Actually, in a behind-the-scenes extra of the season 5 Blu-Ray box set, the showrunner confirms the Empire provides battalions of enchanted clay soldiers to all the Emperor’s subordinates, so this would logically be the case for the Duke’s guards in this episode. The season 2 episode where we see one of the guards spending time with his family is non-canon.

– An informed viewer

 

You know what? A week is a long time and I’ve got a bunch of these. Let’s make the updates Monday and Wednesday.

– James