All all through the primary season of “Andor,” we have seen Mon Mothma caught between appearances and want. She is devoted to the Insurrection, however she isn’t going to danger dropping her household and her place as a senator, which permits her to struggle the Emperor on official grounds. She can also be in nice monetary hassle, with some lacking credit from her donations to the Insurgent trigger placing her vulnerable to the Empire uncovering her true occupation. Her solely approach out appears to be to promote out her solely daughter’s hand in marriage to some random child whose dad has deep pockets and, presumably, good cash laundering expertise.
However after realizing her daughter is vulnerable to changing into an extremist and a spiritual zealot, Mon’s had sufficient. Although she does not have a lot to do in season 1 finale, her few scenes are fairly important. First, we see her and her husband Perrin leaving from some occasion, and in a second of decisive motion, Mon opens her collar and tells her driver to present them some privateness. From the present’s first episode, Mon has suspected her driver to be a spy for the ISB, so she is totally conscious he is gonna hearken to her each phrase. She then proceeds to accuse her husband of playing once more, regardless of him promising her by no means to take action, and of misusing her cash.