As a new recruit, Smalyun was assigned to replace Captain Ryyts at Planetary Customs Security Checkpoint LH48 He arrived one hour late his first day on the job. Sergeant Rolex had to teach him how to use the BAS44 Customs-Grade Holoscanner. While Smalyun was operating the device, he almost overlooked one of Li-Suun Niik's agents trying to smuggle out Aargauun gold bonded to two ribs, but Rolex pointed it out to him. When the smuggler fled, Smalyun opened fire on him. It turned out that Smalyun was one of Niik's covert contacts within the planet's security forces.
- Star Wars 48: The Third Law (First appearance)