"Captain Pellaeon: I'd still recommend, sir, that the attack be carried out as soon as possible." "Grand Admiral Thrawn: Recommendation noted, Captain. And, as it happens, already acted upon. The raid was launched ten minutes ago."
The mobile city was disabled, and was unable to get away from the oncoming and deadly sunrise of Nkllon. However, the Peregrine arrived, commanded by GeneralGarm Bel Iblis; Bel Iblis' forces helped evacuate the citizens of Nomad City. Bel Iblis and Lando Calrissian asked Admiral Hiram Drayson to lend part of his fleet to save the city, but Drayson refused; as a result, although all of its population was safely evacuated, Nomad City itself melted under the fierce star.