- "Typha-Dor is lucky ... We are rich in resources. We have abundant sunshine and water. Our world is large and varied. We have a large workforce. Yet we have never learned how to truly manage our resources and turn them into the wealth we need ... I am not defending Vanqor's aggression ... I am just saying that even Vanqor could have lessons to teach us."
- ―Thik, to his fellow TY44 surveillance outpost crew members.
Large and varied, Typha-Dor had twin capital cities, Sarus-Dor and Ith-Dor, two rulers, and a substantial workforce. Even so, the government's High Council had never managed to learn how to truly manage and convert the planet's resources into the wealth it needed.
In 25 BBY, thanks to the mediation efforts of Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker, who were sent by the Jedi High Council at the request of the Galactic Senate, Typha-Dor—under its "twin rulers" Binalu and Talus—established a ceasefire with its longtime rival Vanqor, a neighboring world that had attempted to invade and conquer it.
- Jedi Quest: The Moment of Truth (First appearance)