- "Well, Nomo, it's your shift. Sort this one out and you'll be a Captain by Monday. Fail, and you'll be working in the mines."
"Mines? What mines? Where will you go?"
"As far as I can. As far as I can."
- ―Captain Zyak and Lieutenant Nomo as Fuel City's fuel cells are destroyed
Captain Zyak was an officer of the Imperial Navy trained in air-traffic control. As of 5 ABY, he was stationed in Fuel City on Sulon, where he considered he was wasting his life. He had a thin mustache and often sneered.