Early during the Imperial Period, the Rebel bases in the Kwymar sector came under attack by the Imperial forces in a campaign known as the Kwymar Suppressions. Kestos Minor was one of those planets attacked.
During the planetary assault, stormtrooper Modigal Glave would sustain facial damage. A blaster bolt shattered his helmet, sending durasteel fragments into Glave's face. Despite the pain, Glave single-handedly held off a platoon of Rebels until armored AT-ATs arrived. The Rebel forces on the planet were eventually subdued.