Domm Korgale was a male human who served as an Imperial Vice Admiral under Grand Moff Lozen Tolruck at the time of the liberation of Kashyyyk. He served as commander of the Star Destroyer Dominion, until it was infiltrated by Han Solo and his team. After being captured by Solo, Korgale escaped his ship's bridge, and the New Republic didn't think he wasn't useful enough to be pursued.
A human male, Vice Admiral Domm Korgale served as the commander of the Imperial Star Destroyer Dominion in 5 ABY. His subordinate was Rear Admiral Urian Orlan. During the liberation of Kashyyyk, Korgale and Orlan complied with Grand Moff Lozen Tolruck's orders to orbitally bombard the planet after the Wookiees rose up in revolt against Imperial rule. Later, he commanded the Dominion when a rebel team led by Han Solo and Chewbacca boarded the ship in an attempt to knock out the Dominion and its sister ships Vitiator and Neutralizer.
Despite Solo and his team unleashing a rampaging horde of webweaver spiders, Admiral Korgale and his stormtroopers managed to capture the rebel boarders. Korgale placed the rebel boarders in shackles and then confronted Solo personally. After identifying himself, he informed Solo that he was going to deliver him to the Empire's embrace so that he could buy a seat with the Imperial leadership. When Solo responded that he was a war criminal, Korgale threatened to execute his comrades.
Korgale informed his comrades that he had asked for Imperial reinforcements and voice his hope that the Empire would respond. One of his comm officers then told him that a YT-1300 light freighter had jumped out of hyperspace. This ship turned out to be Solo's ship Millennium Falcon, which was being piloted by his wife Princess Leia Organa. Korgale ordered his Destroyer to launch a contingent of TIE fighters. When Leia ordered him to stand down in the name of the New Republic, Korgale laughed and dismissed the idea that her freighter could take on three Star Destroyers.
Leia was accompanied by a dozen X-wing starfighters from Captain Wedge Antilles' Phantom Squadron and Admiral Ackbar's cruiser Home One. Believing that his foes were outnumbered, Korgale ordered the Imperial ships to mount a vigorous defense of Imperial territory G5-623. However, Chewbacca broke free of his captors and hurled a stormtrooper against the wall. Han and his comrades broke free and then took out Korgale's men. Chewbacca hit Korgale and knocked him to the ground. While Korgale fled the bridge, Han and his comrades hijacked the Dominion and used its turbolasers and laser cannons to destroy the Vitiator and to fire upon the Neutralizer. As a result, the Neutralizer surrendered to the New Republic and Imperial rule on Kashyyyk came to an end.
Personality and traitsEdit
Domm Korgale was an Imperial Vice Admiral who regarded the New Republic as criminals. He hoped that capturing Han Solo would improve his standing in the Galactic Empire. Korgale underestimated the ingenuity of his New Republic opponents particularly Solo, who tilted the balance of the battle in the New Republic's favor by hijacking his Star Destroyer Dominion.
Behind the scenesEdit
- Aftermath: Life Debt (First appearance)
Notes and referencesEdit
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 According to . “@lelalmekha Yes!”, All Imperial officers seen or mentioned in Aftermath: Life Debt are human.
- ↑ 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 Aftermath: Life Debt
- ↑ Star Wars: Galactic Atlas places the Battle of Endor During the year 4 ABY. Shattered Empire, Part IV, which shows Shara Bey and Kes Dameron settling on Yavin 4, takes place three months after the Battle of Endor, and Galactic Atlas places Bey and Dameron's move to Yavin 4 in the year 5 ABY.
In the novel Aftermath it is said that months have passed since the Battle of Endor. Aftermath: Life Debt begins two months after the end of Aftermath, therefore the events of the former take place at least four months after the Battle of Endor. Since three months after the Battle of Endor is part of 5 ABY, as shown with Bey and Dameron's settling on Yavin 4, events of Life Debt must take place in 5 ABY at the earliest. On the other hand, the Galactic Atlas dates the Battle of Jakku, as depicted in Life Debt's sequel Aftermath: Empire's End, to 5 ABY, as well, leading to the conclusion that Life Debt is set in 5 ABY.