- "If I remember my military history, wasn't he vaporized at the Battle of Malastare Narrows?"
- ―Anakin Skywalker, on Trench
The Battle of Malastare Narrows took place years before the Clone Wars. The battle pitted the Harch Admiral Trench and a corporate fleet against forces of the Galactic Republic. Wullf Yularen, serving as an officer during this time, took part in the battle. During the battle, Trench's flagship was destroyed, and he was presumed dead.