After having split their forces in the Botajef system, the part of the Vong fleet engaged on the Hydian Way was attacked by the New Republic Navy. This let the other part free to deploy on the Salin Corridor. All the worlds along this route between Botajef and Columex surrendered. This included Phindar, Gala, Vjun and Lucazec. After this battle, the defeated New Republic forces retreated to Mon Calamari.
Behind the scenesEdit
The Battle of Columex makes its only appearance in The Essential Atlas. The battle is only illustrated on the galactic map of the conflict.