- "I merely wish a servant. Someone who will be waiting there for me when I return. Formed from one of the Emperor's prize souvenirs—sample B-2332-54, I believe it was."
- ―Jedi Master Joruus C'baoth
The Ugnaught engineer Groggin first discovered the hand in the bowels of Cloud City, along with Skywalker's lightsaber. Vader recovered the hand and the lightsaber from Groggin and immediately delivered them to Mount Tantiss, Emperor Palpatine's private storehouse on the planet Wayland. The hand became one of the Emperor's prized trophies.
- The Last Command (First mentioned)
- A Guide to the Star Wars Universe, Second Edition ("Luuke Skywalker")
- The Essential Guide to Characters
- A Guide to the Star Wars Universe, Third Edition ("Skywalker, Luuke")
- The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia ("Skywalker, Luuke")