- "Ari Skyff, captain of the Corvani. Or I was, until the Imperials got her in their sights."
- ―Ari Skyff
In 3642 BBY he was the captain of the NX-1200 starship Corvani and went on a mission to deliver medical supplies and X-22 blaster rifles to the Republic on the war-torn planet Balmorra. However, he was shot down by the Empire and was stranded on the planet. He tasked a Republic citizen with recovering the supplies he was supposed to deliver, as well as a piece of his ship's hull as a memento.
After receiving the requested items, Skyff remained stuck on Balmorra. Trying to earn money, he started flying for the Balmorran resistance, naming the vessel the assigned to him the Corvana. He later send a letter of thanks to the spacer who helped him in the hour of need.
- Star Wars: The Old Republic (First appearance)