The Mission to Gibbela was an embarrassing loss for the Galactic Empire. Gibbela was a remote world, left mostly alone by the wider galaxy. When an entire Imperial stormtrooper squad landed on the planet, they discovered why. The native species, appearing rather small, furry and harmless, were in fact, shapeshifters that could transform into a clawed ferocious form. The single native that the squad encountered destroyed the entire squad, then returned to his gardening.
- "The Value of Proper Intelligence to Any Successful Military Campaign is Not to Be Underestimated"—Star Wars Tales 19 (First appearance)