- "In a move that stunned political observers, the Dentaal Independence Party, with full public support, ousted the Imperial administration of Governor Taliff and took direct control of the Dentaalian government it had vacated only nine months earlier."
- ―Imperial HoloVision
Taliff was the Imperial governor of Dentaal. After he eliminated the House of Dentaal, its members formed the Dentaal Independence Party and overthrew him in a bloodless coup. In retaliation, Crix Madine wiped out Dentaal's population with the Candorian plague.