- "I, er, kind of used it to pay off a debt. This was before Vance paid me, which I never really thought he would do. There were some spice smugglers I owed some money to. Janelle, their leader, seemed to really like the ring, and offered to overlook my late payments in exchange for the ring."
- ―Herman Pate to a spacer
- Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided (First appearance)