- "We have a problem. The Empire is going to make a more aggressive move against the vacant structures littered around the galaxy. In effect, they're attempting to smoke us out of our hiding places."
Hoot infiltrated the Imperial Army and served in it as a Colonel. When Admiral Brady was given the task of destroying vacant houses and structures across the galaxy, he met Hoot aboard a Star Destroyer and told him of his plans. Hoot reported this back to General T. Morrow, of the Alliance.
- Smoke 'Em Out (First appearance)