Ashi died because the timeline Samurai Jack has is linear.
This thread is just saying that even if the timeline diverged, the people are still screwed.
Season 5 made a big deal about Jack's sword being the last hop
50 years past and it was the only option known and available for everyone.
Aku went as to far as to destroy every time portal out there to stop Jack from going back to the past.
Those 50 years he could've destroyed other methods.
Just because something can make him feel pain doesn't mean it'll take him out for good>>92565231
But then he has betrayed his own people
He took away his original motivator and goal
Samurai Jack would bring even greater dishonor to his famiry for rereasing an unspeakabre evir