In 0 BBY, the Sith Lord Darth Vader accidentally hit the asteroid fields when he were trying to land his damaged TIE Advanced x1, due to a malfunction in the ship's navigation computer. This accident caused him to crash, eventually resulting in the death of the Imperial staff stationed on Vaal.
- Star Wars: The Old Republic (Mentioned only)
- Star Wars: The Old Republic: Rise of the Hutt Cartel (Mentioned only)
- Empire 14: The Savage Heart (First appearance)