- "I found it years ago. When I was no older than you are now. I found it in the River of Light on my home planet."
- ―Qui-Gon Jinn, handing Obi-Wan Kenobi a Force-sensitive stone
A type of stone sensitive to the Force was found on the home planet of Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn. Jinn kept one such stone as a memento, eventually passing it to his Padawan Obi-Wan Kenobi, who in turn handed the stone to his apprentice Anakin Skywalker. Shiny black in color, the stone had veins of deep red visible when viewed in bright light. It was warm to the touch and emitted crystalline glow in the dark and brings warmth and serenity
- Jedi Apprentice: The Hidden Past (First appearance)
- Jedi Apprentice: The Uncertain Path
- Jedi Quest: The Way of the Apprentice
- The New Essential Guide to Characters (Qui-Gon Jinn entry)
- The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Vol. III ("River of Light")