- "You follow best by following from in front. Thus your prey never knows that he's not actually the predator."
- ―Unidentified naval crewman describing the term to Garik Loran
When Admiral Apwar Trigit used the term in a conversation to an undercover Face Loran—who was posing as Captain Zurel Darillian—the Imperial officer was surprised that his subordinate did not know the term. He described follow best as term that had been "practically reflex" among former Imperial Intelligence officers and should have been "second nature" to someone like Darillian.