- "Speaking for Zerpen Industries, I must say that this has been a regrettable incident—as was the Republic's abduction of two Separatist researchers. But we are glad to have been in a position to broker their release, as well as that of Dr. Erso and his family, who should never have been subjected to so much as harsh words, let alone imprisonment."
- ―Lieutenant Commander Orson Krennic during the exchange
The rescue of Galen Erso was undertaken by Galactic Republic Lieutenant Commander Orson Krennic during the Clone Wars. It resulted in the rescue of the scientist Galen Erso, his wife Lyra, and their daughter Jyn from the Confederacy of Independent Systems, who had been imprisoned on the planet Vallt.
- Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel (First appearance)
- Rogue One, Part IV (Appears in flashback(s)) (First pictured)