Tyfor Renadal was a public relations specialist living during the Galactic War. After his company Renadal Consulting collapsed, Tyfor ended up on Rishi, homeless and starving, unable to afford a simple sonic shower. One day, he spotted from a gutter grate as a Republic hero, under the guise of a cannibalistic captain of the Red Hulls pirates, spared a Weequay named Grumm who challenged the Republic hero in battle. Tyfor then send a later to the person he believed to be a cannibal, offering his services in public relations.