The New Republic resistance was an underground movement on the planet Lazerian IV. The planet's monarchy was staunchly allied with the Galactic Empire, but a groundswell of New Republic sympathizers was steadily gaining ground within the Lazerian class structure. The resistance numbered about 50,000 individuals, and was led by Princess Aereena. Few members of the resistance knew that the princess led them, and she played the spoiled princess while in public.