And I'm glad that they've chosen him from all the people in The Prisoner to give a redemption arc. The guy deserved it
In conclusion, I stan Mayfeld for clear skin and bald head❤️
I joked about being a Mayfeld stan please don't say that you don't approve it I see everything I'm just too shy to react back
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