- "You call yourself a smuggler, Solo, and I'll grant you your reputation, but I'm operating on a whole other level here."
- ―Perla to Han Solo
Perla was a Human female living on the planet Coruscant who worked for the Imperial Center Sanitation Department. Perla used her job to run a large-scale smuggling operation, utilizing the department's barges. Her successes were based on the lack of inspection on the barges. She offered Han Solo an opportunity to get off of Coruscant without notice if he paid her a large sum. it turns out that she had been delivering a stockpile of weapons and supplies to Senator Mon Mothma in exchange to join the Rebellion. After giving the supplies, she was offered by Mothma to command a freighter in the fleet.