- "They have taken something of importance from the Empire—a piece of the weapons sysem for the new Death Star. It would take months to rebuild the stolen piece. The Death Star is useless without it."
- ―Emperor Palpatine, to Darth Vader
In approximately 3 ABY, a small Rebel force ambushed an Imperial convoy on the Corellian Trade Spine, leading to the theft of a crucial component of the second Death Star's weapons system.
The Rebel Alliance Wolf Squadron ambushed an Imperial convoy passing near an asteroid field on the Corellian Trade Spine.
During the battle, Rebel troopers boarded the cargo ship, killed its complement of stormtroopers and steered the ship into the asteroid field, landing it in their secret base on Annamar.
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