The Bothan Spynet utilized a secret safe house in the city of Tal'cara on the planet Kothlis during the Galactic Civil War. From this safe house in 3.5 ABY, a group of technicians deciphered stolen Imperial data that turned out to be the technical plans to the second Death Star battlestation, which eventually found its way into Rebel Alliance hands.
- Shadows of the Empire novel (First appearance)
- Shadows of the Empire audio book
- Shadows of the Empire junior novelization
- Shadows of the Empire 5
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