- Ben and Luke discover a destroyed Jawa sandcrawler. Entering Sherlock mode, Ben deduces that it wasn't Sand People, but imperial stormtroopers that slaughtered the Jawas.
- Luke realizes the troopers were after the two droids. He speeds home but is too late. He finds the smoldering remains of his home and relatives. Yikes.
- Meanwhile, on the Death Star, Darth Vader begins interrogating Princess Leia over the location of the secret rebel base.