- "The demon-beast is a creature from Ukian mythology: it is called the X'Cal, and is a harbinger of the planet's destruction. The end of our time must be near, especially if the Empire has bent the X'Cal to its will…"
- ―A Ukian official
In 9 ABY, Grand Admiral Thrawn conquered the planet Ukio using a stratagem involving cloaked warships. A least one Ukian official believed that the Empire had bent the X'Cal to their purpose, heralding the end of times for the planet.