- "These rebels are weak. If his ship died in deep space, he probably lost it and bailed out like a madman. I'll bet he's floating through the Monsua Nebula right now being eaten by space worms. What about the droid?"
- ―A stormtrooper commander inspects a captured starfighter
Space worms referred to entities that ate sentient life-forms. After capturing an X-wing starfighter piloted by the astromech droid R2-D2 and noticing that there was no pilot in the ship, a containment team Stormtrooper Commander speculated that the pilot had fled from the ship and was floating through the Monsua Nebula, being eaten by space worms.